A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup: Chicago Suburban Family Fun March 27-28, 2021

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Weekend Windup: Chicago Suburban Family Fun March 27-28, 2021

 Chicago Suburban Family Fun March 27-28, 2021

14 Chicago Suburban Family Fun Events March 27-28, 2021 

Spring is in the air and the weekend is nearly here! Enjoy my picks for family fun this weekend:

March 1-April 3 Project Hop, Fill A Heart 4 Kids, Lake Forest, Fill A Heart 4 Kids needs our help to put together fun Easter baskets for kids in foster homes, sponsorship is a $15 minimum, sign up through sign up genius, the event is heart warming and you will be delighted by the whimsical decor at Fill A Heart! **Fill A Heart has great Covid precautions to keep you safe!**

March 1-31 Self Guided Trivia Trails, Lyons Woods Forest Preserve, Waukegan, 1.5 mile looped trail, trivia questions along the way

March 1-31 Self-Guided Maple Syrup Hikes, Ryerson Conservation Area, Riverwoods, follow the signs to learn about maple syrup production

March 13-28  Lucky Leprechaun Pot Of Gold Challenge, leprechauns have left their gold in three South Elgin parks, find the letters and put together three Irish names, submit per directions for a prize

March 20-27 Virtual Fan Fest, Mount Prospect Public Library, virtual events featuring Dungeons & Dragons, Sci-Fi, Superheroes, Disney, Hamilton and more

Dunn Museum in Libertyville is back open, please reserve timed ticket, learn about the history and natural history of Lake County, enjoy special exhibits as well, admission fee

Ongoing Naper Settlement is back open to the public Tuesdays - Fridays 10AM-4PM, $5 pp, must register ahead.

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Book a Tour of The Grove Interpretive Center, Glenview, $2 for residents, $ 5 for non, 10AM-2PM, groups limited to 25, children under 2 are free, meet all of the resident animals and learn about Robert Kennicott, must register online, tours are 45 minutes

Through June 6 Simply Spring Butterfly Exhibit, Nicholas Conservatory, Rockford, enjoy viewing live butterflies flying in the conservatory and learn about their life cycle, $9 per adult, $7per child or senior, must pre-register

Saturday, March 27:

March 27 & 28 Make Your Own Glass Egg, Patterson Glassworks, Mundelein, 10AM-4PM, $65 small, $95 large, appointments encouraged due to COVID, call studio at 847-949-0013

March 27 & 28 Maple Sugaring, Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, 20 minute tours to learn about how maple syrup is made, demonstrations, 1PM, 1:30PM, 2PM, 2:30PM, 3PM, 3:30PM, $5 pp, must register, must wear a mask

March 27 Zoology Club: March of the Frogs, Facebook Live from Little Red Schoolhouse, 1:30PM, learn about the ecology of frogs on FB Live

March 27 Flashlight Egg Hunt, Big Timber, Elgin, 9PM, $16 pp,  must sign up for times -- space is limited, only 9PM time available currently

Sunday. March 28:

March 28 Nature's Lumberjack, Crabtree Nature Center, 1:30PM, learn about the beaver and see artifacts sharing about the life of the beaver, free but must register, please call 847-381-6592, must wear masks and social distance

Also, don't forget to check out my Chicago Suburbs Hiking List for new adventures!


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