Five Events to Enjoy with Your Kids: Grab & Go Kids Planner
Here's a list of kid-friendly activities and new places for you to try out with your children this week.
We know your time is limited and precious, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go, both locally and within reasonable driving distance.
But we want you to help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips — just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know. We want to hear from you!
This week, enjoy ice skating, spaghetti, magical creature, baseball and story time - pick and choose from an array of events.
FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK
- COSMIC SKATING
Where/When: Rocket Ice, 180 Canterbury Lane, Bolingbrook, on Feb. 26 from 8 pm. to 10 p.m.
Why Go: Ice skating fun with lasers, music and an on-ice DJ
Pricing: $5-$6 (plus $3 skate rental fee)
- BOY SCOUTS SPAGHETTI DINNER
Where/When:St. Scholastica Parish, 7800 Janes Ave, Woodridge, on Feb. 27 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Why Go: Support your local Boy Scouts, great food and raffle prizes
Pricing: $7 per person or $20 per family
- FATHER/SON BASEBALL PITCHING CLINIC
Where/When: Downers Grove Park District Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Rd, Downers Grove, on Feb. 27 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Why Go: Father and son bonding time as kids ages 6-14 learn the correct fundamentals involved in pitching
Pricing: $40 resident, $60 non-resident
- MAGICAL CREATURES AT ARBORETUM
Where/When: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, on Feb. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Kids can search out gnomes, fairies and wise old trees
Pricing: Free with paid admission