Category: Chicago Happenings

Wake Up and Boogie Down with NPN!

Shake off your winter blues and warm up those dancing shoes! The best family-friendly party in town is just two weeks away!

Join us for the 6th Annual Wake Up and Boogie Down Family Festival at the Cubby Bear on March 1st. 

We'll have live musical performances from Bubbles Academy, School of Rock and Bollywood Groove. Tons of activities including rockin' makeovers, crafts, games, snacks and more!

And don't forget to stop by the interactive photo booth to capture the fun! 

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Posted on February 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM by Christa Reed

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grow-Up City Fun (Feb 17 - 23)

Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/o your kids? Our NPN Calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for families, grown-ups, shoppers, business owners, and parents needing a mental break.  See you around the city!!




FREE & Open to the Public:

- Tues., Feb. 18,  Developmental Differences Parent Support Group @ Belly Bum Boutique

- Tues., Feb. 18, Moms Over 35 Book Club @ Member's Home

- Thurs., Feb. 20, Moms in Business: Brunch ...

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 7:24 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grow-Up City Fun (Feb 10 - 16)

Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/o your kids? Our NPN Calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for families, grown-ups, shoppers, business owners, and parents needing a mental break.  See you around the city!!




FREE & Open to the Public:

- Tues., Feb 11, Solving Infant Sleep @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (only 6 spots left!)

- Tues., Feb 11, Play Date @ The Land of Nod

- Tues, Feb 11, Roscoe Village Mom's Night Out! @ Fras...

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 12:45 PM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grow-Up City Fun (Feb 3 - 9)

Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/o your kids? Our NPN Calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for families, grown-ups, shoppers, business owners, and parents needing a mental break.  See you around the city!!




FREE & Open to the Public:

- Tues., Feb 4, Storytime & Kids Show @ Austin/Irving Library

- Tues., Feb 4, Moms In Business - Babies & Business @ Purple Monkey Playroom

- Sat., Feb 8, Dramatic Adventures: An I...

Posted on February 03, 2014 at 6:00 AM by Amy Johnson

Polar Vortex got ya down?

CPS is Closed on Tuesday, January 28th due to cold (along with a ton of other things). If you're desperate to get out of the house, we've got some solutions for you!

Things that are open:

Little Beans Cafe 9am-6pm (Storytime at 10:30am)

Heritage Littles Kids Movie Marathon on the Big Screen 11am-5pm

Purple Monkey Playroom 9:30am-5:30pm

Kid's Island 9am-6pm

Pump it Up 9am-5pm (Toddler Pop In Play at 9am)

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 9am-5pm

Chicago's Childre...

Posted on January 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM by Christa Reed

What to do this week in Chicago - Family & Grown-Up City Fun (Jan 27 - Feb 2)


Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/o your kids? Our NPN Calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for families, grown-ups, shoppers, business owners, and parents needing a mental break.  See you around the city!!




FREE & Open to the Public:

- Mon., Jan 27, Working Moms Group Casual Lunch at Catch & Carry @ Catch 35

DISCOUNTED ACCESS:

- Fri., Jan 31, Kids Movie Club Night Drop Off  (NPN Members only) @ Linco...

Posted on January 27, 2014 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grow-Up City Fun (Jan 20 - Jan 26)


Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/o your kids? Our NPN Calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for families, grown-ups, shoppers, business owners, and parents needing a mental break.  See you around the city!!




FREE & Open to the Public:

- Mon., Jan 20, Speech & Language Milestone Workshop @ Wonderland Activities Center

- Tues., Jan 21,  Moms Over 35 Book Club @ Member's Home

- Tues., Jan 21, Development...

Posted on January 20, 2014 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grow-Up City Fun (Jan 13 - Jan 19)

 


Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/o your kids? Our NPN Calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for families, grown-ups, shoppers, business owners, and parents needing a mental break.  See you around the city!!




FREE & Open to the Public:

- Tues., Jan 14, Free French Playdate @ Language Stars

- Tues., Jan 14,  Fit 4 Mom Fusion Class @ Windy City Fieldhouse

- Wed., Jan 15, Kindermusik Cuddle & Bounce...

Posted on January 13, 2014 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

New Friends in the New Year! Come Play with NPN!

Ok, the weather is just plain terrible. We've all got cabin fever. Don't let it slow you down. NPN has an AMAZING month of playdates planned to get you and the kiddos out of the house. The NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break and an escape from the television!

New Friends! Free and Discounted Playdates

Jan 7, FREE Playdate @ Goldfish Swim School

Jan 7, FREE Playdate @ Land of Nod

Jan 10, FREE Playdate @ Kidvill...

Posted on January 05, 2014 at 8:17 AM by Christa Reed

Culture in Chicago: Sweden

Cultural Care Au Pair is back to talk about ways to treat your family to a cultural experience without leaving the city!  This month we take you on a journey to Sweden.  There are so many fun ways to enjoy the Swedish culture right here in Chicago. 

Sweden really knows how to make the darkest day of the year full of light!  Each year on December 13th, the people of Sweden celebrate the feast of St. Lucia.  St. Lucia was a young Christian martyr who secretly brought food to the persecut...

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 9:00 AM by Marcie Wolbeck