Memorial Day weekend is definitely the kick-off to summer in Chicago. We get an extra day off to spend with the family and enjoy the warm weather. Check out these ideas to make it a fun weekend.You might also like:
We've put together a full day itenerary to help you family celebrate Memorial Day. From parades to patriotic desserts, we've got you covered.
Enjoy kite flying, toddler hay mazes, obstacle courses,
hayrides through the fields and a ladybug release (2 p.m. Saturday
and Sunday). Plus, check out the two bull calves, baby goats, lambs
and pigs and mid-size and full sized chickens.
The wreath laying ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Eternal Flame on Daley Plaza. The parade kicks off at noon and proceeds south on State Street from Wacker Street to Van Buren Street. Participants include many area high schools' Drum and Bugle Corps as well as many veterans groups.
Perfect for a July 4th party or a care package for our troops abroad, this tissue-paper craft has plenty of fanfare.
It's a fact: Right before they whooped up on the British, the Minuteman chowed down on these tasty suckers, which feature a simple recipe with plenty of room for improvisation.Get cooking!
This chicken is a Sunday staple at writer Karyn Bowman's house, where cooking together is half the fun. To read more about Sunday family dinners, click here.Get cooking!
Nothing says summer quite like a hot grill, good meat, and Dad in an apron.Get cooking!