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Chicago Parent kicks off summer Twitter Week

Chicago Parent is summer fun central this summer. We're kicking off the fun with a Twitter Week Party. Read...

 

Tree House Tales at Morton Arboretum

The new Tree House Tales at Morton Arborteum lets kids' imaginations run wild. And that's a good thing.  Read...

 

New babies at Lincoln Park Zoo

A litter of pink and brown piglets at Lincoln Park Zoo are sure to make your children squeal. Read...

 

We have a San Antonio winner!

Almost 900 people entered our San Antonio giveaway and we are happy to announce our winner: Deanna Amann, a special education teacher at Kendell Elementary School in Naperville! Read...

 

Chicago Public Library teams with Dyson to get kids to learn how to make mistakes

The Dyson Foundation and the Chicago Public Library system is teaming up to teach kids how to turn frustration with everyday problems into opportunities for changing things with their 90-minute “Design, Build, Test” workshops. Read...

 

Dralion juggler talks about growing up in the circus

We sat down for a short video interview with Dralion juggler Vladik Miagkostupov, who grew up with circus performer parents and now has a child himself. Read...

 

Alan Alda on science

A few months go, actor (and frustrated scientist) Alan Alda sent out a challenge to scientists from all over the world to answer the question, "What is a flame?" in video form. More than 800 videos were submitted. Here's an interview with Alda and the winning scientist. Read...

 

Two canoeing events on Father's Day weekend

The Heller Nature Center and the Chicago Botanic Gardens are each holding canoeing events this Father's Day weekend. It's a perfect opportunity to introduce your family to the fun of canoeing. Read...

 

It's a baby boy for Shedd

New dolphin calf is one of only three males in North American aquarium and zoos, making his birth particularly exciting for Shedd. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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