It wouldn't be Memorial Day weekend without some big movie openings. We've got tickets to Epic, an animated adventure about a teenager who finds herself transported into a forest - and on a quest to save the world. One reader will win a family five-pack to the Classic Cinemas of their choice.
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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Find some yummy 'summery' treats in Chicago
For a special treat, head to Black Dog Gelato on Damen in
Chicago's Ukranian Village. Your kids will like the basic fruit
flavors, while you get to indulge in the Goat Cheese Cashew
Make homemade pizza and watch a movie.
Take a worldwide trip without leaving Chicago. Visit Chinatown
or Little Italy. Try eating something new.
It's backwards day! Start with dinner and have breakfast at
night. Wear your clothes backwards.
Pick berries and other seasonal fruit. Search ™u-pick∫ on
chicagoparent.com for places to go.
Get an Italian ice at Mario's Italian Lemonade stand in
University Village, 1068 W. Taylor St., Chicago.
Cook dinner together as a family.
Grab some bubble gum and have a bubble blowing contest.