Suburban Family ~ May + June 2022 issue

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great events

May& May & June Here’s your source for current and upcoming great events. Event information is subject to change without notice, therefore, we encourage you to call ahead and confirm – and be certain to tell ‘em you saw it in Suburban Family Magazine! If you have an event of regional interest that you would like included in the calendar section, please send an e-mail to: Deadline for inclusion in the July/ August issue is Friday, June10.


ADULT Church Street Artisan Market – Grab a beer at Church Street Brewery and shop local artists and makers. 1-6PM. Itasca. ART Art in Wilder Park – Local art exhibitors, musical acts, food vendors and kids’ court. 10AM-5PM. Elmhurst. CONCERT Handbell Concert – Chicago Bronze English Handbell Ensemble performs at St. John Lutheran Church. 3PM. FAMILY Makin’ Strides for Strays Walkathon – Join in on the fun that helps fund strays for ADOPT Pet Shelter. Naperville.


FAMILY Fitness de Mayo – Mexican fiesta themed exercises and games. Events throughout the day starting at 10:15 AM. Deer Grove Leisure Center. 1000 W. Wood St., Bensenville. Register.


ADULT Mother’s Day and Rose – Sip and paint a masterpiece together in an instructor led session. A glass of wine and snacks provided. Childcare available for a fee. 7-9PM. Schaumburg CRC. CONCERT Spring Concert – The Glen Ellyn-Wheaton Chorale will present “Clear Blue Morning.” 7:30PM. College Church, Wheaton. More info at E-SPORTS Super Smash Bros Tournament – Test your skills against the best players in the area in a roundrobin tournament. 6-8:30PM. Fountain View Rec Center, Carol Stream. FAMILY Food Truck Festival – 20 local and regional food trucks, art and live music. 5-10PM. Benton St., Aurora. 48 great events FAMILY Bingo Night – Several rounds of Bingo from 5:30-8:30PM, all ages. Ackerman SFC. Glen Ellyn. SHOW 46th Annual Ice Show: Skating with the Stars – Winnetka Ice Arena Skating School’s annual recital. 7PM. Purchase tickets in advance. Winnetka.


ADULTS Barrington Wine Walk – Enjoy a “Sipping Saturday” while visiting many unique stores. 2-6PM. Downtown Barrington. purchase tickets in advance at ADULT McHenry Downtown Spring Sip – Stroll McHenry’s downtown and visit a variety of shops, enjoy sipping wines at each. 1-5PM. CHARITY EVENT MYAC Gala: Under the Big Top Event – Celebrate with carnival games. 6PM. Purchase Tickets in advance. Highwood. CONCERT Spring Concert – The Glen Ellyn-Wheaton Chorale will present “Clear Blue Morning.” 3PM. College Church, Wheaton. More info at FAMILY Kid Fest – Family fun at Citizen’s Park. Free kites to fly, obstacle course, activity stations, and refreshments for purchase. Free. 11AM-3PM. Barrington. FAMILY Spring High Tea – Enjoy a Victorian Tea Party held in an historic parlour. Finger sandwiches and pastries served. 1-3PM. Museums at Lisle Station Park. Lisle. FOOD Naperville Food Truck Fest – 25+ of Chicagoland’s best food trucks and beer garden, DJ, and more. 1-7PM. Naper Settlement. Naperville. FAMILY Touch a Truck – Kids’ chance to see and touch their favorite big trucks and take pics. Raffles. 10AM12PM. Maryknoll Park. Glen Ellyn. FUNDRAISER Enchanted Forest Gala – Black Tie, adult only event with dinner, cocktails and live entertainment. Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch & Apple Orchard. Pingree Grove. LECTURE Herkimer Diamonds: Finding Your Inner Rockhound – Interactive lecture includes hands-on exploration of the Herkimer Diamond. 2-3PM. Lizzadro Museum. Oak Brook. Register. NATURE Spring Bird Walk – Get to know nearby nature with Barrington area naturalist. Bring binoculars. 7:30AM. Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills. Register 312-450-8206 suburban family |

NATURE Migratory Bird Festival – Bird Walks, bird-related games, crafts and family activities. Elburn Forest Preserve. 10AM-2PM. Elburn. NATURE Spring Bird Walk – May is the month for songbird migration. Bring binoculars to Independence Grove for a walk with a skilled birder. 7-9AM. Libertyville. NATURE – Sand Ridge Nature Center 60th Anniversary – Celebrate conservation, recreation and educational work. 11AM-3PM. South Holland. SHOW 46th Annual Ice Show: Skating with the Stars – Winnetka Ice Arena Skating School’s annual recital. 6PM. Purchase tickets in advance. Winnetka.


BRUNCH Mother’s Day Brunch – Brunch in the Grand Ballroom of the Chevy Chase Country Club. Various seating times. Wheeling. FAMILY Mother’s Day Brunch and Flowers – Brunch and beautiful surroundings at Blackberry farm. 10:30AM-12PM. Aurora. NATURE Birds on Display – Bird handlers will be on hand to allow an up-close look their fascinating birds. 1-3PM. Vogelei Park, Hoffman Estates. OUTDOORD Mother’s Day Celebration – Bring the kids to Heritage Farm to create a handmade flower gift for mom and stay to enjoy the grounds. 12-2PM. Free. Schaumburg.


GOLF Glen Ellyn Community Golf Outing – 1PM Shotgun start with contests, cocktails and dinner buffet. Village Links of Glen Ellyn.


CONCERT Picosa at DePaul University – Hear Picosa’s final programs of the season. 7PM. DePaul University, Chicago. For program and ticket information, see


FUNDRAISER Better Together: An Evening with Anderson Humane – Benefitting homeless pets and injured animals. 6-10PM. Fisherman’s Inn. Elburn. Tickets at LECTURE Tavern Nights – Lisle’s 1840’s Tavern hosts lectures by the museum’s curator and volunteers, followed May/June 2022