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School of Rock: A Tribute to Progressive Rock

when: May 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm

where: Lakeview, Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: $10 (free for ages 10 and under)

ages: All ages

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Are you ready to rock? Good. Head to this super-fun installment of Schubas’ family concert series. Students of the popular School of Rock music program play hard-hitting jams from Jethro Tull, Yes, Rush and other prog-rock greats.

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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
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
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
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
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
adler-destination-solar

Travel to the Year 2096

when: May 16, 2014 - Dec 31 at showtimes daily; check website for details

where: Museum Campus, Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Included in the Adler’s All Access Pass, available for purchase on-site: $29.95 for adults, $27.95 for seniors/students with ID & $24.95 for children (ages 3-11)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

The year is 2096 and space tourism is available to everyone. Including you! Blast off… 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 N. 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
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
Dance yourself warm. Don't miss Little Miss Ann Band as they take the stage at Superkindie's first annual Spring Break Show. Both Time Out Chicago and WXRT are fans of Little Miss Ann Band. Find out for yourself how much fun it is to watch your kids rock out at this family concert.

Take a Study Break for Back to School-a-Palooza

when: Aug 23 at 2 p.m.

where: Edgebrook, 5331 W. Devon Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: 5-12

the scoop:

It’s time to start the school year off right with Back to School-a-Palooza at your… read more
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
SDFair_sack_race

An Active End of Summer Fest

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where: Lake Shore, Lake Shore Park, 808 N Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Summer is going to end with a bang during Family Field Day. The kiddos can… 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
I was encouraged by many moms in the Seattle area to write to you to tell you about my business, Enchanting Princess Events.  We are a Princess company who travels to parties, special events, parades, grand openings etc entertaining as "familiar Princesses!"  We don't believe in wigs (well except Rapunzel) and all of our costumes are custom made for each character.  We have 9 different girls who play 9 different characters, which is important to us!  Our specialty is of course birthday parties, but we also put on a big event once a year called the Enchanting Fall Ball, which is held in October.  This is the only event that all 9 of our Princesses attend and it's essentially like you are attending a real Ball.  The attendees get dressed up in semi formal or formal attire and they are escorted down the red carpet and dance the night away with the Princesses and their Fall Ball date!  All of the profits from the event are donated to the Children's Museum of Skagit County and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish County. We also just launched our Enchanting Apparel tshirt line for young girls.  The shirts feature one word that best describes the inner "character"istic of each of our 9 Princesses.  It is important to inform young girls that being a Princess is not about being pretty on the outside, but more importantly the beauty you possess on the inside and that is what the words on the shirt represent!  At each party we attend, we read a book title, "What Is A Princess" and the book talks about the inner beauty of what a Princess really is and that's where the tshirt line idea came from. For more information about my company and to view photos, please visit our website www.EnchantingPrincessEvents.com and our Enchanting Apparel store at www.EnchantingApparel.com   Thank you!  

Party and Gobble Up Ice Cream with Elsa

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

cost: $10/ one hour time slot; $8 playspace admission; $5 digital photo

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Cool down with a Frozen extravaganza hosted by Queen Elsa. Step into a winter wonderland where… read more
thomas-train-boys-2

All Aboard! Enjoy an Afternoon with Thomas

when: Aug 23

where: Illinois Railway Museum, 7000 Olson Rd., Union, Il

cost: $19/ person

ages: All ages

the scoop:

If you go to sleep wishing you lived in Sodor, you’re going to want to… 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

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