2009 March

Chicago Parent

March 26, 2009

Get out there and play. Now that Spring is here and the days are slowly finding warmer temperatures, it’s time to celebrate. The weekend, The Notebaert Nature Museum is hosting Spring Into Action Day to help kick off the season with special programs. Activities include bin composting, a green market, nature watching and adopting a butterfly. Read...

 

March 19, 2009

Get out there and play. Although St. Patrick’s Day has come to an end, that doesn’t mean you can’t keep celebrating the Irish. Head across the border to Towle Theater in Hammond, Ind., for String Fever with the Mayer School of Irish Dance this Sunday. Read...

 

March 12, 2009

Get out there and play. Chicago loves St. Patrick’s Day and that means lots of fun for your family this weekend in the city and South Side. Dress your little leprechauns in green and celebrate all things Irish—there will be plenty of food, toe-tapping music, bagpipes and Irish dancing. Read...

 

March 5, 2009

Get out there and play. Calling all sock monkey fans: the Midway Museum’s Sock Monkey Madness Festival Read...

 

March 5, 2009

Get out there and play. Calling all sock monkey fans: the Midway Museum’s Sock Monkey Madness Festival is coming to Rockford—the official “Home of the Sock Monkey”—this weekend. Grab your favorite sock monkeys to join in the monkey business, which includes a sock monkey film festival, sock monkey-making, crafts and the Ms./Mr. Sockford 2009 Sock Monkey Pageant. Have a sick sock monkey? The Sockford General Hospital is open to mend your little friend. This year’s festival also includes a giant 7-foot sock monkey. Read...

 

Feb. 26, 2009

Get out there and play. Learn the lore of the Great Lakes at the Chicago History Museum’s Chicago Maritime Festival Saturday. History and music go hand in hand as a day of exhibits, seminars and workshops are followed by a three-hour, nautical-themed concert in the evening with singers from both sides of the Atlantic. Read...

 

Parents are educators

You don’t have to be a teacher to take advantage of the amazing array of educator resources available online Read...

 

Side effects linked to ADHD medications

Recently, parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder may have been unnerved to hear media reports Read...

 

Researchers seek DNA of families affected by autism

llinois families with one child with autism can now help uncover causes and treatments for autism by donating their DNA. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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