Bring your game face this weekend to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair. Play with the latest, greatest toys and games from designers from around the globe and your own backyard. Meet characters from the 501st Star Wars Legion and the Brookfield Zoo and hang out with the Radio Disney AM 1300 Party Patrol. Learn about the educational benefits and the importance of games at inventor and educator forums.
Each week for the next two weeks, we will award two Chicago Parent readers a family five pack of tickets to the Adler Planetarium. The tickets include general admission and the sky show, “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure.” The sky show, based on “Sesame Street,” joins Big Bird, Elmo and their Chinese friend, Hu Hu Zhu, on a journey to discover the North Star, the Big Dipper, the sun and the moon. To read Chicago Parent’s coverage of “One World, One Sky,” visit ChicagoParent.com. For more information, visit adlerplanetarium.org. To win, visit our discussion board.
Get your Christmas list ready for a little catch up time with the jolly big guy when you win tickets to Pictures with Santa at The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn, 9600 E. Shore Drive, Oak Lawn. Three lucky Chicago Parent readers will win family five packs to the Dec. 6 event and receive a special surprise. Although the event runs from 9-11:30 a.m., the winning tickets will be good for the 9-10 a.m. time slot. This event is sponsored by Chicago Parent. For more information, call (708) 423-6700. To win, visit the discussion board.
Bundle up and head to Michigan Avenue for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. Festivities run throughout the day including free concerts with Jason Mraz, the Cheetah Girls, Justin Roberts and the Not Ready For Naptime Players as well as the Radio Disney AM 1300 Party Patrol.
This week, six lucky Chicago Parent readers will win the “Guinness World Records: The Videogame” for either the Nintendo DS or the Nintendo Wii. We have three copies for each game system. For more information, visit guinnessworldrecordsgame.com. To win, visit our discussion board.