Earth Day Festivities and More Things To Do in Chicago This Weekend With Kids

Earth Day. photo courtesy of the Forest Preserve of Cook County
Earth Day. photo courtesy of the Forest Preserve of Cook County
4/17/24 - By Maureen Wilkey

Looking for the best things to do in Chicago this weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list for this weekend!

All over the city and suburbs families are celebrating Earth Day this weekend. Participate by watching a movie about Earth in Oak Park, cleaning up a forest preserve in Cook County, or planting a tree in Westmont. Learn more about science and biology at the Let's Go Science Show in Naperville, the Reptile Day Event in North Riverside, or during Kids Fest at Oak Park Conservatory.  Or celebrate your health with YMCA Healthy Kids Day.

Check out the full line-up of spring festivals—we've rounded up 35 that are family-friendly. Sign up for one of our favorite Chicago summer camps in almost any category imaginable. Or plan ahead by making reservations for Mother's Day brunch!

Have a great spring weekend in Chicago!

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