Coming off a long holiday weekend is no easy task, but at least the week was short and it’s already time for some weekend fun! My crew is headed out of town for our annual lake trip, but I wouldn’t leave you hanging. Here’s a slew of fun things to do in the Chi this weekend!
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Origami Open House at the Garfield Park Conservatory: This Saturday from 1 to 4pm, the Garfield Park Conservatory is hosting their monthly origami event. Kids can join in on the fun too, but need an adult to stay with them during the workshop. Whether it’s your first time attempting to fold or not, this is a fun, free way to learn about the art.
Roscoe Village Burger Fest: If your crew loves street fests and burgers, they’re going to love this! At Belmont and Damen in Roscoe Village, this festival goes on both Saturday and Sunday. There is a $10 donation for entry, which gets you access to some great vendors and a kids area filled with tons of activities the babes will love!
Sparkling Arts Piano Summer Concert: Lincoln Park Zoo has a series of concerts at 11am during the summer on Sundays, which are free! This Sunday’s is by Sparkling Arts Piano and will take place on the South Lawn at 11am. Afterwards you can say hello to all your little’s favorite animal friends!
Sunday Science: Also happening on Sunday is Lurie Garden’s Sunday Science event featuring insects. Littles will learn all about why we need them! They’ll get started at 2pm, and you can get full details here.
Mother Goose’s Garden: Emerald City Theater in Lakeview has a great show for babe’s who love their nursery rhymes. Mother Goose’s Garden is geared toward kids ages 5 and under. Tickets are $8 for littles under a year and $16 for those over one year. You can check out showtimes and get tickets here.
Crafty Sunday: Each Sunday, Cat & Mouse in the West Loop hosts a craft session for babes and their grown-ups, kicking off at 10am. Best for littles between the ages of 4 and 8, it’s a great way for them to flex their creative muscles. Take a look at their full calendar here.