There are so many fun and interesting ways to play in Wilmette & Kenilworth!
Attend a show, visit a museum, explore the library, listen to music, see a movie or walk in our wonderful parks. If you’re into wellness, visit one of our many fitness/exercise studios. Treat yourself to a relaxing massage, get your hair cut and a manicure. There are tons of activities for kids as well! Camps, martial arts, computer coding, performing arts, ice skating, sports, music lessons, and more. Check out our Events page with details about our summer festival, holiday parade and other annual celebrations.
In the spirit of community and making sure many of our neighbor businesses and their employees survive and thrive during this time of crisis, we are asking you to remember to shop online at your local businesses and order from local restaurants for delivery, drive-thru and curbside pickup. See our Open for Business Updates for a list of restaurants offering curbside pickup or delivery and information about other stores and service businesses.
Wilmette & Kenilworth Entertainment Directory
The Chicago area's premier youth maker lab offering camps, classes, workshops and birthday parties. Teaching kids to safely and effectively use a variety of tools and technology to design and build real things. Our goal is to inspire and guide the next generation of inventors, entrepreneurs, and problem-solvers by showing kids from elementary school through high school that they can be producers rather than consumers of designed objects, technology, and media.
We are a group of highly motivated, energetic, talented fitness trainers that love what we do. We've created a unique environment that offers the comraderie of group classes with the discipline and attention of personal training. We are committed to plying, prodding and pushing every client to help them achieve their personal health and fitness goals. And we do it all with love.
We are a group of community members who love the library. Our goal is to support meaningful library programming.
Training of one’s natural instinct of psycho-physical stability. This Is Not The Yoga You Know™! Practice HORA Training is the FITNESS of the Evolutionary Instinctual Health. It is a training of Evolutionary-Meditative Mobilization™.
The Kenilworth Historical Society preserves Kenilworth's history through exhibits and research opportunities.
Mathnasium of Kenilworth has been offering math tutoring and homework help students in our community since 2013. Our expert math staff is passionate about helping kids in our community improve and excel in math through both year-round and summer-only math programs.
We serve the Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield, Wilmette and Winnetka communities. We are located on Green Bay Road just two blocks north of the Kenilworth Metra Station. Call us today at (847) 251-3200 for a FREE Trial Session or Consultation and see how we can help your child!
The Music Institute of Chicago believes that enjoying and understanding music and developing the skills to create and perform music enhance the quality of life and nourish the human spirit.
Music teachers and arts therapists at Music Institute of Chicago, one of the oldest community music schools in Illinois, provide exceptional arts education and arts therapy to 5000 students. A non-profit arts organization offering lessons, classes and concerts to thousands annually through its Community Music School, Academy program and Nicholas Concert Hall.
Music Theater Works is a resident professional not-for-profit music theater in Wilmette, Illinois. The mission is to:
Produce and present various forms of musical theater from a variety of world traditions
Engage the community through outreach and educational programs
Train artists in musical theater.
North Shore Music in Wilmette Illnois provides private music instruction to all ages on guitar, bass, drums, piano, voice, banjo, and ukulele. At our music school in Wilmette IL our instructors are some of Chicagoland's top performers and in demand professionals with skilled knowledge in achieving individual musical goals.
Your skill set set is developed through musicality and self confidence to perform at your optimal potential. A strong foundation in musical concepts is complemented through application and tutelage. Commitment is fostered through the reward of success.
Live escape rooms. Players have 60 minutes or less to get out of the room. Featuring "Escape from the White Chapel Club." https://outatimegames.com/
Our goal is to provide the highest quality personal fitness services in Wilmette and on Chicago’s North Shore, and to ensure that our clients work only with highly skilled and knowledgeable professionals (trainers, massage therapists and yoga instructors), who understand how to customize exercise and/or massage to meet the needs of each individual client.
The R & B Dance Center mission is to create not only outstanding dancers, but outstanding young women and men. We create a space where our dancers feel welcome and are able to feel challenged to achieve their goals in a safe, friendly, and encouraging atmosphere.
Style, comfort and convenience come together at Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette, one of the newest hotels on Chicago's charming North Shore. Situated just a few blocks from Interstate 94, our Wilmette, IL hotel offers easy access to Northwestern University, the Ravinia Festival and the corporate offices of Woodward, Grainger and John Crane. With 50 percent more space than typical hotel rooms, our suites feel more like apartments than accommodations.
The Goddard School is the leading play based early childhood development program. We are committed to providing the highest quality childcare experience for our families.
The Kenilworth Assembly Hall (also known as The Kenilworth Club), was designed by noted architect George W. Maher and is the historic building that has served as Kenilworth’s community house since its construction in 1906-1907. The Kenilworth Assembly Hall represents an evolution of the old New England village meeting house and has long been regarded as a masterpiece of George W. Maher’s mature prairie style. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and stands as the prominent centerpiece of Kenilworth, serving in a civic and cultural capacity for over 100 years. Many events are hosted weekly at The Assembly Hall from weddings, parties and luncheons to community meetings and events for adults and families.
Guiding kids to learn music through creativity and imagination. Brilliant instructors & top-notch group and private classes on Guitar, Bass, Piano, Drums, Voice, & Fiddle!
Since our founding in 1978, William Harris Lee and Company has grown to become the world’s largest and most respected maker of fine stringed instruments. In our shop on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, more than twenty luthiers craft violins, violas, and cellos of incomparable quality, using tools and techniques that have been passed down through centuries of violin-making traditions.
The Wilmette Historical Museum was established by the Village of Wilmette in 1951. Today, it is jointly operated by the Village of Wilmette and by the Wilmette Historical Society, a non-profit, volunteer-run organization devoted to promoting local history. The Museum’s collections, begun in 1950, are now quite extensive.
The Wilmette Park District's mission is to enrich the quality of community life and promote wholesome activities through creative programming for people of all ages and abilities, while protecting open space and natural resources for future generations.
The Center Fitness Club has a fresh, contemporary environment that's sure to breathe new life into your spirit and commitment to fitness. We've got four specialty fitness studios and state-of-the-art equipment, but we're every bit the practical, convenient and neighborly fitness club you've loved for over 20 years.
Located in the Community Recreation Center, we offer dedicated service, individualized attention and state-of-the-art equipment. Our professional, certified staff create safe, effective, individualized programs and a positive experience for all fitness levels. We strive to be the best part of your day--every day.
The Wilmette Public Library District exists to serve the informational, intellectual, cultural, and leisure needs of the Wilmette and Kenilworth resident and business communities.
Wilmette's entertainment destination, offering top quality first run and art films and a variety of live theater, concerts, comedy, and kids' shows!
Our club was founded in 1891 as a service organization dedicated to enriching the civic, educational, and social service sectors of our community. It stored books for the Elmwood Library Association until a public library opened to house them in 1904. It supplied lifeguards to the first public beach, supported a visiting nurse, oversaw the creation of Wilmette’s League of Women Voters, and ran a canning kitchen during World War II. Philanthropic, educational and cultural activities.
MBF offers an authentic experience for those who want to learn from Floyd's techniques, while getting in the best shape of their lives in a high-intensity group fitness setting.
Yoga studio offering room-temp Vinyasa, Niyama Hot Yoga & Yin. First class at Niyama is free!
THE STRIDE EXPERIENCE
We are in charge of designing runs that strategically use intervals of speed, incline and recovery to make you faster and stronger over time, but ultimately, our classes are designed so that anyone, no matter their experience or fitness level, can participate, progress, and prosper.