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Chicago Children’s Choir Black History Month Concerts

Chicago Children’s Choir | Chicago, Ill.


Features singers from nearly 80 Chicago schools. The annual concert series is designed to provide students with an in-depth educational experience as well as a special public performance opportunity. Black History Month 2016 is themed “Hallowed Grounds,” prompting a reflection on the spaces that have played a part in the history of African Americans.

When: 11 a.m.
Cost: Free

Family Event: Chinese New Year

Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, Ill.


Come celebrate the year of the Monkey with a special art activity.

When: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: Free

Free Kids February

Museum of Science and Industry | Chicago, Ill.


Feb. 1-29, the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago will offer free museum entry to kids 3-11. This offer is good for child Museum Entry tickets only. Up to two free child tickets allowed per purchase of one full paying adult. Additional experiences, including the WOW! Tour, Omnimax films, U-505 Submarine on-board tour, Future Energy Chicago, Coal Mine and special tours are not included in Museum Entry.

Cost: Free


Wicker Park | Chicago, Ill.


The only community-funded and maintained ice rink in the city. The non-refrigerated rink will open only when the ice freezes naturally. A schedule of specific times for free skate and for hockey will be set and posted at The Chicago Park District's field house will also be open during the hours of operation as a warming space and for restrooms.

When: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily
Cost: Free; skate rentals TBD

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