Our Top Picks for July 29 – August 4

Try out a new story time. Or take your family to experience the magic of a puppet show or Shakespeare in the Parks. Or take a break from the heat with a free craft time at the Red Balloon. There is fun to be had every day this week, so don’t miss out! Happy August!

Storytime at Play, Lincoln Park

Weekly on Mondays at 10:30am
Free story time!

Wonder Wagon

Tilton Park, Tuesday, July 30, 1:00 – 2:30pm

Commercial Park, Friday, August 2, 2:00 – 3:30pm
Free all-ages puppet show.

Shakespeare in the Parks

August 1, 3 & 4, Various locations
Free for all Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour.

Crafternoon at the Red Balloon

Wednesday, July 31, 2:30 – 4:00pm
Join WE EVENTS at Red Balloon for FREE kids crafts!

Sing Along with Mr. Singer at the Lincoln Park Zoo

Weekly on Fridays & Wednesdays, 9:15 – 10:00am
Free sing along for kids 6 and under.

Chicago Children’s Museum Play Late Thursdays

Weekly on Thursdays, 4:00 – 8:00pm
Groups of up to 4 people can access all CCM has to offer for $14.95.

85th Birthday Parties at the Parks at Harrison Park

Thursday, August 1, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Free celebration. DJ music, games, activities, food and outdoor movie!

Jeff Fest at Jefferson Park

Friday – Sunday, August 2 – 4
Food, music, kids’ activities, artisans, local performers and acts. $5 Admission for Adults.

Storytime in the Park at Sulzer Regional Library

Saturday, August 3, 10:00am – 11:00am
Free, stories, songs and rhymes.

Mercadito on Woodard Plaza

Sunday, August 4, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Local handmade crafts.

Musical Sunday Funday at Cat & Mouse Games

Sunday, August 4, 11:45am – 12:45pm
Free music time.

Don’t forget to take a look at our calendar for the full list of events going on this week!