Tag: Chicago Park District

Buzz Over to the Garfield Park Conservatory to see Bee Movie

The Chicago Park District has provided many cool outdoor movie watching opportunities throughout the summer months — but the upcoming showing of Bee Movie at the Garfield Park Conservatory promises to be a great one. A movie about bees — at the conservatory! What a brilliant pairing. Bee Movie is showing on the back lawn... Read more »

Theater on the Lake -- for kids!

Theater on the Lake is an experience that is unique to Chicago. Where else can you see live theater in an open air setting with both the lakefront and city skyline as the backdrop?  Usually, the Chicago Park District’s Theater on the Lake program  is an adults-only outing — but next week the performances are... Read more »

Free Watering Holes

With summer in full swing, I bet that you are looking for some places for your kids to splish and splash. I’ve already covered my favorite family-friendly beaches. But unless you are living the country club life or taking advantage of a summer pool membership in the burbs, a cool pool can be hard to... Read more »
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The Craftmobile -- Coming Soon to a Park Near You

If you live on the Northside of Chicago, I have exciting news for you — the Craftmobile is headed your way. The Chicago Park District has a lot of great family events and programming, but one of my favorites is the Craftmobile — a traveling program that brings outdoor craft projects to various neighborhood playlots.... Read more »