Archives for April 2018

Earth Daze Open House at the Chicago Children’s Theatre

Celebrate Earth Day at the Chicago Children’s Theatre’s FREE Open House. Join them for a t-shirt “make a statement” workshop, showing the world what you believe, and attend legendary and mythical workshops with our fabulous summer camp teaching artists. Explore our summer camp themes of myth, legend, fairy tale, and folktales using craft, drama, song, and play! 20-minute […]

Brookfield Zoo Celebrates Earth Day with a Party for the Planet

Go green this Earth Day by joining Brookfield Zoo for its annual Party for the Planet celebration on Sunday, April 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The day of fun-filled environmentally-friendly activities, which are presented by energySMART, a Nicor Gas program, feature animal Zoo Chats, recycling and planting opportunities, and an Eco Expo, where […]

55 Free Things to Do in Chicago and Surrounding Areas

FREE, FREE, FREE! There’s no better price. Use this list to plan a single afternoon, a day full of activities, or an entire vacation. I’ve tried to include a lot of variety – indoor and outdoor, city and suburbs, and activities that are appropriate for toddlers, older kids, and adults. Any suggestions for additions to […]

Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock

What time is it? It’s time for Bubble Guppies Live! With three kids we’ve been watching Bubble Guppies for many years and it’s a really cute show. My kids, especially Campbell right now, can’t get enough and of all the shows the kids watch, Bubble Guppies probably has my favorite music. You can bet that […]

Big News from Six Flags Great America

Christmas isn’t exactly around the corner, but opening weekend for Great America is. If you’re excited about the April 21 opening weekend, Six Flags Great America has some amazing news for you. In addition to the brand new, record-breaking loop coaster, Mardi Gras Hangover, and an accompanying Mardi Gras Festival in late summer, they’re also […]

Cirque Du Soleil – CORTEO

A cast of over 50 acrobats, actors, singers, and musicians from around the world make up Corteo by Cirque Du Soleil. They’ll be arriving in Rockford, Illinois this week for six performances at the BMO Harris Bank Center. Corteo This unique production directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca premiered in Montreal in April 2005 and has […]

Free Chicago Museum Days – Spring 2018

Warmer weather is on its way and there are so many more opportunities to enjoy the sights of the Chicago area. Some attractions can be pricey, especially when you’re paying for a whole family, so free days can be a huge relief to your wallet. Below is a list of free Chicago admission days so […]

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