2008 May

Chicago Parent magazine

May 29, 2008

Get out there and play. Set your eyes on the skies this weekend when you head out to the Army Wings & Wheels Air Show at the Poplar Grove Airport, 11619 Route 76, Poplar Grove. During the two-day air-show-meets-road-rally event, your family can watch vintage World War II aircraft and military vehicles during demonstrations, take-off and landing competitions, displays and talks with former military pilots, including a Tuskegee airman. Plenty of World War II re-enactors will also be on hand. Read...

 

May 22, 2008

Get out there and play. This weekend, take time to celebrate our country&rsquo;s service men and women and the freedom they fight for. The Memorial Day holiday, originally known as Decoration Day, was started to recognize Union soldiers who perished during the Civil War. According to <a href="http://www.Wikipedia.org" title="Wikipedia.org">Wikipedia.org</a>, the holiday was altered after World War I to include service men and women who died during any war or military action. Celebrate our fallen soldiers by going to a parade to salute our troops or attend an event that will give your family insight into the holiday. Read...

 

May 15, 2008

Get out there and play. This weekend get to know your city and unveil its secrets during Great Chicago Places and Spaces. The annual event offers more than 200 free tours. From movable bridges and movie landmarks to chocolates and LEGOs, the tours will fill your family with plenty of history and in many cases, lots of exercise. Read...

 

May 8, 2008

Get out there and play. Pack a picnic for your family and head over to the Cultural Center of Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt Ave., Chicago, for Sunday in the Park with Civic at 3 p.m. The interactive percussion concert will be performed by the Civic Orchestra Chamber Youth Ensemble. During the concert, families are encouraged to dance and sway with the music. The concert will give families the opportunity to listen to and learn about classical music.  Read...

 

May 1, 2008

Get out there and play. If your little ones love monkeying around the house pretending they&rsquo;re circus performers give them a little inspiration at CircEsteem and the Chicago Youth Circus&rsquo; 7th Annual Spring Circus. The circus, at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, is performed by a troupe of kids 8-18 who will showcase their talents at Alternatives, 4730 Sheridan Road, Chicago. Read...

 

Travel from the early 20th century to present day

Violet&rsquo;s big sister Chloe is gone and their parents refuse to even speak her name. Read...

 

An unexpected treat

It was about 6:20 in the evening when I sat down to read the daily newspaper after a long, exhausting day of meetings Read...

 

Celebrate mom’s special day

The six poems talk to us about events in the life of a growing-up baby. It begins with &quot;Baby Face.&quot; Read...

 

Reebok pays $1 million civil penalty

Reebok has agreed to pay a record $1 million fine for violating the Federal Hazardous Substances Act, Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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