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Barrington Art Festival

The 11th annual Barrington Art Festival returns this Memorial Day weekend and will take place along Cook and Station Streets in charming downtown Barrington. The community continues to flock to this festival to see the original work of more than 130 juried artists from around the country in a variety of mediums including ceramics, fiber, glass, painting, jewelry, photography, sculpture,…


Rock Painting Night

You never know what a kind word can do! Join Tinley Park Rocks Kindness and decorate rocks with kind words and beautiful artwork. When paint is dry the rocks are sealed with acrylic. Tinley Park Rocks Kindness members drop/hide them for someone who may need a kind word or something to make them smile. That person can replace the rock…


#CreateBecauseWeCare Art Contest 2020

KIDS! Submit, color, draw, & write messages of thanks and support to health and essential workers to be shown on a billboard in the heart of NYC! Each day during this pandemic, many of us across New York City and the world unite at 7PM to #ClapForOurCarers and #ClapBecauseWeCare to show support for our incredible health care and essential workers….


Virtual Activities with SMILE Mass

Join SMILE Mass for a variety of activities to keep your little one(s) busy! We have Big Joe the Storyteller, Music with Mister Vic, Fun with Miss Jackie, Art with Miss Jen, dance parties and MORE (check back often for NEW activities)!!! Sign-up happens each week (weekly schedules are updated on Sundays) and covers each Monday – Friday period. One…


Young Artist Night at the Pet Rescue & Resource Center

Calling all young artists: Young Artist Night at the PRRC sponsored by the Hinsdale Humane Society’s Junior Board is a night to celebrate young artists and the animals they love. Come see their creations and support their hard work – appropriately themed “We Love Animals.” Attendees will vote on their favorite pieces and prizes will be awarded that night. Tickets…


Parent’s Night Out

Enjoy a night out on us and let the kids play and create! This camp empowers children to be themselves. We’ll move through yoga poses, learn mindful breathing techniques, enjoy music, games, and complete Kindness Rocks for a fun-filled time. Sign up early – space is limited! *Snacks will be provided. Please dress kids in comfortable clothing and bring a…


Theater Performance: “Brooklyn Bridge”

Follow Sasha as she ventures outside the boundaries her immigrant mother has set for her and into the maze of her Brooklyn apartment building. Sasha meets her mysterious neighbors, and she’s convinced there are giants living upstairs! Sasha discovers the power of community as she races to complete her report on the Brooklyn Bridge.


Onceuponascrapers: Architecture for All Ages

Onceuponascrapers: Architecture for All Ages is an afternoon of family storytime and hands-on architectural activities. SOILED Magazine presents authors who will read aloud newly-commissioned illustrated children’s stories. The authors will also facilitate a series of drop-in activity stations where you can make your own pop-up illustrations, dioramas, and architectural models, among other craft activities. Take home a copy of a…


Art Fair 2019

Marwen announces Art Fair 2019, its 13th Annual exhibition and art auction. The event will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019, from 7-10 pm at Marwen, 833 N. Orleans Street in Chicago. Individual tickets to Art Fair are $40 in advance ($50 at the door) and include an open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are on sale now…


North Shore Affordable Art Sale

The Northshore Affordable Art Sale, hosted by the Skokie Chamber of Commerce,  is the show where you can find steals and deals! Free and open to the public, the Northshore Affordable Art Sale will showcase the work of up to 100 juried artists from around the world in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, painting, sculpture and more. In addition to…


Arboretum of South Barrington Art Festival

Arboretum Art Festival is set in Chicago’s wealthy suburb of South Barrington for September 21st and 22nd. The upscale Arboretum of South Barrington Plays host to the fest with its mix of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Live music and great food add to the experience of this outdoor festival. Fun art activities for kids make Arboretum Art Festival a destination…


Neighborhood Storytime

In this Storytime, we will watch one classic Mr. Rogers episode, and then have a mini discussion about the topics raised in the episode while completing a simple craft or art project. Aimed at families with children ages 6 and under. Older siblings welcome.