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5 Fun Things to Do with the Kids This Week

Grab the kids and go for some fun games, awesome art—or a little environmental goodwill at Peck Farm Park.

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Peck Farm Park is beautiful any time of the year, and it tops our list of five things you can do with your kids this week.


  • Where/When:  8:10 a.m. Saturday at , 4038 Kaneville Road, Geneva.
  • Why Go: Parent/children crews can help clean up the unique ecosystem in the neighborhood.
  • Pricing: Free


  • Where/When: 1-3 p.m. Sunday at , 160 S, Water St,, Batavia.
  • Why Go: include drawing, coloring, pasting or painting. Assorted art supplies available at no charge. All ages: Best for ages 3 and up accompanied by an adult at all times. Teens welcome with parent permission.
  • Pricing: Free


  • Where/When: 4-5 p.m. Friday at St. Charles, 1 S. 6th Ave.
  • Why Go: Drop in and play with your friends on Wii, PS3 and our new XBOX360 with Kinect. 
  • Pricing: Free


  • Where/When: 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday at , 101 S. 2nd Ave, St. Charles.
  • Why Go: Registration deadline is Friday for a week's worth of activities for middle and high school students in District 303.
  • Pricing: Free


  • Where/When: 7 p.m. Thursday at , 10 S. Batavia St.
  • Why Go: Girls in grades 3-5 and their moms will talk about " 11 Birthdays," by Wendy Mass.
  • Pricing: Free


About This Series

Each week, we'll give you the info on the five best family activities or events for the week. You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.

Look for the kids’ planner each Wednesday, and help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips—just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know. We want to hear from you!

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