Family Nature Days at Welles
Time: Saturday, Novemeber 2, 2019, from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Welles Park (2333 W. Sunnyside Ave., Chicago, IL 60625)
About: Family Nature day is an event for families with children of all ages. The Lincoln Park Zoo and Park District partnered up for this nature-based event which includes family scavenger hunts, bird watching, fort building, and more! In addition, the Lincoln Park Zoo staff will lead a number of educational activities.
Play for All
Time: Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 9:00am-10:00am
Location: Chicago Children’s Museum
Cost: Free to the first 100 visitors to register
About: On the second Saturday of every month, the Chicago Children’s Museum opens one hour early and invites children and families with disabilities to come explore the museum in a quieter, less stimulating environment.
A Christmas Carol: Sensory-Friendly Performance
Time: Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 2:00pm (Doors open at 1:30pm)
Location: Goodman Theatre
Cost: Tickets start at $15
About: The Goodman Theatre is putting on a sensory-friendly performance of A Christmas Carol. The sensory-friendly accommodations include lower sound level, lower lighting level, small crowds, designated quiet areas, and space for movement breaks, among others.
Chicago Thanksgiving Parade
Time: Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 8:00-11:00am
Location: State Street from Congress to Randolph
About: Enjoy Thanksgiving morning with your family by coming out to the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade. The parade will include performances, marching bands, giant inflatable balloons, and much more!
Claire Hacker MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
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