2008 July

Chicago Parent magazine

July 31, 2008

Get out there and play. Clowns have one goal: to bring joy into the lives of others through their performances. To celebrate the art of clowning, International Clown Week, Aug. 1-7, was created. In honor of clown week, head over to Woodlawn Cemetery, 7600 W. Cermak Road, Forest Park, on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. to celebrate and remember those performers who dedicated their lives to love, laughter and having an all-around good time.<br />  Read...

 

July 24, 2008

Get out there and play. Take your kids&rsquo; love of boats and let it grow this Saturday at the 51st Annual Venetian Night. Pack a picnic and curl up next to the beach as your family watches a boat parade and fireworks.  Read...

 

Mayor's Office of Special Events

Celebrate with the whole city!&nbsp; There are many events during the month of October.&nbsp; Join Chicago Parent Read...

 

July 17, 2008

Get out there and play. Celebrate the great state of Illinois through performances and activities this weekend at the Great Performers of Illinois Festival in Millennium Park. The festival hosts famous Illinoisans who range from Abe Lincoln to Buddy Guy. There is also a corn maze to celebrate one of our state&rsquo;s most productive crops. Read...

 

July 10, 2008

Get out there and play. You won&rsquo;t have to kiss the Blarney stone to celebrate the luck of the Irish this weekend at the Irish American Heritage Festival in Chicago. The festival will host plenty of Irish music, dancing, activities and food that will keep your Erin Go Bragh-loving family dancing their own jig. Read...

 

July 3, 2008

Get out there and play. Under the yellow and blue of the Big Top, &ldquo;Kooza,&rdquo; from Cirque du Soleil, will transport you to a world filled with all of the makings of a circus without the animals. &ldquo;Kooza&rdquo; is a show filled with highwire acts, a wheel of death, dual unicycle riders and a juggler, just to name a few. But what makes this show magical are the characters who are more than willing to delight the crowd with their nearly silent comedy. Read...

 

Books not to be missed

Piper can fly. The problem is small towns don&rsquo;t like strange things like a girl who can fly.  Read...

 

‘Snacktime’ is so satisfying

A<font face="CharterItcT" size="2">s a music</font><font size="2"> teacher working in an elementary school I always wondered what it would be like&mdash;and how</font> Read...

 

Celebration of America

Grab a pencil and paper, number your pages and take the family on an adventure with Tommy Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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