2007 December

Chicago Parent magazine

Dec. 27, 2007

Get out and Play. When it comes to figuring out what to do with your family this weekend, pencil in running, jumping and playing at Mayor Daley’s Sports Festival at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago. The fest began as the Holiday Hoops basketball tournament in 2000, but has grown to encompass a plethora of different sports and activities families can participate in for free.  Read...

 

Dec. 20, 2007

Get out and play. A caroling you can go this weekend in Millennium Park. This Friday at 6 p.m. you and your family can sing your hearts out with the Chicago Children’s Choir for an evening of festive music at Cloud Gate (also known as the Bean). To add to the festive atmosphere, there will be candles to hold while you sing along.  Read...

 

Dec. 13, 2007

Get out and play. A trip to the artic tundra—also known as the Northerly Island Visitor Center, 1400 S. Lynn White Drive, Chicago—is a good way to meet strange and wild creatures—also known as Polar Huskies and other live animals at Polar Adventure Days.  Read...

 

Dec. 6, 2007

Get out and play. This weekend is full of bright potential and twinkling possibilities with plenty of light festivals and displays around the Chicagoland area. Don’t forget your hats and gloves since it is guaranteed to be chilly this weekend.  Read...

 

Running wild at Imagination Café

<font size="2">You might not give your kids espresso, but you can let them hang out all night at the Imagination Caf&eacute;. </font> Read...

 

Girls against the world

One night, Sophie and her parents are called to the hospital. A 5-year-old boy named Pablo is the only survivor of a group of seven people who tried to cross the border from Mexico into Arizona. Read...

 

From princesses to pooches

FIREHOUSE DOG. When Rex, a famous Hollywood dog, is rescued by the rebellious son of a fire department captain, he becomes an impressive rescue hero, boosts the morale of the firefighters, helps solve a crime and brings a father and son closer together.  Read...

 

Give the gift of reading

If you are having trouble coming up with a proper gift this holiday season, why not look for a good book? If the gift is for a child, you won&rsquo;t go wrong with any of these. Read...

 

More than just the winter blues?

Lots of people get that &lsquo;blah&rsquo; feeling as cold weather, shorter days and gray skies set in, but you might be surprised that for many, it&rsquo;s more than just the winter blues. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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