Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 835 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
Here is a doll-loving little girl's dream come true. Local little girls love American Girl Place, as do the visiting girls who flock here on week-ends. And why not? This unique store is filled ...
Location: 2200 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago, IL
Established in 1868, Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the oldest zoological parks in the country, but it is a leader in terms of wildlife conservation, community education, and recreation.
Location: Briar Street Theater, 3133 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL
Blue Man Group incorporates almost everything you've tried to convince your children not to do - spitting food and paint, unspooling miles of toilet paper, climbing over furniture, throwing pai...
Location: 6912 N. Glenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL
Lifeline Theatre is an ensemble of artists-writers, directors, actors, and designers dedicated to using theater to educate, entertain, and empower the community.
Its KidSeries p...
Location: 2540 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL
Location: DePaul's Historic Merle Reskin Theatre, 60 E. Balbo Drive, Chicago, IL
DePaul University's Merle Reskin Theatre has been a significant presence in the downtown theatre district since it was built as the Blackstone Theatre in 1910.
Chicago Playworks for Fa...
Location: 929 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL
The theatre houses the long-running ComedySportz show, a fully improvised, upbeat, interactive comedy show, in which two teams of improvisers perform a series of comedy sketches based on audien...
Location: 1012 N. Noble Street, Vittum Theatre, Chicago, IL
Formerly known as Vittum Theater, Adventure Stage Chicago is owned and operated by the Northwestern University Settlement House and is committed to offering Chicago-area families an affo...
Location: 7558 S. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL
Recognized as one of Chicago's leading African American cultural performing arts institutions, eta has garnered a national and international reputation for the quality of its artistic product, ...
Location: 465 N. McClurg Court, Chicago, IL
Take advantage of Chicago's singular, um, flatness, and take the kids on a biking tour. Bobby's Bike Hike provides upright single-speed beach cruisers, along with a professional guide w...
Location: 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL
North America's oldest music festival (circa 1904), the world-renowned Ravinia, sprawls across 36 acres of beautiful, green lawns, restaurants, and three stages. Martin Theatre and Bennett Gord...
Location: Kinzie and Wells, Chicago, IL
The Merchandise Mart is the world's largest commercial building, largest wholesale design center and one of Chicago's premier international business locations. Encompassing 4.2 million square f...
Location: 5153 N. Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL
The Neo-Futurist Theater touts its performances as a "fusion of sport, poetry, and living-newspaper." Running since 1988, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind is the longest running sh...
Location: 1640 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL