Second Saturdays for Families, presented by Chicago History Museum
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- Second Saturdays for Families, presented by Chicago History Museum
- August 11, 2012 12:00 pm
- August 11, 2012 2:00 pm
- Free with museum admission
- Every month on the second Saturday until November 10, 2012 (See all)
- Chicago History Museum
1601 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL, 60614, United States
Chicago History Museum tells us…
Second Saturdays of each month – August 11, September 8, October 13, and November 10
Performances begin at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. and are forty minutes in length.
Discover Chicago with the Radio Disney Road Crew on the second Saturday of each month. Explore the Great Chicago Fire, the city’s landmarks, and Blues music through fun, creative activities that engage the whole family. While you’re here, tour the Museum using a special kid’s activity guide, and make-and-take a craft.
Cost: Free with museum admission. Kids 12 and under receive free admission.
Guests can enjoy the following activities that make learning Chicago history fun!
Learn to dance like a real Chicagoan
Dance to “Celebration” with Chicago-style moves such as shooting hoops like Derrick Rose or tossing a pizza.
Learn about the Great Chicago Fire while relay racing
Learn why people fighting the fire had to form a “Bucket Brigade.” Join in a relay race to form your very own brigade and to put out an imaginary fire.
Create a One-of-a-Kind Blues Song
Chicago is home to Blues music. Grown-ups and kids can take part in creating an original song. Participants will debut the song complete with fedoras and sunglasses. The liveliest performance wins a prize!
Chicago Word Scramble
Test your spelling skills! Each participant will receive a letter and they’ll work with their team to unscramble their letters to form a word famously associated with Chicago.
Guess the Landmark
Discover Chicago’s greatest landmarks! Photos of famous attractions will be distributed to the audience. With mom and dad’s help, little ones can raise their photos if it matches the description.
While at the museum, grab one of the kids maps to help guide your historical Second Saturday adventure and enter to win one of these great prizes!
One “magical” trip to Orlando for a family of four in celebration of Magic, the museum’s newest family exhibition
Three Family Prize Packs
- Tickets for a family of four to a sporting or cultural event
- One-year family membership to Chicago History Museum
- One-night hotel accommodation at a Chicago hotel
- Radio Disney Prize Pack
- $100 Visa gift card