2008 February

Chicago Parent

Feb. 28, 2008

Get out and play. As days go, this Friday is special since it only comes around every four years. Celebrate Leap Day with your family by making a visit to the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. The best part, admission into the museum is free. The U-505 boat on-board tour and 3-D theater shows will require an additional ticket, however. The museum hours are 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Read...

 

Feb. 21, 2008

Get out and play. Your family might just award you a blue ribbon when you take them to the International Kennel Club Dog Show at McCormick Place West, 2301 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago, this weekend. A few of your favorite breeds—more than 150 in total—will be in attendance as they vie for the ultimate title of “Best in Show.” Dogs are first judged against other dogs of the same breed and the winners go on to compete in their group—Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding. The winners from each group compete in the “Best in Show,” demonstrating the breeds’ best qualities, which include physical structure, condition, coat, gait and temperament.  Read...

 

Feb. 14, 2008

Get out and play. Monday is Presidents Day, which means your little ones will probably have some time on their hands. We’ve got you covered with a few events going on this Monday around the Chicago area. If you want more events, visit our Calendar. Read...

 

Feb. 7, 2008

Get out and play. This Sunday, broaden your musical horizons at 3 p.m. at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance at Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph Drive, with “Passport to World Music.” Fulcrum Point New Music Project and the Silk Road Theatre Project actors will use storytelling and multimedia to explore music and culture.  Read...

 

A perfect time for a blanket and a good book

When Henry’s parents are kidnapped, the 12-year-old must leave his life in Boston to live with his aunt and uncle Read...

 

America’s story through song

It was a warm summer day last July when I first heard about a project called Song of America. Read...

 

Warm up inside with these activity books

These winter months give us plenty of opportunities to try out some ideas for indoor fun. Read...

 

After the concussion

After a blow to the head, everyone wants to know when an athlete can play again.  Read...

 

Is it plagiocephaly?

Newborns’ soft skulls can be misshapen in childbirth, which usually resolves on its own within the first month or so. Read...

 
 



 
 
 
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