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Fall 2012 at Flying High Sports & Rec Center

Flying High has a great variety of fall classes starting August 19!   Twinkling Tots Gymnastics 18-33 months old: Babies and Buddies 27-36 months old: Kids & Company 3 years old: Baby Dippers 4 years old: Little Dippers 5-6 1/2 years old: Big Dippers For First Grade and up they offer Girls Gymnastics, Boys Gymnastics and Tumble Stars.   Galaxy…


Jo’s Footwork Studio Western Springs

I am proud to announce that Jo’s Footwork Studio has joined the group of wonderful Kidlist sponsors!   For over twenty-five years, Jo’s Footwork Studio has been providing dance technique instruction in Ballet, Pointe, Demi-Pointe, Percussive Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Modern, Hip Hop, Actors Dance Class, and PomDance, in addition to offering specialized workout classes with Yoga Booty Ballet, Toning…


Fall 2012 at Expression Dance Studio

Expression Dance Studio has a Registration Day on Saturday, August 11, from noon – 5pm for their fall classes. Online registration will begin at 5pm on August 11. They offer something for everyone… from 12 months old to adults! Their studio is directly across from the Westmont BNSF train stop. Here’s an overview of the types of classes they have…


Olympics Craft for All Ages

The topic of flags came up in our house lately, so I thought in honor of the Summer Olympics starting we would make our own flags. What a fun way to cheer on our country by making a homemade American flag!       All you need is some paper, tape and stick or wood skewer. We used double stick…


McCormick Day at Cantigny Park

Cantigny Park is celebrating “McCormick Day” on July 26. Activities and demonstrations for visitors of all ages are planned throughout the park from 10 am to 3 pm. Parking at Cantigny will be free on McCormick Day. Activities, also complimentary, will include: McCormick Museum open house (10 am to 1 pm) Amy McCormick performance by Ellie Carlson (McCormick Museum Gold…


Brickworld: The Lego-lover’s Dream

Do your kids like Legos?! Brickworld is open to the public this Saturday and Sunday! Experience the “brick” like never before at the 6th Annual Brickworld Chicago expo, the only Chicago-area event dedicated to all things LEGO®. Open to the public June 16 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) and June 17 (10 a.m.- 3 p.m.) at the Westin Chicago North…


Wash Your Car Together

It’s going to be getting hot the next few days and will be a perfect time to wash your car! I set up a little car wash in our driveway the other day and it was so much fun. My son got really into it… so while we were washing I took out the floor mats and he vacuumed the…


Zoo Coloring Pages

I ran across these coloring pages and wanted to pass them along for a rainy day. They are simple, bold drawings of animals… fun to color at any age! Cosley Zoo Coloring Pages


Purple Octopus Party

My daughter recently turned two and absolutely loves purple octopuses! I’m honestly not sure where that all started… my sister made her an octopus card for valentine’s day that said “I’m stuck on you” and she carried it around for days! (I think that was actually after she started liking octopuses but I’m not sure). Anyway, I was sure that…