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KID STUFF, KANE | Summer Is In Full Swing!


Summer is in full swing and it’s time to continue the celebration of warm days, cool treats and fun stops along the way. There are many great events and activities happening around Kane County. Here are a few of our favorites. From the Kane County Fair to Brookfield Zoo events. Enjoy! Share this feature with friends online and in social media. Subscribe to receive every monthly issue.


July 18-22

ST. CHARLES–Get ready for one Fox Valley's favorite summer events! The Kane County Fair will take place July 18-22 on the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. This year, the festival is celebrating 150 years. How amazing! Visit online for a complete list of fair events and activities, ticket specials, sponsor details and more.

PAW Patrol at Brookfield Zoo

Sunday, August 12, *10am-4pm

BROOKFIELD– Join us for a meet and greet with your favorite PAW Patrol characters, Chase and Marshall! Bring your camera to get your photo taken with these popular characters! *Meet and Greet is first come, first served. Characters will be out for 40 minutes every hour, on the hour. Photos must be taken with your own cameras/devices.Held at the Bramsen Animal Ambassador Pavilion, Brookfield Zoo, Sundays

JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH JR. AT PHEASANT RUN ST. CHARLES–Presented by and Marquee Youth Stage. Based on one of Roald Dahl's most poignantly quirky stories, James & the Giant Peach Jr. is a brand new take on this "masterpeach" of a tale. Thursday-Saturday 1pm, Friday 7:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 4pm,

WAUBONSEE’S XCELERATE CAMPS FOR KIDS 4 TO 14 Camps Run through August 3, 2018 SUGAR GROVE–Kids getting bored this summer? There are still some openings in Waubonsee Community College’s 1-week camps, including art, cartooning, video game animation, filmmaking, Global Rhythms, science and more! Early and Extended Care options available too, so kids can spend the entire day on campus. Hurry, space is limited – for more information visit or call Community Education at (630) 466-2360.



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