Another beautiful weekend is upon us! Take a stroll around Morton Arboretum to check out the massive trolls, meander around the beautiful gardens at Chicago Botanic or seek out a new favorite cookie spot around town. What are you waiting for? Slip-on your masks and enjoy some fun family time!
Slip Into Your Ballet Shoes
Ballet, the Bubbles way! They’ll introduce ballet basics through a thematic storytelling approach, and get your bodies and imagination moving! Fri. Event details.
Go Virtual with Mr. Dave Music
Mr. Dave is going virtual. Join him for a 30-minute experience streamed from his home studio. You’ll use shakers, scarves and introduce your kids to various sounds. Fri. Event details. & Sat. Event details.
Have a Family Jam-a-Long
Grab any instruments you have at home (Homemade maracas count! Just add dry rice or beans to a container) and join in for an afternoon virtual jam session! Fri. Event details.
Join Morton Arboretum & Go on a Troll Hunt
Something special emerged from the vast spaces at Morton Arboretum. . . unusual creatures, each made of reclaimed wood and 15- to 20-feet-tall. Guardians of the forest, who are trying to make sense of the human world. Fri.-Sun. Event details.
Shake Your Wiggles Out
The Wiggles are bringing their live show back to fans around the world with The Wiggles – Live from Hot Potato Studios, giving every fan what they’ve always wanted—A FRONT ROW SEAT. Fri.-Sun. Event details.
Explore Chicago Botanic Garden
The Garden is open for a perimeter walk, which is a 2.3-mile loop that includes views of the North Lake, vistas of the Malott Japanese Garden, and close-ups of spring blooms. Fri.-Sun. Event details.
Find the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in Chicago
We let our taste buds guide us to the best chocolate chip cookies in Chicago and are sharing their whereabouts. Take a quick field trip this weekend to give one of them (or a few, we won’t judge) a try! Details.
Make a Few Wacky Roadside Stops
There are quite a few interesting sites around Chicago you can view without stepping out of your car. Set out on an adventure to find them with the family. Details.
Rock and Roll Playhouse Live
Live From The Playroom consists of a 20-minute music program for the whole family on Rockefeller Center’s Facebook. Sun. Event details.
— Maria Chambers