Weekend Activities – October 28-31, 2011

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Chicago

Daily through 1/8/12 – Dr. Seuss & the Art of Invention at the Museum of Science & Industry – $5/adult, $2/children 3-11 (plus general admission)

Fri-Sun, 10/28-10/30 – Franken Plaza at Daley Plaza – FREE

Fri-Mon, 10/28-10/31 – Trick-or-Treating at Navy Pier – FREE

Sat, 10/29 – Halloween at Kookaburra Play Cafe – $12/child, $7/additional sibling; non-crawlers are free with drink purchase

Sat, 10/29 – Chic-A-Go-Go Punkin Prom at Lincoln Hall – FREE; $5 to reserve a pumpkin & tools to share

Sun, 10/30 – Kids Science Labs Halloween Party at Kids Science Labs – $20/child, $18/sibling, $5/adult

Mon, 10/31 – Halloween Stop at Building Blocks Toys (2 locations) – FREE

North suburbs

Fri, 10/28 – Trunk or Treat at the Immanuel Lutheran Church & School in Crystal Lake – FREE; $1/family for indoor activities (or donation of 2 canned goods)

Sat, 10/29 – Spooky Pooch Parade at the Chicago Botanic Gardens in Glencoe – $20 parking. Free admission for spectators, extra fee for participating dogs

Sat-Sun, 10/29-10/30 – Wonder! Grand Opening Celebration at Wonder! in Deerfield – FREE

Sat-Sun, 10/29-10/30 – Trains, Tricks, & Treats at Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe – $20 parking; $5/adult, $3/child 3-12

Sun, 10/30 – Halloween Extravaganza at Algonquin Commons – FREE

Sun, 10/30 – Halloween Scary Skate at the Centennial Ice Arena in Highland Park – FREE to participants in costume

West suburbs

Daily through 10/31 – Pumpkin Fest at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton – FREE for residents & children up to 17; $3 for non-resident adults – see my post about Cosley Zoo

Fri, 10/28 – Fall Family Fun Fest at the Warrenville Park District Recreation Center in Warrenville – FREE

Fri, 10/28 – Fright at Night at the Oak Park Conservatory – $5/person

Fri, 10/28 – Halloween Family Night at the Prisco Community Center in Aurora – $10/resident family of 4 ($3/additional child); $15/non-resident family of 4 ($5/additional child)

Fri-Mon, 10/28-10/31 – Brick-or-Treat Halloween at Legoland Discovery Center in Schaumburg – included in admission – see my post about Legoland Discovery Center

Sat, 10/29 – Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade at Peck Farm Park in Geneva – FREE

Sat, 10/29 – Halloween Hayday at Peck Farm Park in Geneva – $5/child pre-registration; $7/child day of; adults free

Sat, 10/29 – Haunted Harvest at Lambs Farm in Libertyville – cost for activities varies

Sat, 10/29 – Hayrides at Cantigny Park in Winfield – FREE ($5/parking)

Sat, 10/29 – Trick or Treat Walk in Aurora – $5/resident, $7/non-resident ***Must pre-register by 4pm Friday, 10/28

Sat, 10/29 – FireZone Trick-or-Treat Day at FireZone in Schaumburg – $9/child; adults & children 1 & under free

Sat, 10/29 – Flyaways Halloween Party at Eola Community Center in Aurora – $5/child

Sat-Sun, 10/29-10/30 – Pumpkin Weekend at Blackberry Farm in Aurora – $4/person

Sat-Sun, 10/29-10/30 – Trick or Trees at the Morton Arborteum in Lisle – FREE with general admission – read my post about the Morton Arboretum

Mon, 10/31 – Halloween Boonanza at the Community Recreation Center and Safety Park in Schaumburg – $7/pre-registration (deadline is Fri, 10/28 at 9pm), $9/day of; parents & children under 2 free

Mon, 10/31 – Club Kidfield Halloween Bash & Trick-or-treating at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg – FREE

South suburbs

Fri, 10/28 – Family Movie Night – Gnomeo & Juliet at the Green Hills Public Library in Palos Hills – FREE

Sat, 10/29 – Family Day Open House at Big Wolf Run Ranch in Lockport – $4

Sat, 10/29 – Mall-O-Ween Boo Bash at Orland Square Mall in Orland Park – FREE

Sat, 10/29 – Get Goosebumps at Orland Square Mall in Orland Park – FREE

Mon, 10/31 – Trick-or-Treating at Westfield Mall in Chicago Ridge – FREE

 

For more events, click on the Calendar tab at the top of the page. 

Do you know of any great events I should include? Email me at toddlingchicago@yahoo.com

 

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