Parent Resources

School and childcare

Read instructions for registering children in area elementary and middle schools. For children under 3, the Childcare Network of Evanston offers early learning options.

International children's playgroup

Northwestern's Community Council for International Students (CCIS) organizes a playgroup for children that provides an opportunity to meet other international parents while children play.

  • Playgroup meets Monday mornings, twice a month from 10:30 to noon, in the basement playroom at Englehart Hall, 1915 Maple Avenue.
  • For more information contact Joan Fragen.

Area activities for families and children

Use the links below to access events, classes, and outings in Evanston, Chicago and nearby neighborhoods.