Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for, including classes, park and library programs, music, dances, family fitness events, battles of the bands. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Monday Wii open play: 5-8 p.m. today, Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Court. Drop by the story rooms to try out new games. All ages and skill levels welcome. Call (847) 358-5881 or visit palatinelibrary.org.
Kids Culinary Throwdown: 4:30-6:30 p.m. today, Whole Foods Market, 1333 N. Rand Road, Palatine.Interactive class teaches cooking techniques while preparing three recipes from scratch. Open to ages 7 to 10. Sponsored by the Arlington Heights Park District. Fee is $25. Visit ahpd.org.
Immanuel Lutheran School open house: 7 p.m. today, 200 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine. Call (847) 359-1936 or visit immanuelpalatine.org.
Illinois Owls-Who's Who: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, Spring Valley Nature Center, 1111 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Dawn Keller of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation presents information on the owls of Illinois. …