A self-guided glimpse into the world of outdoor play will depend on the day. Possibilities include painting snow or building a fort.
Search for gnomes in the Children's Garden using your best "I Spy" skills. Checklist provided.
Kids and adults can explore their creative sides. Materials change daily and trained facilitators assist with the artistic process.
Manual Cinema’s first all-ages production, Magic City, explores the hard work and love it takes to rebuild your life when the unexpected throws everything into uncertainty. Using overhead projectors, live music, paper shadow puppets, live actors in silhouette, and miniature toy theater, this performance updates the novel for a modern retelling, creating a miniature city on stage that the audience will be able to explore themselves after every performance.
Sing along with Red and her friends as she travels through the forest to visit her Grandma. Will she get to Grandma’s before the Big Bad Wolf? Will she listen to her Mom’s words of advice? Performances at Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave., Cicero (Oct. 20-Nov. 5) and Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago (Nov. 8-Feb. 24).
Jack and his dancing Spanish cow Carmelita try to save their village from the crazy Giant. Runs 10:30 a.m. select weekdays, Jan. 28-April 2, plus 1 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 28 and March 21. Check website for exact dates. Performances at Stahl Family Theater, 5900 W. Belmont Ave. (Oct. 27-March 1) and Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave., Cicero (March 8-18).