It wouldn't be Memorial Day weekend without some big movie openings. We've got tickets to Epic, an animated adventure about a teenager who finds herself transported into a forest - and on a quest to save the world. One reader will win a family five-pack to the Classic Cinemas of their choice.
Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones and Trevor Jackson stopped by Chicago for the local premier of the new Disney Movie, "Let It Shine." ChicagoParent.com's intrepid reporters, Dixon and Delaney, took the opportunity to ask them a few questions that were on their minds... like, Is Coco now a cast member of "So Random"?
Already planning to escape the winter doldrums this
year? We love Lake Geneva in the summer (I grew up on Lake Geneva
summers) but it's a great winter escape, too. This winter, Timber
Ridge Lodge is offering a great family "Splash and Ski"
package: it's a great way to make the best of the winter weather.
Follow up time on the cold slopes with a swim at a warm, moose
themed waterpark. As part of the package, you'll enjoy:
*Four passes to the 50,000 square-foot Moose Mountain Falls
*Four lift tickets for one day of skiing or snowboarding at The
Mountain Top, which offers 18 downhill ski slopes, snowboarding
areas, and 10 kilometers of scenic trails designed for snow shoeing
and cross-country skiing
*50% off ski rentals for children under age 11
*Overnight spacious accommodations in a one-bedroom suite
Valid December 12, 2010 through March 4, 2011, rates start
at $199 per night (exclusive of resort fee and tax - during
the Holiday Ski Period, December 25 through 30, 2010, rates start
at $309 per night).
For reservations, visit http://www.timberridgeresort.com/
or call 866.636.4502.
Also, if you're visiting in December, don't miss the resort's grand
"Christmas in the Country" holiday display, featuring one million
twinkling lights, large-scale snow sculptures, caroling and
Amy Bizzarri is a mom of two living in Logan Square. She also blogs at tiramisumom.com.