2017 Midsommarfest Kids’ Activities

Kids-and-Families

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Kung Fu lessons and Cappoeira lessons and Pet Parades, Oh My!

Saturday June 10, 2017

The Summerdale Stage

11:00 AM-  The pH Comedy Theater

12:00 PM- George’s Ice Cream & Sweets Ice Cream Social- Come witness an amazing juggling act and win gift certificates to George’s Ice Cream during our George’s Ice Cream Social!

Pet Contest

Pet Contest

12:30 PM- Jameson Loves Danger Pet Parade & Costume Contest- Come show off your fancy, furry, and feathered friends! All participants receive a special prize and Grand Prizes to Best in Show, Runner Up & Second Runner Up. Sign up begins at 12:00 PM and show starts at 12:30

2:00 PM- Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop- Dream Big After School students will perform ‘I’ve got a golden ticket’ from Willy Wonka Jr, we’ll have performances from some of the 2016 cast of Seussical Jr and will finish with games and activities for all!

3:00 PM- About Face Theater looking out/looking in

In the Alamo Shoes Family Playlot

12:00 – 12:30 PM EFK Kung Fu Demonstration

2:30 PM Orange Shoe Personal Fitness will be on site with bozo buckets and an agility contest for kids

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM A variety of activities for the whole family will be going on between this time.

  • Pedalheads Bicycle Obstacle Course- Pedalheads is an
    PedalHeads Outdoor Obstacle Course

    PedalHeads Outdoor Obstacle Course

    educational summer bike camp for kids ages 3-10 and we teach children basic fundamental biking skills by learning through play. Come try out an obstacle course, learn bike and helmet safety tips and pick up free t-shirts, bike bells, and stickers. Bikes provided!

  • Facepainting by College Nannies & Tutors
  • Friends of Andersonville Book Lounge & Swap
  • Toys et Cetera‘s Booth o’ Toys

Sunday June 11, 2017

The Summderale Stage

9:00- 10:00 AM Free Community Yoga Class with Yoga Tree Studio-  Vinyasa Flow is a class focusing on connecting breath with movement. The instructor will guide you through poses synchronized to your inhale and exhale. This style of yoga is smooth because of how the poses flow from one to the next. Expect plenty of variety of poses and most likely Sun Salutations. Taught by Lorelei Sturm

11:00 AM- The pH Comedy Theater

12:00 PM Andersonville Suzuki Academy

1:00 PM Human-Tim + Robot-Tim– Human-Tim + Robot-Tim have been making music for kids and families around the Chicago area since 2009. They have released two CDs of original music, “Pop Of The Tots!” in 2009 and “You Are An Astronaut” in 2013. The unique human/robot make-up of the band allows them to create music that is both danceable and thinkable.

Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop

Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop

2:00 PM Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop – Dream Big After School students will perform ‘I’ve got a golden ticket’ from Willy Wonka Jr, we’ll have performances from some of the 2016 cast of Seussical Jr and will finish with games and activities for all!

3:00 PM BoiseNoise

 

 

 

 

In the Alamo Shoes Family Playlot

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Capo 4 Kids Capoeria Workshop-

Capoeria Class

Capoeria Class

During the 2017 Midsommarfest, ICAF Chicago and Capo4kids will lead a Capoeira workshop where they will teach basic rhythms on percussive instruments, songs in Portuguese and the martial art and dance basic movements of capoeira. This will be a fun, action-packed workshop that will introduce the rich world of capoeira to kids and adults. For more information on capoeira, please visit www.capoeira-angola-chicago.org.

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM A variety of activities for the whole family will be going on between this time.

  • Pedalheads Bicycle Obstacle Course- Pedalheads is an educational summer bike camp for kids ages 3-10 and we teach children basic fundamental biking skills by learning through play. Come try out an obstacle course, learn bike and helmet safety tips and pick up free t-shirts, bike bells, and stickers. Bikes provided!
  • Facepainting by College Nannies & Tutors
  • Friends of Andersonville Book Lounge & Swap- Come join us where children of all ages can read, hang out and listen to stories. We will be collecting books for the Women and Children First used books sale as well. Illinois Safe Schools Alliance will be joining us and reading a collection of LGBTQ children’s books.

    Toys et Cetera

    Toys et Cetera

  • Toys et Cetera‘s Booth o’ Toys
  • StudioUs Woodblock Art Printing Workshop- Learn the art of woodblock printing! Design, carve, and color your very own print, and add your work to our community art flag.

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Coloring Books for Kidz Coloring Fun