Roz Varon's Weekender Report

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Roz Varon takes a look at what's going on in the city and suburbs this weekend. (WLS)

There are many events happening around Chicago this weekend including an adoption marathon at PAWS Chicago. On Friday, there were extended hours to help 100 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens find their forever home.

Arbor Day - Morton Arboretum

What better way to celebrate Arbor Day than at the Morton Arboretum? Celebrate in the Children's Garden all weekend. If you dress like a tree, you get in free on Friday. The Acorn Express Tram tours are now running and the Arbor Day plant sale continues through Sunday.

Chicago Latino Film Festival - Amc River East Theatres
The Chicago Latino Film Festival Continues at the AMC River East with dozens of feature length and short films from around the world, through May 4.

One Of A Kind Spring Show - Merchandise Mart
Mother's Day is right around the corner. If you're looking for that perfect gift for mom, or Father's Day or graduation, check out the one of a kind Spring Show at the Merchandise Mart. More than half the artists are first time exhibitors, so you know you'll find something unique.

Joffrey Ballet, Global Visionaries - Auditorium Theatre
On the dance beat, the Joffrey Ballet's final program of the season, Global Visionaries, is now in performance at the Auditorium Theatre. It runs through May 7.

Marry Me A Little - Stage 773

On the theatre beat, the Porchlight Music Theatre concludes their season with Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me A Little at Stage 773. It runs through May 21.

Wisconsin Dells Polka Fest - Chula Vista Resort
And if you're looking for a road trip, the sixth annual Wisconsin Dells Polk Fest takes place Friday through Sunday at Chula Vista Resort. Eight bands are scheduled, and you don't even have to know how to dance. Free polka lesson will be offered in the ballroom Saturday evening.

PAWS Adopt-a-thon - 1997 N. Clybourn

It's a perfect pet weekend at PAWS Chicago! Their spring adopt-a-thon is going on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the adoption center on North Clybourn! The goal is to find forever homes for more than 100 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens!

Chicago Pet Show - Oak Lawn Pavilion

The Chicago Pet Show is back at the Oak Lawn Pavilion, Saturday and Sunday. Meet local rescues, dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, see special shows, and check out boutiques and pet supplies from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
Walk MS Chicago - Soldier Field

Thousands of people are expected at Soldier Field Sunday for Walk MS Chicago. Registration begins at 9:30, the walk steps off at 11:00 a.m.. The event raises funds and awareness for the national multiple sclerosis society.

The Chainsmokers - Allstate Arena

On the music beat, the Chainsmokers bring their "Do Not Open" tour to the Allstate Arena Saturday at 7 p.m.

"Jesus Christ Superstar" - Paramount Theatre, Aurora

On the theatre beat, "Jesus Christ Superstar," the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera is in performance at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. It runs through May 28.

Disney's "Aladdin" - Cadillac Palace

Disney's "Aladdin" is getting rave reviews at the Cadillac Palace Theatre! This highly recommended musical fun for the entire family runs through September 10.
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