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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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Friday, August 29

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 - 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
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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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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
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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
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

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
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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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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
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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
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
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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
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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 - 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 - 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
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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