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Infant & Toddler Eating Habits Discussion

when: Jun 13, 2013 at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

where: LIncoln Square, Pickles Playroom, 2315 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: $10/single; $15/couple

ages: expectant parents and parents of infants

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Join parent support group kickSprout and Dr. Andy Sagan, pediatrician and Medical Director of Swedish Covenant Medical Group Pediatrics, as he discusses proactive strategies to ensure your little one has a well-rounded diet for optimal development. There is also the chance to take home gifts and giveaways from top brands.

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Friday, August 22

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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We All Scream for Ice Cream

when: Aug 22 at 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

where: Bucktown, Little Beans Cafe, 1809 W. Webster, Chicago

cost: $10/child

ages: 2-4

the scoop:

The BCBaby Cool Down: Ice Cream Social is a perfect way to celebrate summer with… read more

Come for the Turkey Leg, Stay for the Jousting

when: Jul 5, 2014 - Sep 1

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
Start Developing Your Child’s Love of Music This Summer

Dance the Night Away with Fun Activities

when: Aug 22 at Jul. 25, Aug. 22 & 23, 5-10 p.m.; Jul. 26 3-10 p.m.

where: Naper Settlement, 523 South Webster St., Naperville

cost: $15/adults & seniors; $10/children (ages 4-12); free for children under 4 & members

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Get funky as a family at Naper Nights. With a variety of musical acts, all… read more
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Say Goodbye to Trains!

when: Aug 22 at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Dupage Children's Museum, 301 North Washington St., Naperville, IL

cost: free for members; non-members, $11/general, $10/seniors (60 & up)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

All aboard for the train extravaganza! Give the TRAINS exhibit a proper bon voyage when you… read more
cirque-shanghai

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
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
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
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Howdy, Partner! The Wild West Is Back

when: May 24, 2014 - Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Donley's Wild West Town, 8512 S. Union Rd., Union, Il

cost: $16/person; children under 2 are free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Ride, shoot, and take a trip back in time at Donley’s Wild West Town. This cowboy… read more
American Girl

Snacks and Crafts with American Girl

when: Aug 22 at 5:30 p.m.

where: Magnificent Mile, 835 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $30/person

ages: girls 8 & up

the scoop:

Kickoff summer at the place where every little girls’ dreams come true. Enjoy a lovely… 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
curious george

Watch Your Favorite Characters Come to Life

when: Aug 22 at Aug. 7 & Sept. 4, 1-2 pm.; Aug. 22 & Sept. 19, 10-11 a.m.

where: Bucktown, Little Beans Cafe, 1809 W. Webster, Chicago, Il

cost: $12/child

ages: All ages

the scoop:

It’s every kid’s dream to meet their favorite characters in real life. Now they can!… 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
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
cirque-shanghai

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
El Coyote Lunch

Try Everything in Foodie Festival Heaven

when: Aug 23 - Aug 24 at 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Goose Island, Kendall College, 900 N. Branch St., Chicago, Il

cost: $5

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Does your family have trouble agreeing on what to eat? Well, bring your little foodies… 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
kids_triathlon_running

Try a Little of Everything with a Mini-triathlon

when: Aug 23 at 6:30 a.m.

where: Uptown, Montrose Beach, 4400 N Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $55/person

ages: 7-10

the scoop:

Do your kids want to do everything grown-ups do? Now, they can be just like… 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
Winnetka Community House is joining with many local organizations to finish out summer with a fun block party for the whole community! Bring the whole family August 23 for games, music, food, crafts and celebrate everything that makes the North Shore great! Featuring Carnival games, a 24’ climbing wall, inflatables, pony rides, a petting zoo, arts and crafts, dunk tank, Elliebee the Clown, food & drink booths and more! Entertainment includes Children’s Theatre of Winnetka, Jordan Xidas, Thalia Schusteff and Izzy Banna, Winnetka Youth OrganizatIon, and Village Follies.

Climb and Play Carnival Games at This Block Party

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka, IL

cost: free; $20 unlimited games & activities

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Celebrate the end of summer in style with the Last Blast of Summer Block Party. The… read more
donley-wild-west-town

Howdy, Partner! The Wild West Is Back

when: May 24, 2014 - Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Donley's Wild West Town, 8512 S. Union Rd., Union, Il

cost: $16/person; children under 2 are free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Ride, shoot, and take a trip back in time at Donley’s Wild West Town. This cowboy… read more
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Prepare for a Kiddie Fun Overload

when: Aug 23 - Aug 24 at noon to 10 p.m.

where: South Loop, 1300 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: suggested donation $5

ages: All ages

the scoop:

You’re definitely going to need two days to experience everything at the Kids Bash during… 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

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