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February 2020

Fiddleheads

February 16, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
Free

Join us each weekend for activities and projects that get kids and families wondering about the plants and the natural world. Come visit on Saturday or Sunday in the colder months to get a dose of the tropics and keep your kids connected to nature throughout winter. And in the summer, join us to explore the beautiful outdoors in our nature play space, Play & Grow. Each week we provide a different science-based activity, like tinkering with plants and blocks,…

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Concerts for Kids at Beat Kitchen

February 16, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 24, 2020

Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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$7

The Beat Kitchen presents Concerts for Kids, a seasonal series of day-time concerts geared for ages 0-12 in Chicago's beautiful Roscoe Village. Every Sunday at noon from September thru May families can enjoy live music without a babysitter! Featuring a full bar and brunch menu with many kid favorites (try the Tater Tots!), Beat Kitchen is the spot to be on a cold Chicago Sunday afternoon! During our annual boredom-busting Winterfest event every January, Concerts for Kids features multiple bands…

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Valentine’s Day Concert

February 16, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Riverside Park Mall, 7501 W Cermak Rd
North Riverside, 60546 United States
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Free

Join us for Live Music, Balloon Artist and more! Special character appearances by Mickey and Minnie Mouse. All activities will take place in center court. Sponsored by Digital Hot Shots Photo Studio.

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Make a Charm Bracelet

February 16, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Learning Express Toys (Glen Ellyn), 900 Roosevelt Rd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

Free event. Reservations required. Ages 7+. Call today to reserve your spot.

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Mosaic Heart Craft

February 16, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learning Express Toys (Countryside), 18 Countryside Plaza
Countryside, IL 60525 United States
Free

Come and make a cool paper heart mosiac. Ages 2+

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Mom and Son Bowling Event

February 16, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IL United States
$20

Tired of the same old routine? Looking for a fun adventure just for mothers and sons? Come join us for a night out with bowling and pizza on the menu. Meet us at Fox Bowl in Wheaton. Come see who can have the most gutter balls, strikes, and even a “Turkey” or two. *Fee includes two games, shoe rental, pizza and drink. *Pre-registration is required.

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Sensory Friendly Times at Enchanted Railroad

February 16, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Tuesday, repeating until February 18, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Every Tuesday and Sunday from January 21 - February 18, 2020* 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Sycamore Room *There is no Sensory Friendly Time on Sunday, February 2, 2020 The Morton Arboretum is hosting Enchanted Railroad Sensory Friendly Times, a sensory-friendly hour to experience the annual model railroad display every Tuesday and Sunday evening during the Enchanted Railroad Exhibit. Since some children may be overstimulated by the sights and sounds of the Enchanted Railroad, special times have been created to…

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Just Dad n’ Me Dance

February 16, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Geneva High School Gymnasium, 416 McKinley Avenue
Geveva, IL 60134 United States
$10 – $15

Enjoy an evening of dancing, entertainment, and delicious refreshments just for dad & his little gal! Doors open at 5:00 pm for check-in and pictures. If a father cannot attend, a grandfather, uncle, big brother, etc. is welcome. Dads with more than one daughter are welcome to bring them all. Fathers and daughters must register separately. Online registration is available.  

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