Tag: Chicago

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - November 14, 15 and 16

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – November 14, 15 and 16. 1. Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light Exhibit The Museum of Science and Industry 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr. (Hyde Park) Thurs., Nov. 13, 2014 – Sun., Jan. 4,... Read more »

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago - November 8 and 9

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – November 7, 8 and 9. 1. Lycée Francais de Chicago Fall French Market Lycée Francais de Chicago 550 W. Irving Park (Buena Park) Saturday, November 8, 10 am – 5 pm Sunday, November 9, 11 am... Read more »

Global desserts: Spanish churros

The other weekend, my husband and I lured our sons out of the warm comfort of their beds with one singular temptation – churros. We had our sights set on spending the afternoon in Pilsen, taking advantage of the Chicago neighborhood’s annual art gallery walk. But, before we did, we knew we had to make sure our two young sons... Read more »
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Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago - November 1 and 2

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – November 1 and 2: 1. Chicago International Children’s Film Festival Five venues across Chicago Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2 $9 for adults, $6 for kids ages 2 – 18 (Family passes are available for $40) The... Read more »

“You Are Beautiful:” How three simple words on a sticker help brighten the days of people around the world

If you live in Chicago, chances are you may have seen a small, shiny, rectangular, silver sticker on a light post, a stair railing, a trash can, a bus seat, or the like. But, it’s not any old sticker. It’s one with three simple words designed to brighten your day and remind you that everything... Read more »

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - October 24, 25 and 26

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – October 24, 25 and 26. 1. Diwali Celebrations 2014 Viceroy of India 233 E. Roosevelt Rd. (Lombard, Ill.) Friday, October 24 at 8 pm $30 for adults, $15 kids ages 6 – 11, free for kids... Read more »
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9 ways to celebrate Día de los Muertos with your family in Chicago

Walking through the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, it’s easy to see the excitement building among its residents and visitors to celebrate Day of the Dead (or Día de los Muertos). Store walls are decorated with dancing skeletons. Bakery shelves are lined with sugar skulls. Brightly colored paper flags flap in the breeze over narrow alleyways. And, miniature skeletons sit,... Read more »

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - October 18 and 19

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – October 18 and 19. 1. Skelebration Redmoon Theater 2120 S. Jefferson St. (Pilsen) Saturday, October 18, 1, 4 and 7 pm Sunday, October 19, 1 and 4 pm $20 for adults, $12 kids (ages 4-  17),... Read more »

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - October 10, 11 and 12

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – October 10, 11 and 12. 1. UniversalSoul Circus Washington Park (Washington Park/Woodlawn) 5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Now through October 19 Ticket prices vary; available online The UniverSoul Circus blends together circus arts, theater and music –... Read more »
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Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - October 3, 4 and 5

Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top five multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend – Friday, October 3, Saturday, October 4, and Sunday, October 5: 1. Naper Settlement Oktoberfest Naper Settlement 523 S. Webster St. (Naperville, Ill.) Friday, October 3, 5 – 10 pm Saturday, October 4, 12 – 10... Read more »