Category: Spring

The Wee Weekender (May 14th-16th)

A Family Workshop at the Lurie Garden in Millennium Park. Looking for something fun do to? How about a hands-on gardening workshop, yoga for toddlers, making creative critters out of rocks, or a storytelling event for the whole family?Lurie Garden Family Workshop: Plant Power. Families with kids over age 6 can spend an afternoon in... Read more »

Don't Forget about the Kids and Kites Festival this Saturday

A few weeks ago, I posted about Mayor Daley’s Kids’ and Kites Festival and why I thought that it was the best, free family event of the whole year for us Chicagoans. I just wanted to remind you that the festival is coming up this Saturday. You are planning on going, right? When we’ve attended... Read more »

Mark your calendar. Save the date. You don't want to miss Mayor Daley's Kids and Kites Festival on May 1st.

I wanted to let you know that my absolute favorite free family event in all of Chicago is coming up next month — Mayor Daley’s Kids and Kites Festival. Of all of the free family programming I have attended (which is quite a bit), I enjoyed this event the most (my husband and kiddos agree).... Read more »

5 free things to do with your kids over spring break

Spring break is nearly upon us. Are you headed off to Aspen for an alpine adventure? Or maybe flying down to Fort Myers for some fun in the sun? Me neither. My kids are going to be out of school for 11 days. But I am not worried because I’ve been planning. I’ve scouted out... 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 »

It's almost time to register for spring Chicago Park District Programs. Is your wish list ready?

Chicago Park District registration for spring programs begins on Monday, February at 9:00 a.m.. Sharp. The CPD is offering lots of wonderful and affordable programming for kids this spring — but you have to be prepared to register or you will likely be out of luck for the most sought-after programs. Specifically, you have to... Read more »