Wednesday, July 21, 2010

There are PLENTY of Children's Activities at the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival This Weekend!

Don't miss this fun three-day event for the entire family....


A Community Mural: Limit

Saturday & Sunday from noon to 5 PM

Join in the communal experience of painting a mural and beautifying the Logan Square neighborhood. Volunteer artists will guide people of all ages and all skill levels. Face-painting will be offered and sidewalk chalk will be available to make masterpieces on the asphalt.
Location: Medill and Milwaukee

Lead Artists: Iris Iris Pasic and Mendy Newman



MAAF Gardening & Urban Agriculture Fair:
Grow It, Eat It, Compost It

Saturday & Sunday from noon to 5 PM


Observe demonstrations, participate in hands-on activities and learn about gardening and urban agriculture from community practitioners. Whether you are alr
eady growing your own food in the city, or looking for inspiration, check out growing and composting models for the urban environment.

Location: Medill and Milwaukee



Voice of the City presents Paseo Prairie Garden Stage

Saturday & Sunday from 1 to 5 PM

ART Teen Performance/Kids Arts Activities
See original theater pieces created by Chicago youth and get your hands dirty with art-making.

Spanish classes, games & crafts (Sat & Sun, 1-4 PM)

Presented by Multilingual Chicago for kids, ages 1 to 8


Location: Kedzie & Milwaukee


Create Sand Art and other Art
Friday, Saturday & Sunday during Festival Hours

One of our Festival Vendors will have a booth specifically for children to create sand art in a various glass jars and bottles with 10 different colors of sand to choose from.


Location: Festival Center around the monument at the intersection of Kedzie, Milwaukee and Logan Blvd.


Ronald McDonald Meet and Greet
Saturday afternoon


Ronald McDonald will meet and greet children around the McDonald's location on N. Milwaukee. He will answer questions and pose for photos with all the children!

Location: 2707 N. Milwaukee Avenue, in McDonald's Parking Lot

2 comments:

  1. Yes, all of these events are free - besides the Sand Art, I believe he is charging a small fee for that activity. Hope to see you there!

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