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Free Museum Days – 2014

With snow and cold temperatures lots of Chicago families are getting tired of being stuck inside, but it can be difficult to find affordable things to do. Museums, zoos, and indoor gardens in and around Chicago offer free and discounted admission days during the winter. Also see my post on Mommy Nearest – Five Free…

Premiere Screening of Ruby’s Studio: The Safety Show – Free This Weekend!

Looking for something fun and free to do this weekend? The Mother Company presents Ruby’s Studio’s The Safety Show with a premiere screening Saturday. The Mother Company’s mission is to help parents raise good people by nurturing essential social and emotional skills in young children. To celebrate the release of Ruby’s Studio’s The Safety Show…

Museum Day Live! – Free Museum Admission September 28, 2013

The Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC is free everyday, but on September 28, 2013 museums across the country will be honoring the Smithsonian by offering free admission. Museum Day Live! is an event hosted by the Smithsonian Museum every year and participating museums will be offering two free tickets per household. The tickets are valid…

Goldfish Swim School Grand Openings

Goldfish Swim School, which offers swim lessons for children as young as 4 months, just opened two new locations in the Chicago area and to celebrate they’re having two Grand Opening Events: Goldfish Swim School St. Charles Grand Opening Event When: Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 2:30–6:30 p.m. Where: 3455 Legacy Blvd. St. Charles, IL…

Summer Bucket List {with Free Printable!}

It’s officially August now and that’s about the time each summer that I start to panic. It’s all ending so soon! Have we done enough? There’s a little extra pressure this year because Cooper, my baby (yes, he’s my oldest, but still my baby of course), is starting kindergarten. This is pretty much how summer…

Chicago Bears Training Camp Starts This Week

Today is the first day of Bears training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. Training camp runs through Wednesday, August 14, and is open to the public most days. Concessions are available for purchase. Below is a schedule for 2013 training camp. For more details, visit the Chicago Bears website.  Where: Olivet Nazarene University…

Free Summer Fun – 2013

School is out and it’s up to you to keep the kids entertained. It can be expensive going on family outings, but there are plenty of ways to have fun for free this summer. Have any other suggestions? I’m happy to add them to the list! Baseball Games See the full post of Baseball Clubs…

Summer Book Clubs – 2013

  I love curling up in a shady spot on a hot day and reading a book. With three kids that really doesn’t happen much anymore, but I’m hoping to pass it on to them. Encourage your kids to read by enrolling them in a free book club this summer. I have only listed a…

Baseball Clubs for Kids 2013

Baseball season is approaching! I have to admit that I’m not a huge sports fan, but I love hanging out at a baseball game enjoying the fresh air, eating hot dogs and popcorn, and cheering for the home team. Baseball teams try to make games family friendly too, and lots of them offer special clubs for…

Museum Free Days – 2013

Chicago has some incredible museums, zoos, and gardens. Whether you’re looking for an educational experience, or to encourage your child’s interests, or just to spend a fun day with the family, there are plenty of options in and around Chicago. It can be expensive taking a family to these institutions, but here are times you…

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