2008 June

Chicago Parent

June 26, 2008

Get out there and play. When it comes to food, Chicago has always had plenty to offer. From Chicago-style pizza and hot dogs to ethnic fare and, of course, cheesecake, the Taste of Chicago brings more than 200 venues with plenty of variety to the palette. Your kids won’t be able to use the excuse, “There’s nothing good to eat here.” This Friday kicks off the Taste of Chicago in Grant Park, which runs through July 7. Read...

 

June 19, 2008

It’s a berry good time of year for picking strawberries, which is why the people of Long Grove are having their yearly Long Grove Strawberry Festival this weekend. The festival, held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday at the Long Grove Historic Village, at Old McHenry and Robert Park Coffin roads in Long Grove, is the town’s 26th year of celebrating the big red berries. Besides having plenty of strawberry-related things to eat, see and do, the festival is free, including parking. Read...

 

June 12, 2008

Get out there and play. Dads are very special people, which is why they have their very own day. If you’re still looking for fun ways to treat Dad this Sunday, we’ve got a few ideas. From brunch with the Bears to cars and tractors, you’ll be sure to make his day special. Read...

 

June 5, 2008

Get out there and play. Break out your individually wrapped wet wipes and arrive with an empty stomach for a sauce-covered-face adventure at Rib Fest this weekend. With about 65,000 pounds of ribs available, your family will most certainly not leave hungry.  Read...

 

Fill summer with good books

Have you ever visited The Field Museum and thought about what would happen if all the creatures Read...

 

Music every parent and child will love

I&rsquo;M GROWING by Gunnar Madsen, Gee, Spot! Records, $15, <font face="CharterItcT" size="2">www.gunnarmadsen.com</font><font size="2">; ages 3-8.</font> Read...

 

Learning after the school bell rings

W<font face="CharterItcT" size="2">ith sch</font><font size="2">ool out for the summer, you might want a few activities to keep your little ones learning</font> Read...

 

Taking on nature-deficit disorder

<font size="2">With warm weather finally here, it&rsquo;s time to experience the great outdoors</font> Read...

 

Start a summer reading group

J<font face="CharterItcT" size="2">us</font><font size="2">t when your child develops a strong grasp on reading at grade level along comes summer,</font> Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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