Posts in category "sports"

Harlem Globetrotters trotting into town on April 15th

On April 15th, the Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their show to the United Center. I am going to be there with my basketball-loving son and my silliness-loving daughter. I expect that they will be belly laughing throughout the game. Sound like something your kids would enjoy? Wee Windy City readers can save $7 on each... Read more »

The Wee Weekender (March 12th-14th)

A young artist hard at work at the Lillstreet Art Center. Looking for something fun for the whole family to do this weekend? I’ve got an idea or two for you. Family Farmed Expo. This is an event that has a little bit for everyone in the family. The Family Farmed Expo takes places from... Read more »

Guest Post: Tips on how to keep Chicago kids healthy and active this winter

Today I am pleased to welcome fitness professional, trainer, and physical educator Lanette Wolford as a guest author on Wee Windy City. Lanette is the woman behind KID-FIT in Chicago. She considers herself a “warrior in the battle of obesity.” Lannette received her physical education degree from DePaul University and is nationally certified by the... Read more »

Would the 2016 Olympics be good for all Chicago kids?

I back the bid — somewhat reluctantly. I know this is not a popular position. Nearly everyone in Chicago seems to enthusiastically and blindly support the effort to bring the 2016 Olympic games to our city. When I’ve expressed anything less than whole-hearted support for the Olympic bid, I’ve been accused of being a everything... Read more »