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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Giveaway: Santa’s Village AZoosment Park Grand Opening


Santa's Village is re-opening May 27, 2011! The family owned park has been renovated and now combines an amusement park with a zoo (hence, "azoosment"). They even were able to acquire rides from Kiddleland! So it will definitely create some nostalgia for Chicagoans.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Mother's Day Doll Tea Party


Celebrate part of your Mother's Day weekend at tea with your child! Pottery Barn Kids is hosting a tea party with refreshments, crafting and more. You and your child can dress up and bring their favorite doll or teddy bear to enjoy the celebration. RSVP required, call the store to reserve your spot.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Outdoor Swimming Pools


There are many beautiful and fun pools around here! Most of them require you to be a member or a guest of a member, but there are a few that you can pay as you go. Sometimes there are even membership discounts if you join before a certain date, so check them out early! I have also listed the country clubs if you are interested.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile


The Western Springs Historical Society and The Children's Theatre of Western Spring present Lyle The Crocodile! We love that book at our house... it's very entertaining. They are doing a theatrical performance based on the books Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile and The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber.

National Train Day


National Train Day is May 7 and it's Amtrak's 40th anniversary this year! There are a lot of free events going on at Union Station...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Kohl Children's Museum Family Pass Winner

I used random.org to generate a number... and the winning number is: 2

Congratulations Renee!
Renee Carver said...
Hey! I linked the giveaway on my Chicago Children's Examiner Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chicago-Childrens-Toys-Examiner/105323569531777?ref=sgm

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Lunch N Tumble


You can run errands or schedule a lunch date while your kids are having a blast at Flying High. On Wednesday, April 6 or Thursday, April 7 from 11am-1:30pm children ages 4-6 can enjoy open gym, a 40 minute gymnastics lesson, story time, art project and lunch! Today is the last day to get the registration discount.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Family Expeditions: DuPage Forest Preserve


"You realize the importance of fostering a love of nature in your children, but you're not sure how to start. You want to share fun experiences with your family, but you don't have time to plan. If this sounds familiar, then the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's new "Family Expeditions" program is for you."

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Tates Craft & Scoop

At Tates Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shop you can eat homemade ice cream with your kids and do a craft project together! What a great afternoon activity. Tates makes their own delicious ice cream and has put together a calendar full of dates and times for "Craft & Scoop." I haven't heard of another ice cream shop having events like this, but if you have I would love to hear about it!

Tates Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shop
25 S. Ashland Avenue
LaGrange, Illinois
(708) 354-4848
$5 includes craft and kiddie scoop

Friday, April 1, 2011

Pictures with a Cute White Bunny


Amy Tripple Photography is having a Bunny Day on Thursday, April 14th. You can do a 15 minute photo session with your kids for a really reasonable price! What a great opportunity for your kids to enjoy playing with an adorable bunny (and you get some beautiful photos out of it). Check out her blog and website for details.