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Cinco de Mayo Piñata Party

when: May 5, 2013 at 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

where: Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

cost: $13 ($10 for members)

ages: All ages

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Go animal for the holiday. Create piñatas for your favorite creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo then watch them tear them to pieces. We hear piñatas are a hit among meerkats, mongooses and tigers.

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Saturday, August 30

biomechanics

Discover the Inner Workings of Plants & Animals

when: Mar 12, 2014 - Jan 4 at Open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.)

where: Museum Campus, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $13-$31 for museum passes

ages: All ages

the scoop:

How do living things move, thrive and discover? Find out the exhibit “The Machine Inside: Biomechanics.”… read more
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Ride and Rock During Buffalo Grove Days

when: Aug 28, 2014 - Sep 1 at Thurs., 6-10:30 p.m.; Fri., 5-midnight; Sat., 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun., 7:30 a.m.-midnight; Mon., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

where: 50 Raupp Blvd., Buffalo Grove, Il

cost: free; check website for carnival prices

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Take a trip and enjoy a five-day super fest with Buffalo Grove Days. Feel the… read more

Come for the Turkey Leg, Stay for the Jousting

when: July 5-Sept 1 every Saturday, Sunday & Labor Day from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

where: 12550 120th Ave., Kenosha, Wi

cost: $23.95 adult; $11.50 child 5-12; free for children 4 & younger; $125 for a season pass

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Calling all lords and ladies: If you love to party like it’s 1499, this is… read more
CAMP DETAILS Our innovative therapy-centered camp is taught by certified and experienced speech-language pathologists (SLPs). Children will work on their specific goals while engaging in fun language-based activities. It is a great way to keep your children’s skills sharp over the summer months while school is out. It also offers an alternative fun way to continue learning and make new friends. Children will be placed in groups according to age and areas of need. We limit our group size to 6 so that your child will receive more one-on-one time to work on their specific speech and/or language goals. Space is extremely limited and will fill up fast. Camp will be held three days a week - every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (total of 12 sessions) for 2 hours. All children must by 3 years old by 6/1/14 and must be potty trained. Daily snacks and drinks will be provided. HOW TO REGISTER: Parents must fill out the registration form and provide copies of the most recent speech-language evaluation, progress report and IEP (If applicable) by 6/30/14. If your child does not currently receive speech-language therapy services, please contact us to schedule an in-depth screening to determine program eligibility & goals. Screenings are offered at a special rate of $75 and reserves a spot for your child in our summer program. Following the screening a parent meeting will be scheduled to review areas of concern. Screenings must be completed by July 1st. All applicants will be processed on a first come, first serve basis. A one-time, non-refundable deposit of $60 reserves your child’s space. Tuition must be paid in full by 7/1/14.

Come Together for a Unique Play Experience

when: Aug 30 - Aug 31 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, 2000 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Meet new friends from all over Chicagoland during the KaBOOM! Play Together Tour. Your kiddos… read more
Private Nature Walks are an opportunity for children to learn about local flora and fauna while practice language, math and science skills. All classes focus on a specific life science theme designed to nurture children’s innate curiosity about nature. Walks take place in some of LA’s most beautiful natural parks including Temescal Canyon, Malibu Lagoon and Franklin Canyon. Each class is a great hands-on learning experience for children who may not get the opportunity to explore nature first-hand.

Explore Nature During This Scavenger Hunt

when: Aug 30 at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Glacial Park, 6316 Harts Rd., Ringwood, IL

cost: $5/person; free for residents

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Discover what makes Glacial Park such a naturally educational place to visit during the Family… read more
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Be Dazzled by Daredevils at Cirque Shanghai: Warriors

when: May 21, 2014 - Sep 1 at showtimes vary; check website for details

where: Navy Pier, Navy Pier Skyline Stage, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $19.50-$39.50 for adults; $15.50 for children ages 3-10

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Get ready for oohs and aahs. This show will impress daredevils of all ages with thrilling… read more
Soccer Bash 2

Play Soccer, Jump Around & Say Farewell to Summer

when: Aug 30 at 9:30 a.m. to noon

where: Pilsen, Chitown Futbol, 2343 S. Throop St., Chicago, IL

cost: $6/member,$20/Family 4 Pack; $10/non-mber, $35/Family 4 Pack; free for children under 1

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Summer is coming to an end, but don’t get too down because that means it’s… read more
stingrays-shedd

Touch a Stingray

when: May 23, 2014 - Sep 1 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Museum Campus, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Add-on $5/non-members; $3/members; included in the Total Experience Pass (adult/$39.95 per adult; child ages 3-11/$30.95); free for children 0-2

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Are they soft, fluffy or rough? You’ll find out what a stingray feels like during a… read more
la county fair 4

History Comes Alive at this Country Fair

when: Aug 30 - Aug 31 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Rd., West Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Experience the simple life of the 1890s at this Country Fair. Ladies and gents, leave your… read more
natures-struggle

The Exhibit That Brings Extinction to Light

when: Mar 22, 2014 - Dec 31 at Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $9/adults; $6/children 3-12; free for children under 3

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Introduce the kids to the concept of species loss at Nature’s Struggle: Survival & Extinction. The… read more
Resale Event

Bargain Hunt for Back-to-School

when: Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 30 at Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

where: Roscoe Village, Babies, Tots n’ More , 2640 W. Bradley Pl., Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: Moms

the scoop:

Calling all bargain-hunting moms, the Babies, Tots n’ More Consignment Sale is here! Thousands of slightly loved and… read more
Boy Playing Miniature Golf

Traveling Mini Golf Offers Fun All Summer Long

when: Aug 19, 2014 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Lakeview , Blaine Elementary School, 1420 W. Grace St., Chicago, Il

cost: $8/person; $5 for second round; $15 play-all-day pass

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Mini golf is awesome, but it usually involves driving out of the city to a… read more
FUNraising of Big Top Proportions. Midnight Circus In The Parks, featuring an eclectic ensemble of acrobats, aerialists, eccentrics and one rescued dog, will tour eight Chicago parks this August through October. All 90 minute shows are under an intimate, little big top tent where there is no such thing as a bad seat. With new acts and returning favorites, this unique partnership between the Midnight Circus, the Chicago Park District, all-volunteer park advisory councils and our sponsors has quickly become a Chicago tradition.

