The Cat in the Hat is the perfect friend for a boring rainy
afternoon. From games and mischief to Thing One and Thing Two, The
Cat brings all sorts of trouble to this gray day--but will Sally
and her brother be able to explain the mess to Mother? Performances
run Jan. 26-June 9, 2013.
When happily ever after isn't what he expected, the Frog Prince
heads out for a new adventure. While searching for his true
amphibian self, he meets witches from Snow White, Sleeping Beauty,
Hansel and Gretel, and Cinderella's Fairy Godmother. Performances
run Jan. 26-June 9, 2013.
This third installment continues the marriage of classic
literature to music. Students will be introduced to Blues concepts
along with other contemporary music. Playwright J. e Franklin
reconstructs timeless fables about morals and values that stimulate
critical thinking in a setting filled with music, fun, and
laughter. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and noon Monday-Friday from Oct.
29-June 14. Summer performances are June 24-Aug. 2.
Teenage DeShawn goes from making exceptional to poor grades in a
matter of months due to the violent death of his best friend and
the break-up of his family. Presented in collaboration with the
University of Chicago Urban Health Initiative, this performance
examines the need to recognize signs of depression in youth due to
family disintegration and violence. Performances run Oct. 29-June
Learn more about the nonprofit organization's vast array of
services and take a guided tour of Anixter Center to see the many
programs and services. Guests have an opportunity to meet and greet
with Anixter Center clients, volunteers and staff and hear their
inspiring stories. Refreshments will be served. To RSVP, to arrange
for accommodations or to learn more about the Open House, please
contact Anand Varghese at (773) 973-7900 ext. 249 or via email at
After school programming for kids with special needs that
includes a healthy snack, arts and crafts, physical activity, and
Programming promotes appropriate behavior and interaction for
tweens and teens with special need, utilizing the 5-point scale,
social stories and other visual aides to increase socialization.
Ideal for individuals with autism.
Classes are designed to generate interest in science in children
with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) or Apsergers' and
encourage them to develop questions about our natural world. They
have opportunities to question and problem solve alongside their
peers in a supportive environment. In class we will explore things
like: what is a scientist?; movement and motion of objects; the
growth and development of living things; social interactions and
group behavio; relationships in ecosystems; adaptation; weather and
climate; the roles of water on earth; earth materials; space