Archives for April 2011

Giveaway – Cosley Zoo Passes

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner – Samantha! Samantha said… 9 Shared on Facebook! May 6, 2011 4:03 AM Thanks to all who entered & a special thanks to Cosley Zoo for the free passes! *************************** If you’ve been to Cosley Zoo in Wheaton, or read my previous post about Cosley Zoo, […]

Weekend Activities – April 29 – May 1

Chicago Sat, 4/30 – Green & Growing Fair at the Garfield Park Conservatory – FREE Sat, 4/30 – Arbor Day Celebration at Jackson Park – FREE Sat, 4/30 – Super Family Dance Party at Eugene Field Park – $1 Sat, 4/30 – Kids in the Square in Lincoln Square – FREE Sun, 5/1 – Cinco […]

FireZone

FireZone – website Location: 1100 National Parkway, Schaumburg, IL 60173 Phone: 847-824-3473 Hours: Vary. Check their website for weekly drop-in hours. Drop-in activities are for 1 hour only and are limited to only 40 children. Admission: $9 per child. Adults and children under 2 are free. Parking: There is free parking in the attached lot. […]

Great Deal on DuPage Children’s Museum Admission

Groupon is offering admission to the DuPage Children’s Museum for only $4. This deal will be available today, April 23 and tomorrow, April 24, and doesn’t expire until October. Be sure to check out my previous post about the DuPage Children’s Museum.

Weekend Activites – April 22-24

Multiple locations Sat, 4/23 – The Great Cloth Diaper Change – FREE Chicago Fri-Sun, 4/22-24 – Easter and Earth Day events at multiple parks – FREE-$12 Sat, 4/23 – Earth Day at the North Pond Nature Sanctuary in Lincoln Park – FREE Sat, 4/23 – Stewardship Day Adopt-A-Beach at South Shore Cultural Center – FREE […]

Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art – website Location: 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 Phone: 312-280-2660 Hours: Monday                                     ClosedTuesday                                     10:00 am – 8:00 pmWednesday – Sunday                 10:00 am – 5:00 pmClosed Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year’s Day Admission: $12 (suggested admission), $7 for senior citizens and students with IDChildren 12 and under, members of the […]

Weekend Activities – April 15-17

Easter and Earth Day are approaching and it’s Spring, so there are lots of activities for families this weekend. Here are just a few that caught my attention: Chicago Fri, 4/15 – Special Turn-On Ceremony for Buckingham Fountain – FREE (6 am!) Sat, 4/16 – Day of Puppetry at Irish-American Heritage Center – $5 suggested […]

Triton Troupers Circus

Triton Troupers Circus – website, Facebook page *** Although I usually post about activities we’ve done so you can learn from our experiences, I’m posting about this one before we go so you don’t miss it. Thanks to the Triton Troupers for providing all the detailed information! Location: Robert Collins Building at Triton College, 2001 […]

Avon Giveaway & special offer

***This giveaway has ended! Congratulations to our winner:  Melanie said… 70 Avon Kids Bath Time Body Paints! April 16, 2011 9:35 AM   Thanks to all who entered and a special thanks to Joslyn for this great Avon giveaway! Avon Giveaway & Special Offer My friend Joslyn is an Avon Representative and she’s offering a […]

Weekend activities – April 8-10

It’s Thursday, which means I’m getting anxious for the weekend and trying to plan what kind of adventures we’ll have and I thought I’d share a few of the interesting things I’ve found: Chicago Sat, 4/9 – Family Day at the Museum of Contemporary Art – FREE Sun, 4/10 – In the Park with Civic […]

Winner – Kid’s Activity Pack

I used Random.org to choose a winner from all the comments on the Kid’s Activity Pack Giveaway post and the random number chosen was 24. And the winner is: starlightearssaid… GFC follower! Sindy April 6, 2011 8:40 AM Congratulations to Sindy! She won a Kid’s Activity Pack from Extra Baggage Boutique on Etsy.

Jumbo Recycled Crayons Giveaway

 *** Giveaway has ended!  We have a winner of the 2 Jumbo Recycled Crayons from GrammiesKidz on Etsy! And the winner is… SETexasMama said… I like you on FB Dana W April 15, 2011 2:52 PM Congratulations to Dana and thanks to all who entered! A special thanks to GranniesKidz for the giveaway! One lucky […]

The Original Rainbow Cone

The Original Rainbow Cone – website Location: 9233 S. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60643 Phone: 773-238-7075 Hours: Rainbow Cone is open March – November. Hours for April 2011: Sunday – Thursday Noon – 7 pm Friday – Saturday Noon – 8 pm Hours get longer as the weather gets warmer so check out the website […]

Kid’s Activity Pack Giveaway

*** Giveaway has ended! Thanks to everyone who participated & special thanks to Extra Baggage Boutique! Rachael at Extra Baggage Boutique on Etsy recently sent metwo kid’s activity packs – one for me to try and one to give away to a lucky reader! The activity pack is very well made and Rachael uses really […]

Cosley Zoo

Cosley Zoo – website Location: 1356 N. Gary Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187 Phone: 630-665-5534 Hours: Cosley Zoo is open year-round, but closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. January-March: Daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April-October: Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. November: Daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. After Thanksgiving-December 23: Daily, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. December 26-30: Daily, […]

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