This event offers girls the chance to capture their own special
travel moments with their My American Girl doll during her spring
and summer breaks. Includes a delicious meal, fun journaling
activities, and a special American Girl book to take home.
Reservations required. April 4, May 16, June 6.
American Family Theater's award-winning musical tells of
Beauty's adventures at the castle of the Beast and leads to the
magical moment when the Beast becomes a man.
Concert for kids.
How do they survive and where do they live? These questions and
more will be answered as we hike through the woods. Dress for the
weather and be prepared to hike and get dirty.
Meet 4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer Lenny Krayzelburg and get autographs and photos. Children can receive a free swim evaluation and two free swim lessons when they register for the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy ("LKSA") swim program.
Enjoy sunshine, live music, and fresh air at a 60-acre organic
vegetable farm in Naperville. A variety of childrens' activities
includes crafts and Willowbrook Wildlife Center, which will be
bringing local wildlife for up-close viewing. Tour the farm and
find out more about the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
program. Learn new ways to green your life from more than 40
exhibitors and expert speakers on nutrition, organic gardening,
backyard chickens, and more. Organic vegetable seedlings will be
available for purchase.
Family festival featuring games and activities from classic and contemporary children’s books. Kids can practice for the hunger games with archery, darts, and knot tying, hunt for clues around the library like Nancy Drew, make a mask of one of the characters in Winnie the Pooh, and toss rings on Pinocchio’s growing nose. Families will also have a chance to explore the Early Learning Center Transportation exhibit and go for a ride in a caboose, fly a plane, and ride a bike. Kirby the Kangaroo, the Great Lakes Credit Union's mascot, will greet children along with Shrek and other well-known book characters. Each family will sample fresh made ice cream from La Michoacana Ice Cream parlor and take home free books.
Parents and children will have the chance to participate
in three short demo lessons and an international sing-along. Each
child will receive a passport, which will be stamped at each
language or music lesson attended, and there will be opportunity
for tuition discounts and door prizes.
Attendees will enjoy food samplings, face painting, balloon twisting, giveaways and live musical performances from local Latino artists, including Mariachi Music, Los Panchis, Banda Tierra Nueva and Hershey y Su Norteño Banda.