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Weekend Family Fun in Chicago May 26 - 29, 2017

May 26 - 29, 2017
It's Memorial Day weekend, the official kickoff to summer, so we've published a couple of helpful guides for you:

You'll find a few of our picks for the weekend below, including a new COUPON CODE for the upcoming Brickworld® Chicago LEGO® Fan Expo.  There's much more to be found on our Events Calendar  and in our Things To Do section, so check them both out! 


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FREE Navy Pier Summer Fireworks- Chicago&nbs ...

Kidwinks™ Free Things To Do In Chicago With Kids ​Weekly Roundup Sept. 18, 2015

In case you missed one of our facebook posting this week.  Here they are:

Fall Fun Guide - Apple Orchards, Pumpkin Farms, Fall Festivals, Hay Rides & More.
Free Downtown Hyd Park Fest (Sunday) - FREE movie (Monsters University) with free popcorn (register for tickets); children's book fair, magic shows, stilt walker, face painting)& more.

Free Admission Des Plaines Fall Fest (Fri-Sun) - 3-day family festival featuring free concerts, a carnival (wrist band specials Sat & Sun), KidZone! with activities & entertainment, Country Fair Tent & much more.

FREE Museum Days

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National Night Out

National Night Out, designed to shed light on awareness for crime and drug prevention, has been held for 29 years across the country. The event has evolved into a FREE night of family fun with local police officers and crime prevention groups.  
Most of the National Night Out events this year will take place on August 2nd, but there are a few exceptions, which are indicated with a red date.
Chicago area communities participating in this year's National Night Out on August 2nd (except where indicated) include:

Antioch -7pm - 9pm - Safety information provided.  There will also be FREE food and music provided by a DJ.


Arlington Heights - 5:30pm - 8:30pm - Foo ...

Free Things To Do In Chicago With Kids Weekly Roundup June 26, 2015

In case you missed one of our facebook posting this week.  Here they are:

FREE Summer Brain Games & a FREE Ticket to the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago.  Summer Brain Games are Back at the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago. MSI is once again offering up an exciting, science-fused solution to help kids stay engaged during summer vacation. Register and Get a FREE Ticket to MSI!

KIDS EAT FREE - We have searched high and low to find 68 restaurants that offer kids eat FREE deals that parents will enjoy too.

FREE Admission Glenview Summer Fest - Attending the fest will be the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile, Planters NUTmobile, magicians ...

Fourth of July in Chicago Area

Fourth of July 2017 - Chicago Area Parades, Fireworks & Festivals
NOTE:  This blog is currently under construction, to update it for 2017.  Until this note is gone, lsome inks may be invalid.
We've combed the internet and local sources to compile this alphabetized list of Chicago area Fourth of July parades, fireworks and celebrations for 2017.  There are also many carnivals and festivals that occur over this weekend, and those are referenced here and listed separately on our Events Calendar.  Here's a link to more Chicago area Fourth of July events and here are upcoming Chicago area carnivals, fairs and festivals.  

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Kids Eat Free Deals - Chicago & Suburbs


You may be surprised to learn just how many restaurants offer Kids Eat Free Deals in Chicago and the suburbs.  Many are restaurants parents will enjoy too. 

Click on the day of the week to see which restaurants are offering Kids Eat Free Deals


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    Tip - Click on MAP VIEW tab to see where each restaurant is located to find the ones closest to you.

Kids Eat Free Mondays (25)

Kids Eat Free Tuesdays (11)

Kids Eat Free Wednesdays (3)

Kids Eat Free Thursdays (2)

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Live Nest Cams - FREE

Early spring is when birds of all types lay their eggs, and many sanctuaries and organizations have set up cameras aimed at certain nests so people all over the world can watch as the eggs are laid, tended and hatched and the babies are raised.  It's fascinating for kids and adults of all ages.  
Here are some of the sites we've found with live nest cams.  Many require you to sit through a short commercial before the real show, but that's a minor inconvenience.

Live Eagle Cam in SW Florida - One of the two eggs are beginning to hatch as of 12/29/2016. 
Live bald eagle cam at the National Arboretum in Washington D.C. - No ad! 

Live bald eage cam in sou ...