Western Springs Park District Chili Cook-Off
When: noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 24
Where: Spring Rock Park, 4400 Central Ave., Western Springs
About: Enjoy an afternoon of family, fun and chili. Register online at the Western Springs Park District website.
When: 6 to 8 p.m. March 2
Where: Park District of La Grange Recreation Center, 536 East Ave., La Grange
Cost: $47 per couple for residents, $57 per couple for nonresidents
About: Mothers and their sons ages 2 to 10 will enjoy an evening of dancing, refreshments and a special surprise before leaving with a keepsake photo. Registration deadline is Feb. 23.
Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3
Where: North Berwyn Park District Community Center, 1619 Wesley Ave., Berwyn
About: Children of all ages are invited to celebrate the birthday of the beloved children’s author at this free event. Attendees will enjoy story time and Seuss crafts, meet the Cat in the Hat and mix Dr. Seuss's "Oobleck."
Berwyn South School District 100 Wellness Fair
When: 5 to 7 p.m. March 22
Where: Heritage Middle School and Emerson Gym, 6850 W. 31st St., Berwyn
About: Come learn about health, wellness and safety at this fair, which is free and open to the public. The event features free screenings, demonstrations and exhibitor booths.