What's Hot - This month's best Chicago family fun events and activities

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Find things to do with kids in Chicago. Following are highlights of activities going on in the coming days and weeks. Visit our Calendar of Events to see full listings of daily events.


Family Day: Marble Bonanza
3/4/2017 to 3/4/2017
Smart Museum of Art

This Saturday, the Smart goes marbles! Carve on a real marble block just like the ancient Romans, draw white “marble” figures on black paper, and even play a game of marbles. Inspired by works on view in the Smart Museum’s special exhibition Classicisms.

First Saturday of the month...



Dive for Gold Swim Party
3/11/2017 to 3/11/2017
North Suburban YMCA

Little leprechauns and their families are invited to get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit at the North Suburban YMCA’s annual “Dive for Gold” pool party on March 11. This popular event welcomes the community to help tint the Y’s spacious indoor pool a festive green, while swimmers collect...



Frindle
3/11/2017 to 3/11/2017
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Nicholas Allen decides to invent a new word: from now on, a pen will be known as a "Frindle"! Before long, to the dismay of his Language Arts teacher Mrs. Granger, Nick's word begins to spread. This quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words is based on the award...



If We Give Your Kid a Brownie...
3/11/2017 to 3/11/2017
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court

Listen to stories about baked goods, including "If You Give A Mouse a Brownie" and then decorate (and eat) a brownie of your own!

We can only bake so many brownies, so registration is required, as space is limited. (Ages 4 - 6.) Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Call...



The Boogers in Concert
3/19/2017 to 3/19/2017
Wonder Works Children's Museum

Come see the Boogers at Wonder Works. The full band will be here, including Crusty, Greenie and Sticky on drums. The Boogers will be performing original and classic children's music in their now famous rock 'n' roll.



Francophonie: Cameroun & Congo
3/24/2017 to 3/24/2017
Alliance Francaise de Chicago

Drums, clave and chekeré from Congo come together with Cameroon voices to bewitch us with spiritual chants and folkloric dances from Africa.With the Cameroonian Choir of Chicago and Beto Nbatu featuring Prince Malonga.



Concerts For Kids: The Dreamtree Shakers
3/26/2017 to 3/26/2017
Beat Kitchen

Join The Dreamtree Shakers for a performance that will delight, engage and inspire not only the children in your audience but the adults in the room as well. Marked by carefully crafted harmonies and diverse instrumentation, the songs you’ll hear tell stories of field, farm and forest, all while...