Meet Matt Wiesbrock in the Children's Garden as he showcases his
racing pigeons and talks about his fascinating backyard hobby.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join Baby Mantra for a free yoga class. Space is limited, so email [email protected]
The Book Stall hosts six authors: Emily Fairlie (The Tuckernuck Mysteries), Kate Hannigan (Cupcake Cousins), Michele Weber Hurwitz (The Summer I Saved the World in 65 Days), Wendy McClure (Wanderville), Liesl Shirtliff (Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin), and Amy Timberlake (One Came Home). This panel of Chicago-area writers will discuss their books and how they are written, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of their work. In addition, there will be cool prizes and giveaways, and snacks will be served.
Enter a tree house village filled with adventure and
imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees'
ever-changing tale. The exhibition is comprised of six fun-filled,
educational tree houses, aimed at kids 2-10.