Is it me or is Valentine's Day less about romance and more about
cutting red hearts out of construction paper with safety scissors
once you have children?
If you're looking for a family-friendly way to celebrate
the holiday that's fun for everyone, here are some
Deck the kids out in Valentine's Day finery and head to
the nature museum's first annual Family Valentine's Day Dance.
Experience exclusive after-hours access to the museum, enjoy dinner
and mocktails by Berghoff Catering and hit the dance floor with
children in tow. When not shaking their booties, children can
create Valentine's Day cards, decorate cookies, win prizes and walk
away with a cool swag bag.
Chicago's "pop-sweetheart for kids," Laura Doherty brings
her folksy tunes like "Swingin' Valentine" and "Vegetable Party" to
Schubas for a special Valentine's show for the whole family. Other
songs include hits from the award-winning CD, "Kids in the City,"
which pays homage to our kinda town...Chicago!
Pizza, jumping, prizes and sugar-what's not to like?
Bounce around for hours with the offspring or-if you're set on a
dinner a' deux, drop off kiddos 5-13 to steal some alone
Linda made it a goal to try out every kid-friendly venue in Chicago, which she chronicles in her Chicago Parent Good-to-Go column.
See more of Linda's stories here.
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