Composer and trumpeter Orbert Davis and his CJP Chamber Ensemble
present a family-friendly concert of the Emmy-winning music from
the television documentary "DuSable to Obama", complete with video
highlights and audience participation.
The Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble will
present the first live performance of artistic director Orbert
Davis' Emmy-winning score to the WTTW television
documentary. Special events include a shorter
family-friendly matinee, ideal for children aged 7 and up, on Feb.
16 at 2 p.m.
Dress up in your best clothes and have a date night with dinner
and dancing. Each child receives a gift and picture with dad.
Pre-registration is required by Feb. 15.
A-Z Entertainment has a hip hop dancer showing moms and sons the
newest moves and grooves. Have your picture taken and enjoy
dessert. Please wear gym shoes. This is a pre-registered event.
Family drop-in program includes crafts, books and board games,
along with breakfast treats from Blue Max Coffee. Plus, a fun story
time by the fireplace at 10:30.
Come to the library for an afternoon of drawing, reading, and
learning about comics. Create your own comic book character and
learn how to make a comic strip.
Concert features Jodi's Jiggle Jam.
Feature the black bear and its adaptations for survival in the
forest. Crawl into the bear's den, compare your senses to that of
the black bear, feel his fur, come face to face with a black bear
mount and more.
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to
transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where
imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.
The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a
Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the
design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The
bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning
opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional
representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.