On the Go Chicago's Kid-Sized Happenings for Jun 30 & Jul 1

Written by: Cindy McCarthy

We have on the go Chicago’s top picks for this weekend - June 30th and July 1st - events that are just perfect for your family's city adventures!

From dancing the night away with the cast of Grease at Chase Park to singing with Disney's Bell at Navy Pier, kid-sized fun abounds througout Chicago this weekend!

#1. Movies In the Park: Grease (PG)

  • Chase Park
  • June 30th, 6:30pm
  • FREE
  • School Age

Summer lovin' will fill the air at Chase Park this Saturday.  Grab your blanket and a picnic, and enjoy a FREE showing of Grease.

#2. Holstein Centennial Celebration

  • Holstein Park
  • June 30th, 11am-7pm 
  • $5
  • All ages

Celebrate Holstein Park's 100th birthday, with a day long party filled with fun for the entire family.


#3. Gold Coast Art Fair

  • Grant Park
  • June 30th & July 1st
  • FREE
  • All ages

View works of art by more than 350 juried artist from around the world.  Plus, the kids will have fun on the art scavenger hunt.

#4. Disney's Beauty and the Beast

  • Chicago Shakespear Theatre, Navy Pier
  • June 28th through August 26th
  • $25 adults, $18 children
  • 5+

Bring your whole family to Navy Pier for this 70-minute heartwarming musical adventure based on the Academy Award-winning Disney film.

#5. Planting Party

  • Garfield Park Conservatory
  • July 1st, 11am-4pm
  • FREE
  • All ages

Drop in any time during the Conservatories planting party hours, and grow your family’s green thumb. No registration is required.

Want to find more kid-sized fun happening in Chicago? Visit onthegoChicago.com, for a complete guide to the best places to eat, shop, play and learn in Chicago with the wee ones!  PLUS, use your NPN Member's Only Parent Perk to save $10 on an annual membership.

Posted on June 27, 2012 at 9:02 PM