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KID STUFF | A Reindeer Run, Santa's Workshop, Learning Fun, Beauty & the Beast & More!


‘Tis the season for holiday fun! Kids all over DuPage County have so many exciting events and activities to look forward to. From visiting Brookfield Zoo to spending the afternoon at DuPage Children’s Museum– weekends thi November and December will no doubt fill up fast. Enjoy every moment together celebrating the season. To view and share online at

Reindeer Run 2018 Fun for the Whole Fam! BROOKFIELD–Ready, set, go! Grab your glow sticks and running shoes and join others for the Brookfield Zoo’s inaugural Reindeer Run! The run will take place on a 2-mile course situated entirely within Brookfield Zoo. Participants will have the opportunity to "fun run" under the lights and be the first of the season to experience Holiday Magic, Brookfield Zoo’s annual winter lights festival. Don’t forget to bring your family and friends for free to help cheer you on! You may enter the zoo any ime after 5:30 pm on November 24.

Santa's Workshop Saturday, December 8 • 1-4pm • Elmhurst A holiday store just for kids! Santa’s Workshop is a special place just for children where they can purchase inexpensive holiday gifts for those they love. Items are kid-priced and kid-friendly. Admission is free. Presented by Lakeside Bank. Wilder Mansion, 211 S Prospect Ave., Elmhurst

At the Intersection of Fun and Learning! NAPERVILLE–DuPage Children’s Museum is where play leads the way! Kids and adults together have a blast exploring the Museum’s hands-on exhibits, making new discoveries, and creating lasting memories. Saturday, November 17 bug out over insect-themed activities and a special appearance from creepy crawly visitors provided by Men in Black Pest Control Services at Bug Bonanza. The holidays are almost here… Museum memberships make special gifts for teachers, friends, and family that give all year long., (630) 637-8000

Disney's Beauty and the Beast OAK BROOK– Based on the beloved Academy Award-winning Disney film, this nine-time Tony nominated musical continues to win the hearts of people all over the globe. Trapped in her provincial life, a young and intelligent beauty risks everything to become the heroine of her own story and break a wicked spell imprisoning a castle of enchanted misfits and a terrifying beast. Beauty and the Beast is suitable for all audiences but most enjoyable for ages 5+. Check website for specific show dates and times. Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace.

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