Free Events

I generally post about activities and events we’ve experienced so I can give all the details, but there are a few upcoming events I think look like a lot of fun, and they’re all FREE! All the details provided about each event have been provided by the organizers of the event.

Bump Club and Beyond Extravaganzawebsite

Date and time: Saturday, September 17, 8:45am-3:00pm
Location: Microsoft Store at Oakbrook Center
About Bump Club and Beyond: Bump Club and Beyond is Chicago’s largest social event group for moms and moms-to-be. 

Registration: Space is limited and guests must register online to attend.

  • First 100 guests to RSVP will receive a goodie bag courtest of Bump Club and Microsoft
  • 8:45am – A combined pre- and post-natal workout courtesy of the Daily Method Naperville, followed by breakfast
  • 10am – Nutrition 101 for Moms and Babies with Bump Club and Beyond’s Resident Nutrition Expert, Lara Field
  • 11:30am-12:30pm – Childproofing Made Easy with BCB’s Resident Safety Expert, Josh Berliant of Babyproofing Solutions, and lunch
  • 1-2pm – An exclusive “Moms Know Tech” Mom Blogger Panel sharing the latest technology and online trends for you and your family
  • 2:15-3pm – Kids concert with Mr. Singer and Kerri Appleberry

Tooth Fairy Day at Oral Health Care Professionals, LLCwebsite 

Date and time: Friday, September 23, 9am-1pm 

Reservations: Call 630-963-6750. You do not have to be an existing patient for your children to attend.

  • No examination or cleaning; this is event is designed to make children comfortable with the dentist’s office
  • Children receive a nametag & are introduced to a doctor
  • Parent & child accompany doctor to a room where they can ride in the chair, squirt water and air, and become familiar with being in a dentist’s office
  • Child meets the Tooth Fairy, has a chance to talk to her, and gets a keepsake picture with her to take home
  • Child receives a hand stamp, balloon, and goodie bag 

 Building Blocks Toy Store 15th Anniversarywebsite

Date and time: Saturday, September 24, 10am-2pm

  • Elmo 
  • Balloons
  • Face painting
  • Prize wheel
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Gift bags (limited quantity)
  • Musical entertainment by the Poochamungas
  • All Alex toys buy 2, get 3rd (of equal or lesser value) free
  • Lots of prize giveaways


*** This event has ended, but you can still sign up for a free class at Kids Science Labs

Kids Science Labs Grand Openingwebsite

Date and time: Saturday, September 10, 10:00am-2:00pm

Location: 1500 N. Kingsbury, Chicago

Parking: Free indoor parking

About Kids Science Labs: Interactive learning centers that offer classes and activities for kids 2-12 to help them explore the science around them. In addition to the Grand Opening activities, you can register for a free class! 


  • Science demos and hands-on activities for kids 2-12
  • Problem solving challenges and puzzles for kids
  • Engaging tours of the new Lincoln Park location
  • Meet all KSL teachers and the co-founders
  • Peanut-free and tree nut-free snacks
  • Drinks for kids
  • Special refreshments for parents
  • Special performance by children’s recording artist Laura Doherty
Do you know of any other great events other parents would like to hear about?

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