Dr. Seuss Birthday Events 2013

 Chicago Area Dr. Seuss Events 2013 - Toddling Around Chicagoland

Dr. Seuss’s birthday is March 2, which has been adopted as Read Across America Day. To celebrate, there are events and activities throughout the month of April. Before attending an event, call or visit the website to confirm all information. Keep in mind that several of these events require advanced registration so plan ahead. Before your adventure, start the day with Green Eggs (2 Ways) & “Ham”!

Dr. Seuss’ Cat In the Hat – Emerald City Theatre, Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago

  • Through May 19, 2013. View the full schedule online
  • Best for ages 3-6
  • Play based on the book by Dr. Seuss. Pre-show activity and short post-show interactive session of fun & games with the Cat.
  • $10-$16 per person plus fees

Celebrate the Cat In the HatOrland Park Public Library, 14921 S. Ravinia Ave, Orland Park

  • Daily in March
  • Take a photo with the Cat In the Hat, find the Cat in the stacks and be entered in a drawing for a “Seussical-fun” prize
  • FREE

Happy Birthday Dr. SeussNorthfield Branch Library, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield

  • Daily in March
  • Games, puzzles, prizes, and trivia
  • FREE

Read Across America StorytimeBarnes & Noble, The Promenade, 631 E. Boughton Road, Suite 100, Bolingbrook

  • Friday, March 1 at 10:30 am
  • FREE

Celebrate the Master of RhymeSeager Park Interpretive Center, 1163 Plank Road, Naperville

  • Friday, March 1 from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
  • For ages 3-5
  • $18/resident, $27/non-resident

Dr. Seuss DayOpen Books, 213 W. Institute Place, Chicago

  • Saturday, March 2 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • For ages 3+
  • Face painting, readings, cake, crafts, drama games, & music
  • FREE

Dr. Seuss Birthday BashStreams Recreation Center, 24319 Cedar Creek Lane, Plainfield

  • Saturday, March 2 from 10:30 am-11:15 am
  • For ages 2-6 with parent
  • Games and activities
  • $12/resident, $18/non-resident

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson, Naperville

  • Saturday, March 2 at 11:00 am
  • FREE

Dr. Seuss Birthday PartyBock Neighborhood Center, 1223 W. Sharon Lane, Schaumburg

  • Saturday, March 2 from 11:00 am-2:30 pm
  • For ages 3-8
  • Dr. Seuss stories, craft, games, and a snack. Come dressed as a Seuss character and receive a special prize.
  • $10/resident, $15/non-resident

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss – Lakeshore Learning Stores – 2255 W. 95th Street, Chicago, 15780 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park, and 1403 N. Rand Road, Palatine

  • Saturday, March 2 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Crafts, games, and stories
  • FREE

A Seuss CelebrationBirchwood Recreation Center, 435 W. Illinois Avenue, Palatine

  • Saturday, March 2 from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Seuss crafts followed by a showing of The Lorax
  • $10/family. Pre-registration required.

How will you celebrate Dr. Seuss this month? 

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