Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Winter at Millennium Park is here!

Check out upcoming Free winter events in the Park.

Caroling at Cloud Gate
Fridays at 6pm, thru December 19.
Millennium Park's holiday tradition Caroling At Cloud Gate (pdf) returns featuring Chicago's favorite choral groups:

The Wooten Choral Ensemble
December 5

Chicago Chamber Choir
December 12

Chicago Children's Choir
December 19 Chicagoans and visitors alike are invited to sing-along and enjoy complimentary coffee and hot cider courtesy of Caribou Coffee. Caroling at Cloud Gate is supported by the Comer Foundation.

McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, now in its 8th season and drawing more than 100,000 skaters annually, is free and open to the public. Skate rental is available for $10.
The Ice Rink is located on Michigan Avenue between Washington and Madison Streets in Millennium Park. The season continues thru March 15.

Winter Garden Stroll Through The Lurie
Saturday, December 6, 10am Meet at Cloud Gate.
Take a casual yet informative walk through the Lurie Garden and discover the richness that winter brings. Tours are approximately one hour and are led by Lurie Garden Staff.

Lurie Garden Winter Lecture Series
Tuesday, December 9, 6pm
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.

Join the Lurie Garden staff and Joel Greenberg, author of 'A Natural History of the Chicago Region' and co-author of 'A Birder's Guide to the Chicago Region' for the December winter lecture. Greenburg will read from his newest book, a collection of first-person narratives written between 1721 and 1959. These unique voices from the land present an unexpected and fascinating portrait of Chicago. Books will be available for sale.

Hands-on Family Workshop: Flower Frenzy
Saturday, December 13, 10am - 12pm
Chicago Cultural Center , 78 E. Washington St. Learn the parts of a flower and why each part is important to the plant. Dissect and investigate real flowers, then make some flower-based crafts to take home. Pre-registration required, please call 312.742.5519.

Learn more (pdf) about other upcoming Lurie Garden lectures and family events.


Blogger Ms. Wis./Each Little World said...

I can just picture everyone reflected in the bean and all the voices bouncing off it. What a wonderful event to be able to take part in. But hey, it's Chicago — a pretty great place anytime but esp. these days!

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