Come One, Come All To Circuses In The Parks

when: Aug 30 - Aug 31 at 4 p.m.

where: Grand Crossing, Grand Crossing Park, 7655 S. Ingleside Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $20/adult; $15/child; free for children under 2

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Get ready to be dazzled by the amazing troupe from The Midnight Circus. Join the… read more
Join Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District for free summer fun at its Concerts & Theater in the Park series. Buy food and beverages at the park, or bring a picnic. Original Practice Shakespeare Festival presents “The Taming of the Shrew” using the techniques of Shakespeare's time – limited rehearsal; an onstage prompter; fast-paced, energetic acting; and lots of audience interaction.

Experience Love and Comedy During Shakespeare in the Park

when: Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 31 at 7 p.m.

where: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave., Wheaton, Il

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Spend an evening in the park with a raucous Shakespearian comedy. Love’s Labours Lost is… read more
Kids Weekend Events 5

Hogwash: An Improvised Tall Tale

when: every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. to noon

where: North Center, Bug House Theatre, 2054 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL

cost: Donations accepted

ages: 3-12

the scoop:

Hogwash is an improvised children’s show full of music, art, laughs and audience participation. At the… read more
experiment

Explore the Magic of Science

when: Aug 5, 2014 - Nov 2 at Mon., 9:30 a.m.-noon (9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. June – August); Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun., noon–5 p.m.

where: Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, Il

cost: $11/person; free for children under 1

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Your little scientists will get the chance to discover and explore with Science + You.… read more
earth-explorers

Soar in a Hot Air Balloon & Descend in a Submarine

when: Mar 20, 2014 - Sep 1 at 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Hyde Park, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Not included in general museum entry; must buy a Museum Explorer package ($18-$27)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Plunge into the world’s eco-zones — Polar Regions, Oceans, Rain Forests, Mountains and Caves and… read more
The St. Patrick's Day Dash is here at Seattle Center! Join us for an extra special St. Patrick's Day celebration at the Museum - the Leprechaun Lair! You can create your very own Leprechaun hat and beard, take a guess at our at our pot o' gold, and add your very own four leaf clover to our clover field. Activities for Leprechaun Lap participants and their families, 8am to 10am.

So Many Kilts So Little Time 

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: 275 Robert Parker Coffin Rd., Long Grove, Il

cost: free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

St. Patrick’s Day might be far away, but the luck of the Irish is staying… read more
CAMP DETAILS Our innovative therapy-centered camp is taught by certified and experienced speech-language pathologists (SLPs). Children will work on their specific goals while engaging in fun language-based activities. It is a great way to keep your children’s skills sharp over the summer months while school is out. It also offers an alternative fun way to continue learning and make new friends. Children will be placed in groups according to age and areas of need. We limit our group size to 6 so that your child will receive more one-on-one time to work on their specific speech and/or language goals. Space is extremely limited and will fill up fast. Camp will be held three days a week - every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (total of 12 sessions) for 2 hours. All children must by 3 years old by 6/1/14 and must be potty trained. Daily snacks and drinks will be provided. HOW TO REGISTER: Parents must fill out the registration form and provide copies of the most recent speech-language evaluation, progress report and IEP (If applicable) by 6/30/14. If your child does not currently receive speech-language therapy services, please contact us to schedule an in-depth screening to determine program eligibility & goals. Screenings are offered at a special rate of $75 and reserves a spot for your child in our summer program. Following the screening a parent meeting will be scheduled to review areas of concern. Screenings must be completed by July 1st. All applicants will be processed on a first come, first serve basis. A one-time, non-refundable deposit of $60 reserves your child’s space. Tuition must be paid in full by 7/1/14.

Come Together for a Unique Play Experience

when: Aug 30 - Aug 31 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, 2000 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Meet new friends from all over Chicagoland during the KaBOOM! Play Together Tour. Your kiddos… read more
stingrays-shedd

Touch a Stingray

when: May 23, 2014 - Sep 1 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Museum Campus, Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Add-on $5/non-members; $3/members; included in the Total Experience Pass (adult/$39.95 per adult; child ages 3-11/$30.95); free for children 0-2

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Are they soft, fluffy or rough? You’ll find out what a stingray feels like during a… read more
la county fair 4

History Comes Alive at this Country Fair

when: Aug 30 - Aug 31 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Rd., West Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Experience the simple life of the 1890s at this Country Fair. Ladies and gents, leave your… read more
natures-struggle

The Exhibit That Brings Extinction to Light

when: Mar 22, 2014 - Dec 31 at Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $9/adults; $6/children 3-12; free for children under 3

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Introduce the kids to the concept of species loss at Nature’s Struggle: Survival & Extinction. The… read more
Fulton Farmers Market - Minneapolis, MN

Listen to Tall Tales and Folksy Tunes

when: Aug 31 - Sep 1 at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Island Park, 2 Illinois 25, Geneva, IL

cost: $20/adults; $15/teens and seniors; free for children under 12

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Listen to sweet tunes and let your kiddo’s imagination run wild during the Fox Valley… read more

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