Discover This Sunflower Maze In Hebron - Chicago Parent
Note: This writer's experience is from July 2019.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Von Bergen's has issued new safety guidelines.In 2020, there will be three mazes available. Each maze will last about 2 weeks. The first one is closed. The second maze will be available in August and the third one in the fall.
Actived: Wednesday Jul 29, 2020
Run Your Sox Off - Chicago Parent
Put your socks and sneakers to the test with an at-home 5K, 10K, or 1-mile walk during race days for swag from the Chicago White Sox. Runners will complete their race of choice on their home field route. After turning in a time, runners will earn a White Sox Home Run Chain Finisher's Medal, White
See SUE in the 'Flesh' at The Field Museum - Chicago Parent
SUE, the largest complete T. rex skeleton found, has made The Field Museum a destination spot since the dinosaur called Chicago home in 2000. The fossil bones were recently moved from Stanley Field Hall to a new home in Griffin Halls of Evolving Planet in the museum as scientists learn more
Apple Pie Off - Chicago Parent
The Apple Pie Off is a baking contest open to bakers of all ages and skill levels. Judges will rate each pie on taste, appearance, and creativity. Prizes will be awarded for best taste, best appearance and best overall. Event Cost: Free, preregistration required. Event Times: 1 p.m. arrival, 1:45 p.m. open to the public.
Lombard mom shows you how to be a coupon - Chicago Parent
But trying to do that ourselves can be frustrating-where do you get the best coupons, how do you match them up with the best sales, does this require full-time job status to pull off successfully? Rachel Singer Gordon of Lombard is one of those coupon queens, but she wants to make it possible for all the rest of us to do what she does.
Whoa Zone waterfront playground opens for summer - Chicago
The Whoa Zone will operate 10 a.m.-6 p.m. seven days a week just off Whihala Beach, 1561 Park Road, in the northwest corner of Indiana. Kayaks, boats and paddle board rentals are also available. Tickets are $20 for a 60-minute session, $30 for a double session, and are available at WhoaZoneWhihala.com.
Best places to cool off - Chicago Parent
The Children’s Growing Garden allows kids to get their hands dirty while planting in the soil. At the shaded Butterflies& Blooms exhibit, you walk through the enclosed habitat filled with hundreds of live butterflies from all around the world. Then cool off at the Garden View Cafe with an iced coffee (or Dove bar for the kiddos).
Best Berry Picking Farms Near Chicago - Chicago Parent
Living up to the motto, “Quality Produce, Quality Service Since 1940,” Johnson’s Farm Produce has been serving the northwest Indiana region with care and quality. The season kicks off June 13 for picking in the fields. Patrons are encouraged to wear masks and remain socially distant in areas where there are other customers.
Mother's Day - OFF - Chicago Parent
My Irish mother, who would still make hot breakfast for my 50-year-old brothers if she were alive, professionally trained me. I was trained to take the broken piece of pie, to pick up dirty laundry off the floor and complain about it while I'm doing it. Trained to cry instead of yell. Guilt is a jackhammer. Yet I was also trained to take the blame.
Mom sees something bigger as son goes camping for the
Sean, my 14-year-old autistic son, is off to camp for the first time without my husband or me. And how does that make me feel?? It stinks. Internally I'm a wreck. Wondering. Worrying. A million what-ifs running through my head… When I packed his rain gear earlier I looked at the blue poncho and then the yellow one.