This Week’s Chicago Family Event Picks You Should Check Out

| February 29, 2012

Chicago History Museum
601 N. Clark Street
March 4, 2012
Free general admission all day for Illinois residents.

Head to The Chicago History Museum to celebrate the city’s 175th birthday. Chicago’s official birthday party marks the day that the city was incorporated — March 4, 1837. To honor the City of Big Shoulders, our day of activities includes a performance by the Chicago Children’s Choir, readings from children participating in the Friends of DuSable essay contest, and the American Indian Center’s happy birthday drum song. Bleeding Heart Bakery owners Vinnie and Michelle Garcia, have also designed a special commemorative cake highlighting all that is special about Chicago.

 

Pinkalicious and PeterPinkalicious: The Musical
Broadway Playhouse
175 E. Chestnut St. at Water Tower Place

Join Emerald City at Broadway in Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse on Michigan Avenue for the full Emerald City experience—preshow activity, an outstanding performance, and a chance to meet the characters after the show! Pinkalicious: The Musical is best suited for cupcake lovers ages 3 and up, and is located just steps from American Girl Place—all dolls are welcome to attend!

Pinkalicious:The Musical is directed and choreographed by Ernie Nolan, with a book by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann and music and lyrics by John Gregor.


ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY
Apollo Theatre
2540 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL  60614

Some days are just epically horrid. Alexander is having that day–no dessert at lunch, kissing on tv, railroad pajamas and no one EVEN CARES! In this larger-than-life musical written by the classic picture book’s author even the inanimate objects come alive to conspire against Alexander. And how do you deal with all this frustration? It’s time to pack for Australia.

Category: Featured, See & Plays, This Week's Picks

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Head Chicagonista, Co-host of the Chicagonista LIVE! show, Lead blogger for TheChicagoMoms.com, and Co-Founder of Women Driving Excellence. MJ is also the annual host of SocialRevUp - Brands & Bloggers Summit (#bbsummit) attended by about 200 professional high-profile bloggers nationwide. Follow MJ on Twitter: @mjtam

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  4. Erik says:

    Lots of great things going on – awesome list!

  5. Check it out: http://t.co/7PbLCmtT! @WaterTowerPlace is included in @Chicagonista’s Family Event Picks for this week. = )

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