Cheap or Free Events

June 26, 2009 2:24:04 PM PDT
Here are some free or cheap events that are going on.Million Dollar Quartet
WHAT: An exciting and thrilling recreation of the night Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley played together.
Apollo Theater
2540 North, Lincoln Avenue, Chicago
June 28, July 19, August 9
5 PM Shows Only
(773) 935-6100
www.ticketmaster.com Family Special: Buy One, Get One Free
Use "FAMILY" to receive discount when ordering tickets online

CAFAMILY STUDIO SUNDAYS (CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION)
WHAT: Kid-friendly programs designed for families with children up to age 12. Including Building the City: a celebration of the past, present and future of Chicago with hands-on building and architecture activities for the whole family.
Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
June 22 through June 27
312.922.3432
www.architecture.org

BUILDING THE CITY
WHAT: A celebration of the past, present and future of Chicago with hands-on building and architecture activities for the whole family.
Millennium Park
201 East Randolph, Chicago
June 22 through June 27
312.922.3432
www.architecture.org

SHELEBRATION: A TRIBUTE TO SHEL SILVERSTEIN
WHAT: A tribute to the author through reading and musical performances
Millennium Park
55 North Michigan Avenue
July 13
312.742.1168
www.millenniumpark.org

INTERACTIVE CHINA SPECTACLE
WHAT: This event winds its way throughout the park as it tells an ancient Chinese love story.
Millennium Park
55 North Michigan Avenue
July 19
312.742.1168
www.millenniumpark.org

MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS
WHAT: Select Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion allowing viewers to sample a celebration of international music.
Millennium Park
55 North Michigan Avenue
June 3 through July 23
312.742.1168
www.millenniumpark.org

SUMMER OPERA?HANDEL'S ACIS and GALATEA
WHAT: As part of its 11th annual free summer opera, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs presents Handel's Acis and Galatea?an opera offering melodic tunes and an escape into a mythological world. The encore performance will be the first time that a full opera has been performed live on the Jay Pritzker stage.
Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park
55 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
July 28 through August 1
312.742.1168
www.millenniumpark.org

THE CARTOONS OF JOHN T. MCCUTCHEON: CHRONICLES OF A CHANGING WORLD
WHAT: Featured work from the cartoon artist where people can find aspects of themselves in his work.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, Chicago
May 30 through August 2
312-744-6630
www.cityofchicago.org/culturalaffairs/

MUSICAL MAYHEM OF ROBBERT BOBBERT AND THE BUBBLE MACHINE
WHAT: Robbert Bobbert brings his musical mayhem to Millennium Park entertaining both parents and children with his Beach Boys-inspired songbook. The Bunny Clogs will kick off the evening with a brand of funky dance rock for kids.
Millennium Park
55 North Michigan Avenue
August 31
312.742.1168
www.millenniumpark.org

MILLENIUM PARK SUMMER 2009
WHAT: Family Fun Festival, 10am-3pm daily. Features interactive activities, performance stage, reading circle and musical games for children of all ages.
Chase Promenade North at Millennium Park
55 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
June 10 through September 4
312.742.1168
www.millenniumpark.org

CHICAGO MODEL CITY
WHAT: Offering a kid-sized model of Chicago to provoke questions such as "How does a city as vast and complex as Chicago take shape?" "What are the consequences of urban planning? What challenges do planners face?"
Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
June 11 through November 20
312.922.3432
www.architecture.org

B LIKE BURNHAM
WHAT: An exploration of "Who was Daniel Burnham?" Why is he important to Chicago? Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
June 11 through November 20
312.922.3432
www.architecture.org

CHEAP

THE FRAY
WHAT: Music Concert
First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park
Tickets: $24.50 reserved/$10 lawn
June 28
www.livenation.com

$1 MOVIE FUN AT CLASSIC CINEMAS
WHAT: See a movie for a dollar every Wednesday at one of the twelve participating cinemas. Some of the featured films will be: Hotel For Dogs, Kung Fu Panda, Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, Inkheart, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Star Wars: The Clone Wars and The Tale of Despereaux. Movies start at 10am with doors opening at 9am for fun and games before the movie starts.
12 participating theaters available through below link
June 17 through August 12?WEDNESDAYS only
www.classiccinemas.com/wmms.asp
www.classiccinemas.com


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