Chicago Toy & Game Fair

November 19, 2009 10:50:44 AM PST
The Chicago Toy & Game Fair is the world's largest public toy and game event, which will be held November 21 and 22 at Navy Pier. www.chitag.com

Fairgoers will be able to meet toy and game inventors, including celeb/actresses Daryl Hannah and Hilary Shepard, inventors of Liebrary; Leslie Scott, inventor of Jenga, Bruce Lund, inventor of TMX Elmo and founder of River Forest-based Lund and Company Invention, LLC; Chicago area resident John Spinello inventor of Operation and Reuben Klamer, inventor of The Game of Life and winner of this year's Toy Industry Association Lifetime Achievement Award.

Fair hours are 10am to 6pm on Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children under three are admitted free; Scouts in uniform, teachers and librarians area lso admitted free of charge.

"ChiTAG is the nation's only pulbic toy and game show and this year's event will feature something for everyone. Kids, teachers, parents, toy and game enthusiasts and other curious minds are invited to play and learn, " said Executive Director Mary Couzin.


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