Got Kids? Chicago Park District’s Got Saturday Events

July 23, 2010

You might not live in the house of your dreams, but you can build one out of sand during Sandtastic at the 63rd Street Beach on Saturday.

Sandtastic is a free outing hosted by the Chicago Park District that invites families to come build sand sculptures together.

There will be sand-sculpting tools already there, so just bring your imagination and dig!

The Geographic Society of Chicago and its earth balloon will be there too. You’ll be able to walk inside it and learn about the world.

What: Sandtastic

When: Saturday, July 24; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 63rd Street Beach, 6300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

Cost: Free

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Also on Saturday, the Chicago Park District is hosting Garden Buddies at Kilbourn Park & Organic Greenhouse.

The day is geered for children ages 2-8 and will entail exploring a garden, making an art project, doing yoga and much more.

What: Garden Buddies

When: Saturday, July 24; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Kilbourn Park & Organic Greenhouse, 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave., Chicago

Cost: $5; for kids ages 2 to 8

The Chicago Park District offers events all throughout the summer, and many of them are free. Check out the schedule here.

Have a great weekend!

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