Miss Carol's cross-curricular music and movement instantly
invite audiences to join in singing, dancing and rhythmic movement.
She'll engage and entertain us with music from her six popular
Talented local artisans sell unique handmade gifts including art
jewelry, hand-knitted and woven scarves and garments, ornaments,
wood carvings, paintings, and glass. A visit from Santa, strolling
carolers and Christmas trees decorated by local preschools add to
A new traveling exhibit created by Children's Museum of
Pittsburgh that links familiar childhood objects to a process of
manufacturing that combines people, ideas and technology. Inspired
by the factory tour segments from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the
exhibit offers hands-on activities using real factory tools and
machines to create objects including crayons, a baseball bat and a
matchbox car, just to name a few.
Kids enter artist Gino Severini's interpretation of trains by
role-playing engineer, passenger or conductor in a child-size train
and look for objects in an eight-foot wide "hidden pictures" mural
of artist Don Stewart's "Steam Train." Plus, enjoy specially
designed wooden train tables and a huge new interactive crane.
A special exhibit on the history of Girl Scouting, with
special focus on Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park. Celebrate
the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Girl
Scouts of the USA.
Come and see talented therapy dogs of the PAWsitive Therapy
Troupe as they perform this classic ballet. More than 20 dogs
perform both solo and group numbers in costume. Performances at 1
and 4 p.m. Nov. 17 and 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at Herrick Middle School,
4435 Middaugh, Downers Grove. Tickets go on sale in early November,
The story of young Arietty and her family: tiny people who
live in people's homes and "borrow" things to survive while keeping
their existence unknown. Like every young person, Arietty longs for
grown-up adventures, but when she and her family are discovered,
she gets much more excitement than she bargained for. Based on the
books by Mary Norton. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and
16; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and 17; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11 and
Program is managed by Stepping Stones Therapy. Social skills
groups provide interactive and fun opportunities to increase
speech, language, oral-motor, motor planning, socialization and
sensory processing and modulation skills. Visit www.airtastic.com
to request additional information.