Celebrate Open House Chicago with CAF! Using LEGO bricks and
imagination, kids can build the city of their dreams based on the
historic 1909 Chicago plan by Daniel Burnham. Young architectural
enthusiasts can build model skyscrapers, create new spaces and
design the next greatest city in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio at
Behind-the-scenes access to 150 buildings across Chicago.
Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago's
Work with theater costume designer Anna Glowacki and play with
patterns, fabric and recycled materials to create your own simple
Enjoy an evening hayride through the grounds, followed by a
marshmallow roast and popcorn over an open campfire. Registration
required. Oct. 12, 20 and 26.
Kids of all ages will love the musical retelling of two
fun and beautiful French tales. Toys come to life and a cardboard
solider falls for a doll in "The Toy Box," Claude Debussy's playful
love story. And a classic children's book, The Story of Babar, is
colorfully depicted with Francis Poulenc's interpretation of the
lovable elephant's adventures. Solo piano with English
Wendy & DB celebrate the debut Children's Music CD "Pockets,
Seasons, Rhymes & Reasons" with lots of surprises in the
celebration. Along with Wendy & DB with their guitars, Geoffrey
Lowe will be on Bass, Dennis Calito on Percussion & Dean
Rolando on Piano. A portion of the proceeds will go to VH1 Save The
Music to help fund school music programs.
Terror reigns at the eerie Theater on the Lake as visitors
confront evil clowns, a spinning vortex and creepy mausoleum filled
with deadly ghouls.
Includes fall crafts, games, face painting, treats, a
cookie/candy walk and bobbing for donuts. Costumes are optional
(nothing scary or violent please) or come as you are.
Join Tom, a nerve-wracked schoolteacher nervous about his first
day of teaching. As he tries to relax by watching TV, various
characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the
set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and
music, through such beloved Schoolhouse Rock songs as Just A Bill,
Inter-planet Janet, and Conjunction Junction.
Circus In The Parks, featuring Chicago's Midnight Circus, a
high-flying assortment of acrobats, aerialists, clowns,
contortionists and even a dog tours Chicago parks under a brand new
purple and blue little big top. To purchase tickets visit www.CircusInTheParks.org.