Celebrating Your Valentine on Chicago’s North Shore 2024 | Chicago North Shore Moms

Valentine’s Day is really pretty sweet. And while we adults may be “so over it,” the kids love, love. So, whether you choose to celebrate with your honey with a special date night, a Galentine’s Day outing or with your little loves, here are a few fun Valentine’s Day themed events happening around town.


Friday Night Out Art Workshops Heart Art Friday, February 9th, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm @ North Suburban YMCA: Adult. No Experience Necessary! Bring your favorite bottle and let the love flow as you craft beautiful and personalized hearts. Our skilled instructor will guide you through the creative process, providing a variety of techniques to express your emotions through art.

The Royal Ball @ Lakeview CenterWe hereby invite you to The Royal Ball to dance the night away and dress in your finest attire! Families will engage in amusing activities between songs, and end the night with a delectable dessert. A court DJ and photo booth add to the evening’s fun! Dinner is not included; fee is per person.

Friday Night Out Art Workshops @ North Suburban YMCA Adults: Bring your favorite bottle and let the love flow as you craft beautiful and personalized hearts. Our skilled instructor will guide you through the creative process, providing a variety of techniques to express your emotions through art.

Pop Up Valentine’s Sewing Workshop with EV Fine Arts @ 1-4pm @ Mallinckrodt Community Center

SOLD OUT Heart Party @ Giggles PlayJoin Giggles and Art Party as we share the love with our community and honor American Heart Month. Join us as Art Party shares their process art and sensory play magic and we connect, explore, and get messy through process art and sensory experiences as a community.

Heart Scavenger Hunt @ Mack’s Bike & Goods and The Fat Shallot Present  Adult: Mack’s Bike & Goods and The Fat Shallot are hosting a family-friendly Scavenger Hunt on February 10! Starting at 11am, stop by Mack’s Bike & Goods (2948 Central Street) and pick up a scavenger hunt card! Find the clues and end at The Fat Shallot (2902 Central Street) and enjoy hot chocolate for all who participate!

Galentine’s Day Tea @ The Grove (21+) Gather your gal pals for a truly historical experience. Guests will enjoy a 3-course tea luncheon in the formal dining room of the Historic 1856 Kennicott House. Learn the history of tea, proper tea etiquette and hear some old stories of the ladies that inhabited the house. Resident fee: $45; nonresident fee: $50. Registration deadline February 1.

Valentine Themed Sewing Workshops, February 10th and 11th @ Ciao Bella Sewing Studio

Valentine Themed Baking Workshops, February 10th and 11th @ TasteBuds Kitchen Bannockburn

Level Up – Hormones: Redefine Women’s Health Tuesday Feb 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM @ Bright Bowls, Highland Park. Adult. Dr. Josie Tenore shares the secret sauce to longevity, navigating hormone changes, and nourishing our bodies LIMITED SPACE! GET YOUR SEAT RESERVED TODAY!

Brookfield Zoo Offers Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for all Ages This Valentine’s Day, Brookfield Zoo is offering several gift ideas for kids, penguin lovers, and even those who may have been scorned by an ex significant other.

Phil Angotti & Friends present Beatles Love Songs Wed Feb 14 2024, 7:30 PM (Doors 6:30 PM) @ SPACE, Evanston. Adult. Phil Angotti and Friends present a very special show paying tribute to Beatles Love Songs this Valentines Day at Space. Phil Angotti is a longtime fixture in the Chicago music community. He has performed as a solo artist, and has fronted several bands over the years, including Material Reissue. He has released 14 original albums, and his newest album, Once Around Again, is perhaps his finest yet.

Galentine’s Experience @ Hampton Social (Old Orchard) through February 13, 2024. Adult. Get your girls together for a perfect Galentine’s Day celebration in our beautiful bar & rosé lounge. With your reservation enjoy bottomless frosé and an appetizer

Movie Showing: Gloria Gaynor: I Will Survive February 13th ONLY Gather your mom friends on February 13 for a Galentine’s to remember! Gloria Gaynor: I Will Survive is in theaters for *one* night only and trust us – you don’t want to miss this. Click the link to view local theaters and purchase tickets.

Galentine’s Day Party with Bashy Bash and Babs Boards @ Bashy BashIt was so much fun last time, we are doing it again! Babs Boards is hosting a charcuterie class at Bashy Bash in Winnetka. Grab your Galentine and sign up by emailing me at [email protected]

Mack’s Bike & Goods – Galentine’s Night Adults:n On February 13, from 7-10pm at The Fat Shallot, 2902 Central Street, Kelly from Mack’s Bike & Goods and Sarah from The Fat Shallot are hosting a Galentine’s Night. The gals are invited to enjoy a night of specialty cocktails, chair massages & karaoke!

Bend, Breathe and Give: Yoga & Meditation with ORT Chicago @ Highland Park Police Department Please come for an all levels yoga session guided by Lori Fink, and a concluding meditation led by Sandra Merrill.

Love Local Chocolate Crawl with Downtown Evanston Shops all ages: Join DTE in celebrating the season of love at our Love Local Chocolate Crawl on Thursday, February 15, 4:30-7:30pm. Bundle up and gather your friends, coworkers and family for an evening stroll stopping in local shops to enjoy a variety of chocolate treats and special offers. Find the perfect gifts for your loved ones or perhaps a little something special for yourself.

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