We're giving away nine copies of Rachel Baton Pine's latest CD, "Violin Lullabies". We loved sharing her story and are excited our readers will get to hear her beautiful music. We'll announce our winners on Wednesday, May 22. Good luck!
Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones and Trevor Jackson stopped by Chicago for the local premier of the new Disney Movie, "Let It Shine." ChicagoParent.com's intrepid reporters, Dixon and Delaney, took the opportunity to ask them a few questions that were on their minds... like, Is Coco now a cast member of "So Random"?
Now that the initial excitement of summer is waning, the "I'm
bored" is kicking in. If you've run out of ideas to keep the
whining at bay, we've come up with 101 things to do to fill your
lazy summer days.
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Chicago's hot - find some water to cool off
Head to the beach. Build a sandcastle.
Have a picnic at Fort Sheridan Beach in Highland Park. It's a
non-swimming beach, so it's usually not crowded.
Backyard beach day. Bring out a cooler, beach toys, a plastic
pool and make your own version of Lake Michigan.
Round up a bucket and doggie shampoo and have a doggie wash
Visit the Bean at Millennium Park and splash in Crown
Make a wet and wild obstacle course with sprinklers and a slip
Play liquid limbo! Grab the hose and use the water as a
Learn to swim underwater. See how far you can go.
Inflate your wading pool, fill up some water balloons and throw
a pool party.
Don't have a sprinkler? That's ok! Make your own by cutting
holes into a soda bottle and placing the hose through the top.