More on Mondays a weekly list of family events in Naperville Oct 12-17

Now that the fall has arrived, the Naperville area has many fun family activities. Below is a list of activities from October 12 through October 18.

Monday, October 12 Meet the Beekeeper noon - 3 p.m. at the Morton Arboretum. Charles Lorence, who is the beekeeper at the Arboretum, will be available to answer questions and provide samples of his honey.

Monday, October 12 Spiders, Spiders 4-4:45 p.m.Come in and join us as we “spin” some stories and songs about these eight legged creepy creatures. Catch the “web-tastic” puppet show and create a craft that turns YOU into an arachnid!

Monday, October 12 Monarch Reading Club will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the Nicolas Library. The Monarch Reading Club is for children kindergarten through third grade. Children will read stories and do some arts and crafts. Registration is required for this event. Please register at the NPL website.

Tuesday, October 13 Monarch Reading Club will be held at Naper Blvd. library location at 4:00 p.m
Wednesday, October 14 Sign of the Seahorse at 95th St. Library. at 7 p.m. The artistic director and cast members of the upcoming production of Sign of the Seahorse will perform excerpts from the production. The story is communicated almost entirely through dance. This event is for the entire family. On-line registration is required.

Friday, October 16 Parent's Night Out The Naperville Park District is offering a night out for parents while the kids get to create crafts, play gym games, eat pizza and watch a video. The program is for children ages 4-10 and the cost is $19 per child.

Saturday, October 17 Scarecrow Scramble 5K Run/Walk The Lisle Park District is sponsoring a family oriented nighttime 5K run/walk. This Halloween event will feature a bonfire, hayride and costume contest. The special events begin at 4:30 pm. and the run/walk starts at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Lisle Community Park, 1825 Short Street, Lisle.

Saturday, October 17 Hayrides The Naperville Park district will offer hayrides. Families may bring food to cook over the bonfire. The park district will provide hot chocolate and hot cider, but no alcohol is allowed. There will be picnic tables but families are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and flashlights as well as insect repellent. The cost for this event is $7 for residents and $11 for non-residents. Children two and under are free. Registration is required.

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