Take a fun roadtrip and stop by Living Sea Aquarium in Park Ridge for the free shark and stingray feedings every Saturday & Sunday at 2:00 p.m. (there are also free stingray feedings every Monday – Friday at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.). Living Sea Aquarium is a local fish store that is more like a mini museum, aquarium and pet store rolled into one. It’s a wonder to walk through and especially fun to watch/help feed the stingrays and sharks.
The free 41st Annual Spring Games takes place May 5 – 8, 2009. Over 2700 athletes will compete in Track and Field events, joined by over 900 Coaches and Chaperones and nearly 500 volunteers each day!
The Fulton Market District, located in Chicago’s West Loop, is having its annual Spring afternoon open house on Saturday, May 9, 2009 from 12 noon to 5 P.M. Chicagoans […]
While Cinco de Mayo does not until Tuesday, get a jump on the celebration of an important Mexican victory over the French on May 5, 1862, with the three-day Cinco de Mayo Festival this weekend in Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento.
The Williams-Sonoma in The Woodlands Mall will be hosting free cooking classes during the month of May. The hour-long culinary arts classes will take place Sunday, May 3rd, 2009; Sunday, May 17th, 2009; and Sunday, May 31st, 2009. Classes will be held from 12p.m. to 1p.m. in the Demonstration Kitchen in the store.
Have you ever thought about donating a car to charity and wondered it it was a hassle-free process? Those folks that have a car, truck, or other vehicle sitting around, are finding out that the process is free and easy — just about all charities include free pickup and disposition and your car donation to a charity is a great way to support a charity without spending a single dime.
PLENTY TO CHEW ON The 16th annual Chef’s Fest will be cooking from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Arlington Park Racecourse, at Euclid and Wilke in Arlington […]
Free happy Hour Cupcakes — Patty Rothman’s carryout-focused “cupcake salon” has an all-star team behind it: Award-winning pastry chef Gale Gale (Tru) created some of the recipes and Henry Adaniya
One of the most popular free things to do in Chicago is to take in an Oprah taping in the West Loop at her Harpo Studios. Audience reservations for The Oprah Winfrey Show are available almost exclusively by phone. As you can imagine, demand for free tickets far exceeds supply, so you may receive a lot of busy signals before getting through to one of the audience department employees.
This April, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs presents three concerts by the Carnatica Brother, Julie Fowlis and Carmen Souza as part of the Chicago Cultural Center Presents series, an ongoing showcase series that highlights critically acclaimed national and international musicians.
If you are a Chicago resident or a visitor to Chicago, there is so much to do in the country’s third largest city. make sure you plan your weekend […]
Green City Market moves outside to Lincoln Park (1750 N. Clark) on Wednesday, May 6, with a rally and 2009 season kick-off on Saturday, May 9. Green City will […]
The Chicago Dancing Festival will expand to four free events this summer, hosting a variety of troupes both indoors and outdoors during its Aug. 18-22 run. The fest, now […]
The Magnificent Mile is not only home to numerous restaurants, shops and hotels but also to thousands of tulips that bloom each spring. Tulips on the Magnificent Mile takes […]