May 8, 2008

Get out there and play

 

 

Pack a picnic for your family and head over to the Cultural Center of Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt Ave., Chicago, for Sunday in the Park with Civic at 3 p.m. The interactive percussion concert will be performed by the Civic Orchestra Chamber Youth Ensemble. During the concert, families are encouraged to dance and sway with the music. The concert will give families the opportunity to listen to and learn about classical music.

 

The concert is free and recommended for kids in grades 4-8. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended. This concert is a part of the Chicago Park District’s Concerts in the Park series. For more information, call (773) 764-0338 or visit the Web site, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Get your tickets here

 

During the month of May, five Chicago Parent readers will have win a family pack each week to visit the“Glass Experience” exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, as well as general admission to the museum and an MSI hat. For more information on the“Glass Experience,” visit www.msichicago.org. Each week, we’ll post a different question to answer every week. For this week’s chance to win, we want to know what summer event your kids are looking forward to when school lets out. Post your answer on our discussion board, then 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.

Piece of the prize

 

This week, four lucky Chicago Parent readers will win the book When Mama Comes Home, which includes the DVD“Hide and Go Seek.” The book is based on the National Geographic Kids series,“Mama Mirabelle’s Home Movies,” airing weekends on PBS KIDS! (check local listings). To win, tell us where your kids would go if they could travel anywhere on Earth with Mama Mirabelle. Post your answer on our discussion board, then 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.

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