While we all adore the Windy City as our "winter wonderland,"
who doesn't eagerly await summertime in Chicago? From the
easy-going, beach-bumming lakefront to the bustling neighborhood
street festivals, sprinkler play and overall cheer, Chicago lights
up, inside and out, all summer long. In June, our city transforms
into an amusement park for adults and kids alike, and we can't get
That's why Families in the Loop's June theme can only be…
Celebrating Chicago! Rain or shine, we're moving, doing, seeing,
playing, and simply soaking up the city's best offerings - from
sunrise to set, seven days a week. FITL's Celebrating Chicago's got
tons of fun, insider scoop and new ideas about everything you need
to make this summer your most fabulous and unforgettable. Check
back frequently to hear from our friends at the Lincoln Park Zoo,
Ravinia, Green City Market, On the Go and so many more Chicago
We hope you feel, taste, and experience Chicago with your kids
in a brand new way. Families in the Loop: your
destination for fun and fresh ideas and insight into the best of
Chicago living - all summer long.
June 8, 2011: An Evening of BEAUTIFYING @ Benefit
It's almost summer - have you got big plans? Before you break
out the bathing suit and ultra-cool shades, get yourself in
swim-and-shore shape at Families in the Loop's "Evening of
BEAUTIFYING" at Benefit Cosmetics! On Wednesday, June 8th from
6 to 8 pm, the FITL ladies are teaming up with the glamazons at
Benefit Boutique on Armitage for a night of summer beauty that will
set your face aglow: brow grooming, eyelash enhancing, makeup
application and skincare 101. This free event promises pure,
sheer fun for all us moms who need a little pampering!
25, 2011: FITL's Dot & Ziggy After-Party @ Victory Gardens
The reviews are in (read Chicago Parent's take!) and everyone
agrees: The Chicago Children's Theatre production of Dot &
Ziggy is a huge hit for the 4 and under crowd! Never one to miss a
party, we're hooking up FITL families with a Dot & Ziggy
shindig to celebrate the show's final weekend. After the noon
performance on June 25th, join us for a private
post-show party that's guaranteed to delight the kids and grownups
Here is what's in store:
A big thanks to our partners!
Wendy Widom is CEO of Familes in the Loop (FITL), Chicago's hippest hub for parents and kids.
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