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Family Friendly Valentine's Day Events and Activities

Find a Valentines Day activity for your little loves, from crafts to dances to parties.

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Indoor Play Cafes and Play Spaces

These play cafes and spaces offer little ones a great atmosphere to expore while moms can sit back and enjoy a cup of coffee or snack.

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Chicago Area Train Themed Restaurants

Gather up your family and get your cabooses over to one of these fun, family-friendly train-themed restaurants.

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Chicago Area Sledding

The snow is starting to fall and it's time to get out the sleds! Find a place to go sledding in the Chicago area.

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50 Free Things to Do With Kids This Winter

Here are 50 FREE ways to keep your kids entertained this winter.

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Chicago Kids Hot Climbing Spots

Hot spots for kids climbing, from rock climbing to bouldering to wall climbing and more.

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Family Friendly Weekend Getaways Near Chicago

Find a destination for a weekend getaway with kids that's driving distance from Chicago.

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Superhero Birthday Parties

These Superhero themed birthday parties will make your little ones feel like true heroes.

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Robot and Science Birthday Parties

We've got a hot list of the best robotic and science birthday parties in the Chicagoland area, either in your home or on-site.

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