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Race Horses of the Sky

The Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

Meet Matt Wiesbrock in the Children's Garden as he showcases his racing pigeons and talks about his fascinating backyard hobby.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Let's Dance!

McFetridge Sports Center (California Park) | Chicago, Ill.

Youth from the Chicago Park District's synchronized skating team, Chicago Skates, perform as part of a program that includes the AIT ensemble and guest stars such as 2014 Olympic Team Bronze medalist Jason Brown and 2011 U.S. Men's Champion Ryan Bradley.

When: 7 p.m.
Cost: $30, $60 VIP

National Geographic Explorers

Museum of Science and Industry | Chicago, Ill.

Kenny Broad, cave diver and environmental anthropologist, and Sarah McNair-Landry, adventurer, cinematographer, avid kite skier and the youngest person to reach both the North and South poles, will give guests a glimpse into their lives as National Geographic Explorers and answer questions. They will also sign autographs after the presentation.

When: 11 a.m.
Cost: Check website

Princess & Super Hero Party

Chop Shop | Chicago, Ill.

A red carpet entry awaits! Families enjoy balloon making, games, face painting, dancing and a photographer to grab shots of the guests with their favorite character. Plus live performances including Batman and Spiderman skits, Jake the Pirate leading a treasure hunt, Cinderella asking the kids to help her find her glass slipper, Ariel singing “Part of Your World” and Elsa singing “Let it Go!” Snacks and drinks provided.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $30 adult/child pair; $50 adult/2 children

Circus in Progress

The Actors Gymnasium | Evanston, Ill.

Get a sneak peek at some of Chicago's new works of circus art. Professionals as well as advanced students will be featured.

When: 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $15

Circus in Progress - An Evening of Daring New Work

The Actors Gymnasium | Evanston, Ill.

Get a sneak peek at some of Chicago's most exciting new works of circus art. This latest installation of our performance series focuses on the development of new acts. Professionals from the Chicagoland circus community will be featured as well as advanced students from The Actors Gymnasium's own classes.

Cost: $15 adults, $12.50 kids

CommUNITY Block Party

Roosevelt High School | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Community walk from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. to celebrate the diversity of Roosevelt High School and Albany Park. At the field and parking lot behind Roosevelt High School, Redmoon and the Great Chicago Fire Festival will host a large Barbeque with activities for children and families (bounce house, face painting, games) with free food. 

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Chicago Veggie Pride Parade

Grant Park | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Features guest speakers, a costume contest, and other fun, to support local vegans and vegetarians and raise awareness about the benefits of a plant-based diet.

When: 11 a.m.
Cost: Free

Family Adventure Day

Humboldt Park | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Explore the great outdoors with such activities as fort building, kite flying, fishing, mud painting and more as part of Leave No Child Inside month.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: Free

Mantra Mom Yoga

Tejas Yoga Chicago | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Join Baby Mantra for a free yoga class. Space is limited, so email aweber@behrman.com to reserve a spot.

When: 2-4 p.m.
Cost: Free
 










 
 
 
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