Feb. 7, 2008

Get out and play


This Sunday, broaden your musical horizons at 3 p.m. at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance at Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph Drive, with“Passport to World Music.” Fulcrum Point New Music Project and the Silk Road Theatre Project actors will use storytelling and multimedia to explore music and culture.

Through the telling of the children’s stories Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac by Ed Young and Frida by Jonah Winter and Ana Juan, your family will hear music from Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

This event is recommended for ages 6 and up. Tickets are and are available on the Web site. For more information, call (312) 334-7777 or visit harristheaterchicago.org.

Piece of the prize


This week, five lucky Chicago Parent readers will win two Clifford The Big Red Dog DVDs,"Playtime with Clifford” and"Be My Big Red Valentine.” To win, tell us what your lucky charm is and why on our discussion board. Once you have posted, e-mail your answer, name and your Chicago Parent ID to e-dition@chicagoparent.com. You must post and e-mail us for your answer to be counted. We will not release your information-it is purely for contact purposes. Some answers may appear in Chicago Parent magazine. Winners will be chosen at random and may have no affiliation with Wednesday Journal Inc. or its employees.

Fitness for kids


Do you know a child who could use a little more fitness? Win a Fitness Camp Session valued at ,900. Chicago Parent, Michigan Apple Committee and Wellspring Camps are offering one winning Chicago area child a free four-week weight loss and fitness camp session (transportation not included). To enter, send us a photo, your contact information and why your child should win to nschankerman@chicagoparent.com by Feb. 22. Children must be between the ages of 5 and 24.

Become an ambassador

We’re looking for loyal readers, like you, to be a Chicago Parent ambassador. Chicago Parent ambassadors have the opportunity to interact with other Chicago Parent readers by working at fun, lively community events sponsored by Chicago Parent throughout the city and suburbs.

A Chicago Parent ambassador must be friendly and customer-oriented. Duties include distributing goody bags, answering questions about Chicago Parent magazine and registering people interested in receiving the Chicago Parent Weekend E-dition.

Base pay is .50 an hour and we reimburse for parking expenses. In some cases, complementary tickets are available for family and friends. There are lots of giveaways from other vendors at most of these events, too.

Please contact Kristin Brcak, kbrcak@chicagoparent.com, for more information.

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