Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Wednesday Weekend Windup

Finally, we have plenty of snow to play in! Of course, I doubt it will last the weekend. But, my daughter has been having fun building a snow fort.  Also, my Australian Shepherd has been having fun hopping around in it--it is actually pretty funny to see!

Looking at the calendar, I cannot believe that it is March! I guess that they snow makes it feel like it should be January or February. We found a lot of fun stuff to do this weekend including some maple fests.

Saturday, March 9

The Chicagoland Kids' Expo will be held at the Renaissance Center in Schaumburg Saturday and Sunday. The Expo will run from 9AM-6PM Sat. and 10AM-5PM Sun. There will be kid-friendly entertainment, face painting, inflatables, exhibits and more fun. The Expo costs $10 for adults, $5 for kids 3-12. Those under 3 are free. There is a coupon on the website.

Chicago Fun Family Palooza will be held this weekend at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles. The fun will include carnival games, a petting zoo, inflatables, balloon artists, character appearances and more. The event runs from 10AM-4PM both Saturday and Sunday. Admission costs $8 per person and activity wristbands cost $15 (price includes admission). Kids under 3 are free.

Naper Settlement in Naperville will be holding Maple Sugaring Days for 10AM-4PM on Saturday and 1:00PM-4:00PM on Sunday. During your visit, you will see how pioneers tapped maple trees and made maple syrup. You can also tour historic buildings in the settlement. The event costs $12/adult, $10/senior (62+), and $8/child (4-12).

The Roz Puppets Variety Show will be entertaining kids at the Mt. Prospect Public Library from 11:00AM-11:45AM. The fun event is free, but you must register .

The Heller Nature Center in Highland Park will be having a Maple Syrup Harvest from 11AM-12PM. Learn about tree tapping and making maple syrup. The event costs $6 per person. You will need to register.  

 Sunday, March 10

The Chicagoland Children's Expo, Chicago Fun Family Palooza, and Maple Sugaring Days will all still be in swing.

The Tully Academy Irish Dancers will be getting everyone ready for St. Patrick's Day at The Book Market at Glen Town Center in Glenview from 2:00PM-2:45PM. Be sure to register. The event is free!

Sunday is Pet Night with the Easter Bunny at Yorktown Mall in Lombard from 6:30PM-8:30PM. Pictures are at normal photo package pricing. Check website for rules.

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