Like the tulips along Michigan Avenue or the cherry blossoms at Morton Arboretum, our calendar exploded with color this month. Here are our not-to-miss events, from a family kite festival to a whirlwind tour through Memorial Day celebrations.
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Like the tulips along Michigan Avenue or the cherry blossoms at Morton Arboretum, our calendar exploded with color this month. Here are our 10 not-to-miss events.
There’s something about these breezy spring days that just begs for a kite. Fortunately, this month is packed with kite-flying events across the Chicagoland region. Here are a few to check out.
Cantigny’s resident horticulturists, Bob Carr and Chris Roberts,will lead a leisurely bike ride through the sprawling gardens,stopping to see all the telltale signs of spring. Trust us, it willbe a bloomin’ good time. Register in advance atCantigny.org
or (630) 260-8162.For families with kids 8 and up. Free with
$5 parking fee.
Cantigny’s resident horticulturists, Bob Carr and Chris Roberts, will lead a leisurely bike ride, with stops at different areas of the gardens. Register in advance at Cantigny.org or (630) 260-8162. July 9, Aug. 13.
Community celebration in the Little Village neighborhoodfeatures food, live music, arts & crafts and activities forkids and families.
Kids are invited to explore more than 30 full-sized vehicles such as fire engines, dump trucks, semis and tractors. The festivities will also include food, sweet treats, music, face painting and rides on a child-sized train with all proceeds benefiting Kohl Childrens Museum.
Experience historic downtown Long Grove and delight in a weekend of irrestistable chocolate treats. Sample food and dance to music.
Brenda Huang and her students discuss and play examples ofanimals in piano music. Includes performance and discussion aboutdifferent topics related to the piano and piano performance.Followed by a milk-and-cookies reception.
Learn about the Queen bee and all of her daughters, then dress in a bee suit to get a safe, up-close look inside the hives. Everyone will get a Heller Honey stick to enjoy. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. All participants must wear closed shoes and tall socks to visit the hives. Register online.