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.
Your adventure-loving munchkins always make references to magic backpacks and sneaky foxes and they’re beginning to pick up a little Spanish. Dora is visiting the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago, with her latest show, “Dora the Explorer, Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys” and Chicago Parent has tickets. We’re giving away four family four-packs to see Dora and her pals on March 26 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit thechicagotheatre.com. To win, visit our discussion board.
Your family is always on the move. Learn the importance of movement in the arts this Saturday from 10-11 a.m. at the Family Dance Workshop hosted by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.
This week, five lucky Chicago Parent readers will win a family five-pack to ReptileFest April 4-5 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Each family pack includes tickets for two adults and three children. ReptileFest is held at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 901 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago. For more information, visit reptilefest.com. To win, visit our discussion board.
Celebrate fuzzy, scaly and whiskered pets this weekend at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo. The expo hosts more than 300 exhibit booths with plenty of pet products and services. But this expo isn’t just a bunch of booths; your family can get up close and personal with hundreds of pets. Keep the kids entertained with bird, dog and cat shows, performance teams, Dancing with Dogs competition and Dog Art Challenge for Charity.
One lucky Chicago Parent reader will win a Disney Princess Cinderella doll from the Disney Store. The Cinderella doll comes with mouse friends Gus, Jaq and Suzy and retails for $16.50. For more information, visit disneyshopping.go.com. To win, visit our discussion board.