MLK Day Off Activities, Camps and Ways to Serve | Chicago North Shore Moms

We all struggle to find ways to keep the kids off tablets. With yet another day off of school coming up, we’ve compiled a list of MLK Day 2023 camps, classes, ways to serve and little road trips to do with the wee ones. Thanks so much to our brand new calendar sponsor, the lovely Anna P. Krolikowska Attorney at Law, a Collaborative Divorce Practitioner.

Ways to Serve:

Host a food drive: &

MLK Day of Service 10am-12:30pm

Send a care package to our troops:

Purchase a Kit of Kindness for a child in need from The Kindness Connection:


North Shore Local Activities

Winnetka: Ciao Bella Sewing: No School Sewing 10-12:30 & 1:30-3:30

Highland Park: MLK Day of Service 10-12:30pm

Highland Park: Take It, Make It, Display It! 10am-3pm

Highland Park: Open Play @ Bubbles Academy! 9am-1pm

Glencoe: Watts Below Zero Winter Carnival 10am-noon

Bannockburn: Cookie Decorating Camp @ TBK ages 9-12 

Northbrook: Public Skate at Northbrook Sports Center 10am-12pm

Glenview: Ultimate Ninjas MLK Day Camp 9:30am-12:30pm

Wilmette: Sewing and Jewelry Making Workshop with EV Fine Arts 12-3pm

Evanston: Weekday Play @ Little Beans Cafe, Evanston 8:30am-6pm

Visit our list of North Shore Ice Rinks.

Not so far away….

Brookfield Zoo: 10am-5pm daily, 365

Lincoln Park Zoo: 10am-5pm daily, 365

Field Museum: FREE 1/16 Daily 9am-5pm

Shedd Aquarium: FREE 1/16 Daily 9-5

Science & Industry FREE 1/16 Daily 9am-5pm

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: 10am-4pm

Wilmot Ski Resort in Wisconsin – limited tix

Staying at home

Try our personal list of board game favs. Visit the blog post here.

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