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Friday, May 27, 2011

Memorial Day Parades

Recognize and honor those who have served in the military by attending a Memorial Day Parade! I have tried to include as many as I could find, but if you know of another please comment.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Railroad Daze

Want to check out attractions including a walk-on train display, a wide variety of food vendors, a brand new carnival, mini-train rides, a model train display (Saturday, weather permitting) and live music?

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

New AZoosment Pass Winners

There are two new winners for the Santa's Village AZoosment Park Passes!

Katy said...
I'm looking forward to riding the Ferris Wheel with my oldest...she's 3 1/2 and never been on one and just think she would love it!!

Samantha said...
I know I went, but can't remember much! Hoping to make new memories with my kiddos!

Congratulations! Please email me your name and address so I can send the passes.

Related Posts: Giveaway: Santa’s Village AZoosment Park Grand Opening

Monday, May 23, 2011

And the winner is...

Post #6:
MNMSpecial said...
I like you on facebook as Megan H mnmspecial(at)


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Santa's Village Passes

I still haven't heard from Katie Mc and angelikapaparika from the AZoosment Park Pass giveaway, so if they don't come forward before tomorrow night I will pick two new winners!

Related Posts: AZoosment Park Family Pass Winners!, Giveaway: Santa’s Village AZoosment Park Grand Opening

Saturday, May 21, 2011

For Moms: Wine Tasting

Pamper yourself with some wonderful wine at Hillgrove Wine Cellars! They offer free wine tasting during the Western Springs French Market every Thursday from 2-7:30pm.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

TulipMania! Free Tulip Bulbs

Want some tulip bulbs to plant in your garden for next year? Planting bulbs is a great activity to do with your kids!

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Added to the Calendar

There are a lot of events coming up around the neighborhood... here's a list of what I've added. Check out the calendar for tons more to do!

Saturday, May 14, 2011

The Morton Arboretum

It's starting to be Morton Arboretum weather! If you haven't been there yet, it's a beautiful place to let your kids run around or take your infant for a stroller walk through the gardens and paths. You can pack a picnic or buy food and eat at the Ginkgo Restaurant and Cafe.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Splash Into Fashion

I just got word that a new splash pad is in the works for Burr Ridge! I was so excited that I called the Burr Ridge Park District to get the scoop.

Monday, May 9, 2011

AZoosment Park Family Pass Winners!

Katie Mc said...

I love your posts and I am so exited about Santa's Village. Thanks for this good news! Kids will be glad to see some of the old kiddieland rides, too.
May 3, 2011 5:37 PM

Niamh said...

You could also write a blog post about taking young kids to Six Flags. We went last Summer 3 times with my 3 year old. He loved it & is asking to go again now that the weather is better,
May 4, 2011 11:01 AM

angelikapaparika said...

my favorite memories of santas villafe are getting sno-cones and riding the dragon coater and the firetruck where you put out that little fire!
May 4, 2011 7:10 PM

Congratulations Katie Mc, Niamh and angelikapaparika!! Please send your name and address to so I can mail your family pass. Enjoy!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

$1 Kids Movies at the Tivoli

This summer the Tivoli in Downers Grove is offering 9 movies for kids with $1 admission. Doors open at 9am and the shows start at 10. There is entertainment before each show! Here are the dates and they are also on the calendar.