Norwood Park »

Chicago Kite Store Still Flying High After Nearly a Quarter Century

Bob Zavell has owned the kite shop for 22 years, including more than seven in Norwood Park.

Mt. Greenwood »

Marist Brother Richard Grenier Reflects on 45 Years at the High School

Grenier, 70, has been a fixture at the Far Southwest Side Catholic high school since 1969.

Morgan Park »

Kaden's Law Inspired by Morgan Park Infant Who Died of Whooping Cough

A grieving family is behind an effort to better alert the public about outbreaks of contagious diseases.

Pilsen »

Wi-Fi Hot Spots, Laptops to Be Loaned by Libraries Under Pilot Program

The new effort, focusing on areas with low home broadband use, would be one of the first of its kind.

Lincoln Park »

Lincoln Park High School Pep Band Hits High Notes in Peoria

The musical group was one of only 10 to play at the state boys basketball tournament.

South Loop »

CPS Student Is Finalist for Best Teen Urban Debater in Nation

Perspectives Charter School's Anthony Adams will receive the Richard M. Daley Leadership Award.

Lakeview »

CPS Ends Blaine Elementary's Tuition-Based Pre-K Due to Overcrowding

The principal is trying to find alternative space options to keep the program going.

Lakeview »

Red Balloon Kids Store To Open Southport Shop, Fight 'Big Box' Takeover

The children's store opened in Bucktown in 1998 and also has an Andersonville location.

Hyde Park »

CPS Citywide Science Fair Showcases Students' Smarts

Students from around the city competed this weekend at the 64th annual CPS Science Fair in Hyde Park.

Mt. Greenwood »

National Agriculture Day Introduces City Kids To Life on the Farm

The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences hosted third-graders for a lesson on farming.

Near West Side »

Crossfit in Schools: Bulls Prep Students Tackle Tough Workouts

Students at the Near West Side school are taught Crossfit exercises in their physical education classes.

Portage Park »

Portage Park Family Works to Renovate Home for Son with Muscular Dystrophy

Brendan McMahon, 10, is slowly losing the ability to walk because of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Lincoln Park »

Extinction Exhibit at Nature Museum Raises Alarm About Species Loss

The exhibit is part of Project Passenger Pigeon, marking 100 years since the birds became extinct.

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CHI Kids Events

Apr 17
Hyde Park »

Hyde Park Youth Symphony Auditions

5600 S. Woodlawn Ave., from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Apr 18
Canaryville »

Easter Egg Hunt at Taylor-Lauridsen

704 W. 42nd St. , from 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Apr 18
The Loop »

Easter at Skydeck Chicago

233 S. Wacker dr., from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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