Free Kid’s Activities at National Train Day in Chicago – May 12, 2012

Amtrak is calling all kids, young and old, to join in the festivities on May 12, 2012 at Chicago Union Station (click link below for more information). From 11:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m., train lovers will enjoy free live entertainment, interactive and educational exhibits, kids’ activities and elaborate model train displays, plus tours of Amtrak equipment, freight and commuter trains, and notable private railroad cars.


Radio Disney AM 1300, part of the #1 radio network for kids, tweens and families, will be on-site at National Train Day in Chicago from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The Radio Disney AM 1300 Road Crew will host interactive free train day in chicagoentertainment including train themed activities and trivia, dancing and prizes.


Miss Lori instantly became a national treasure in 2006 the first time she said hello to Hooper as the first ever live host on the PBS Kids Preschool Block. Children and parents alike trust her input and value her contributions on television, through Social Media, and of course in person with her award winning music. Miss Lori’s infectious performances are like brownies with wheat germ; education and inspiration wrapped up in delicious entertainment. Powered by her boundless energy and her trademark smile Miss Lori entices us to phyicalize our imaginations no matter our age, bringing families closer together in health and happiness. And who couldn’t use a little more of that?


Million Dollar Quartet, the Tony-nominated musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together legendary rock ‘n’ roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, celebrates its long run in Chicago, a multiple Tony-nominated New York run, a long-running London production and a national tour that kicked-off in October 2011.


Actor Hill Harper, star of CSI: NY will share his personal Amtrak travel experience during the 5th Annual National Train Day Celebration at Chicago Union Station.  Harper, also a noted author, wrote sections of his latest book The Wealth Cure: Putting Money In Its Place while traveling aboard the Amtrak Southwest Chief from Los Angeles to Chicago in 2010.


Union Station
210 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60606
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
FREE Fun For All!


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