February 2011

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More shots recommended in latest vaccine guidelines from nation's top docs

The American Academy of Pediatrics released its 2011 vaccination schedule Tuesday and while the changes aren't sweeping, for most kids, they'll mean a few more shots.  Read...

 

Chicago teachers ready for World Math Day, Pi Day

A pair of nutty number holidays this month will try to make math fun for Chicagoland students, though state testing may dampen the fun.  Read...

 

Baby sloth born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago

The Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed a baby sloth on Feb. 15, the latest in a string of new arrivals at Chicago's two zoos. Read...

 

In its second year, South Side Irish Family Fest embraces its less raucous roots

Last year, the legendary—and raucous—South Side parade was replaced with a two-day fest, letting the over-21 crowd have their fun on Friday and Saturday nights and reserving daytime Saturday for families. Read...

 

Evanston high-schooler makes choreography debut at art-inspired dance show

Anyone who's seen Edgar Degas' statues of ballerinas knows that dance can inspire art. But Evanston Dance Ensemble's new show says the reverse is also true.  Read...

 

Tips for ISAT testing success

It’s ISAT time, so sharpen the No. 2 pencils and give these tips for test success a read.  Read...

 
 

Bullying expert to host two free forums for Chicago area parents

On Feb. 22, the Deerfield Parents Network will host best-selling author Barbara Coloroso for two sessions on bullying and parenting issues, both free and open to the public.  Read...

 

8-foot-tall LEGO Buzz Lightyear goes up at Northbrook Court store

Contribute your brick to a monster-sized Buzz Lightyear that's being built at the LEGO store at Northbrook Court this weekend. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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