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Swaddle 2 Toddle Moms Group

when: every Tuesday at 4:30 pm

where: Grateful Yoga, 1108 Davis St., Evanston, IL

cost: $115.00 for the six weeks

ages: Moms of babies 6-12 months

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Parents of infants aged 6-12 months benefit from this education-based support group, held in conjunction with KickSprout. Parents receive a social and emotional boost, plus information about everything related to babies and parenthood. Explore topics related to sleep changes, introduction of solid foods and behavior training. This group is lead by Angie Rush, LCSW, a child therapist and mother of two young children. Her focused discussions are interactive forums for parents to share experiences and concerns in a non-judgmental environment.

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Sunday, September 21

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Celebrate a New Season of Vaudeville

when: Sep 21 at 3 p.m. (workshop 1:30-2:30 p.m.)

where: Portage Park, Filament Ensemble Theatre Theater, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: $5/person

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Sing, dance and laugh with your friends from Vaudeville at Six Corners. Hilarious variety acts,… read more
BBQFest

Dance Up a Storm and Chow Down on BBQ

when: Sep 21 at 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: free; separate charge for food

ages: All ages

the scoop:

The Uncommon Ground Oktoberfest BBQ has live music by kindie-folk starlet Laura Doherty at 3 p.m. All that… read more
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Shop and Learn with Gourds Galore

when: Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21 at 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

where: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, IL

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Discover how to make funky flowers, paper and even birdhouses entirely out of gourds during… read more
Worth the Trip: Rhea Lana of West Chicagoland

Shop Until You Drop at This Semiannual Sale

when: Sep 21 - Sep 27 at Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Mon.-Wed. & Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-noon

where: 1163 E. Ogden Ave., Naperville, IL

cost: free

ages: Moms

the scoop:

Grab your shopping bags because it’s time for Rhea Lana’s Fall/Winter Sale. Don’t miss your… read more
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Celebrate with a Bee-tastic Birthday Bash

when: Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL

cost: free with admission ($12/adults; $9/children 2-17; free for children under 1)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Wish the Children’s Garden a Happy Bee-Day! The little ones can chat with a fearless beekeeper,… read more
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Experience a Music Explosion

when: Sep 11, 2014 - Sep 21 at Varies (see site for more details)

where: Various locations (check website for details), Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

So many sounds from across the globe converge at the Chicago World Music Festival. More than… read more

Sprinkle and Glaze Your Very Own Doughnuts

when: Sep 21 at 3 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Glazed and Infused, 939 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: $11/child & up to 2 adults

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Calling all doughnut lovers! It’s time to make your very own doughy masterpiece with Doughnut… read more
Popular agritourism destination featuring 25+ family friendly attractions, hayrides, pumpkin picking, petting zoo, famous pumpkin cannon, apple cider donuts and more. Kid friendly, parent approved!

Keep Coming Back for This Fall-Long Festival

when: Sep 21 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Stade's Farm & Market, 3709 W Miller Rd., McHenry, IL

cost: $10/adult; $15/ child (2-17); $5/seniors (65 & up)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

You’ll definitely need more than one weekend to visit the Shades of Autumn Fall Festival.… read more
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Craft and Experiment During SunDay FunDay

when: Sep 21 at 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

where: The Ugly Mug Cafe, 1458 W Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: $5/child

ages: 18 months-10 years

the scoop:

Hangout at the Ugly Mug Cafe for Kiddie SunDay FunDay. This fall your little ones… 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
Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages! Join us where the magic begins and the heart-pounding, death-defying action takes place! It’s awe-inspiring ‘Edge of your Seat’ excitement, all under the Circus Vargas big top…where imagination comes to life and the world is full of possibility and wonder! Don’t Miss Circus Vargas’ new mega-hit production for 2014! Magikaria Extreme! It’s not a show….it’s an experience! Arrive thirty minutes early for an exciting, interactive pre-show where your kids can create their own magic center ring! For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.circusvargas.com or call 877-GOTFUN-1.

Take a Walk Through The Circus

when: Sep 6, 2014 - Sep 21 at All day

where: Roscoe Village, Paulina Station, 3200 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Experience a new kind of circus with the Lincoln Avenue Circus Walk. Visit twelve circus… read more
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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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Spend September Sundays in a Pop-up Play Spot

when: Sep 21 at afternoon

where: Lakeview, Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Meet your friends every Sunday in September at the pop-up Sunday Play Spot. Don’t worry if you can’t… read more
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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
powwow

Celebrate Fall Native American Style

when: Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21 at Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville, IL

cost: $10/adults; $7/seniors 62+ & kids 3-12; free for children under 3

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Explore traditional activities and get swept away by all of the colors at the Harvest… 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: Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21 at 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.

where: Lakeview, Hamlin Park, 3035 N. Hoyne 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
kid in hay

Family Fun at the Design Harvest Fest

when: Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21 at Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (family activities: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.)

where: West Town, Grand & Damen Aves. , Chicago, IL

cost: $5 suggested donation

ages: All ages

the scoop:

The Design Harvest Festival is the place to discover the next great home and garden… read more
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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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Sunday Fun at the J – Open House

when: Sep 21 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

where: Chicago, Florence Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago, IL

cost: Free

ages: families with children 0-5 years

the scoop:

Have you ever wondered what happens inside the doors of the Florence G. Heller JCC… read more
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Munch on a Bunch of Tacos

when: Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21 at Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

where: Lakeview, 3500 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: $5/person

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Your mouth is going to water non stop when bring your little foodies to sample… 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
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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