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  1. Cocktails for avoiding Thanksgiving conversation, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Chicago Parent

    This week's blog post is by The Paternity Test co-host Matt Boresi, who lives in the Edgewater Glen neighborhood of Chicago with his wife and their 6-year old daughter, Viva, who will dive headfirst into a Shirley Temple to avoid thinking about Roy Moore. Friends, friends, it's my favorite post of the year! Each year for the past three years I've given you real, seasonal -- and hopefully delicious -- cocktail recipes to help you take the edge off of the political conversations that sometimes crop up around Thanksgiving.

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  2. Get free tickets to Chicago museums on Museum Day LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    This weekend will be perfect to walk among the trees at the Morton Arboretum, learn about Mars and the stars at the Adler Planetarium or pay a visit to the more than 40 species of exotic high-flying butterflies in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Thanks to Museum Day Live!, you and a guest can visit each of those places and many more cultural institutions for free on Saturday, Sept.

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  3. Sun 23Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Complete with carnival rides, funnel cakes, live music and tons of food from local vendors. Plus, the North Shore Taco Fest brings together the region's best taco-centric restaurants, caterers and food trucks to offer a wide range of mouth-watering taco creations.

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  4. Sun 9Read the original story

    Jul 4, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    The three day festival, formerly known as the New East Side Art Festival, is a top-ranked art and design show and showcases the talents of more than 110 juried artists. When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 Cost: Free When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 9, 2017 Cost: $10, $5 kids 4-17.

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  5. Sat 8Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    The three day festival, formerly known as the New East Side Art Festival, is a top-ranked art and design show and showcases the talents of more than 110 juried artists. When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 Cost: Free When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 9, 2017 Cost: $10, $5 kids 4-17.

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  6. 5 ways to fight summer brain drainRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    School's out for the summer, and we're all fighting a battle against that slow loss of knowledge that infects our kids once the thermostat reaches 80 degrees. Strike a winning blow against summer brain drain courtesy of one of these far-from-the-classroom exhibits.

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  7. 5 ways to make the most of Lake MichiganRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Lake Michigan, the world's sixth largest freshwater lake, puts the "great" in Great Lakes. It's salt-free and shark-free and enjoyment of it can also be, well, free.

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  8. 'Ferris Bueller' with kidsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Growing up, I longed to be Ferris Bueller. Why? I wanted to emulate his carefree nature and how he fully experienced all that Chicago has to offer.

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  9. Super Chicago dadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Blue Man Gareth Hinsley, a Chicago dad of two , has been entertaining Chicago audiences at Briar Street Theatre for 10 years. Nothing felt like it changed, obviously everything did.

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  10. Summer fun good for the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Mark your calendars now because the annual Taste of Chicago gets a new family-friendly culinary experience that will have kids eager to learn in the kitchen this summer. Chicago Parent is hosting July 8-9, a two-day event in Grant Park filled with kids' entertainment, chef demos and lots of activities that will have kids moving and putting on their thinking caps.

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  11. Sun 11Read the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Festival features food, entertainment on five stages and family activities including face painting, games and a pet parade. The Swedish American Museum sponsors Swedish entertainment, music and dancing around the Midsommar Maypole.

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  12. Sat 10Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Festival features food, entertainment on five stages and family activities including face painting, games and a pet parade. The Swedish American Museum sponsors Swedish entertainment, music and dancing around the Midsommar Maypole.

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  13. 3 awesome family events in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    We're always up for a party! That's why we're donning our goofy paper hats and heading to DuPage Children's Museum for its , a celebration of three decades of fun and learning in Chicago's western suburbs. Enjoy a messy sensory room, ice chalk, bubble painting, rubber ducky excavation and more.

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  14. 4 spots for two-wheeled funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Despite our notoriously fickle climate , Chicago has become a bicycling destination. In fact, it was ranked as the number one bike-friendly city in America by Bicycling magazine in 2016.

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  15. It's a really great time to be a Chicago kidRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    This is the year for dino lovers, with Brookfield Zoo and Field Museum both offering up-close experiences with the gentle-and not-so-gentle-giants. Field Museum, of course, has always been the best place in the world to see real dinosaur fossils , but this month, it ups its dino game.

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  16. Truth, justice and one - super' celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    You don't have to be faster than a speeding bullet or more powerful than a locomotive, and you certainly don't have to leap tall buildings in a single bound. At Metropolis' Superman Celebration, everyone is welcome-even if you don't have a single superpower.

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  17. Kids Eat Chicago is a sweet treatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    You can keep your Eli's Cheesecake and your drippy ice cream cones. Chicago's iconic foodie fest just got a little sweeter, thanks to Kids Eat Chicago, Chicago Parent's interactive experience just for families.

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  18. Sat 27Read the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    The wreath laying ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Eternal Flame on Daley Plaza. The parade kicks off at noon and proceeds south on State Street from Lake Street to Van Buren Street.

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  19. Which summer fest is best?Read the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Summer is synonymous with festival season in Chicago. Here are some great fests in both the city and the suburbs.

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  20. Summer movie guide 2017Read the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Summer brings all kinds of fun, including blockbuster movies. There's something really delightful about taking your littles to a cool, dark theater on a hot, lazy day and sharing some popcorn while watching an exciting adventure or a silly comedy.

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