Katie Johns

4 ways to celebrate National Grandparents Day

Connecting generation to generation.

Nickelodeon encourages kids to get up, get out and play

Ban TV time for a few hours and find ways to get active!

New bee exhibit has Chicago kids buzzing about Notebaert Nature Museum

Have a honey of a good time learning all the ways bees interact with our society.

Kick off football season with the Bears Meijer Family Fest

Time to wake from hibernation, Bears fans. If you have a family full of football fanatics, this fest's for you.

Teen takes an unusual swim in Lake Michigan

Relay swim from Chicago to New Buffalo, Mich., begins Friday.

View infinity and beyond with Adler Planetarium’s ‘Scopes in the City

Adler will be hosting 10 more sky observation events in 2015. Don’t miss out!

How to keep your kids safe this summer and beyond

The Illinois Tollway and Illinois State Police have teamed up again to offer ID cards and safety seat checks to make sure Illinois' kids are safe.

5 fun ideas for the kids during Shark Week

Get ready for some shark fun when Shark Week starts Sunday.

Travel through China’s history with the Field Museum’s newest exhibition

Field Museum opens a new permanent exhibit Wednesday that explores ancient China.

“Piece by Piece” dance show combines 12-year-old’s favorite things

The event benefits children with autism spectrum disorder and will feature performances by the Joffrey Ballet Youth Company and AER Dance Theater, among others.
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