Mother's Day in Chicago

Chicago Park District
Saturday, May 8
Kennicott Park at 1:00 p.m.
$10 adults and $5 children 12 & under
Treat your Mom to an extraordinary day in the parks. Food, music, entertainment, arts & crafts and dancing are just some of the things you and your mom can do together on her special day.

Y-Me Walk/Run Against Breast Cancer
Sunday, May 9
Grant Park, Butler Field
Check-In: 6:30 a.m. and Start: 8:00 a.m.
Distance: 1- or 3-mile Walk, or United 5K Run
To register click here

Morton Arboretum
Sunday, May 9
They'll have a brunch, family portraits, chamber concert, trunk show and free 2 minute hand massages.

Spring Flower Shows at Chicago's Conservatories
Ends Sunday, May 9
Free Admission
Mother's Day is the final day for the spring flower shows at both the Garfield Park Conservatory and Lincoln Park Conservatory.

Cook with Your Mom
The Chopping Block
Sunday, May 9
Both the Merchandise Mart and Lincoln Square locations offer brunch menus you can learn to prepare with mom.

American Rhododendron Show and Sale
Chicago Botanic Garden
Saturday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9
The Chicago Botanic Garden hosts the rhododendron sale and their model railroad opens for the summer on Saturday. There will be a Mother's Day brunch. They also offer a free spring garden walk, and their garden trolley service begins.

Chicago White Sox vs. Texas Rangers
U.S. Cellular Field
Sunday, May 9
The White Sox will be giving away pink White Sox drawstring bags to celebrate moms at the game.

Mother's Day at Arlington Park
Sunday, May 9
Family Day activities will be featured in the park area including pony rides, a petting zoo and a themed craft appropriate for all ages. The sales department will be offering unique experience packages and brunch buffets in various group venues for families to celebrate the day.

Mother's Day Brunch
Sunday, May 9 10:00 a.m.
The Art Institute Of Chicago
Stock Exchange Trading Room $50 adults; $20 children 18 and under

"Mommie Dearest"
Sunday, May 9 1:30 p.m.
Music Box Theatre
Camp Midnight invites you to a special presentation. The Joan-a-Palooza festivities begin with a pre-show featuring Dick O'Day and the Hell in a Handbag players.

Mothers Day Limerick Contest
Celtic Fest Chicago
May 9, 2010
Free Admission, Millenium Park
Let your mom know how much you love her and enter the Mother's Day Limerick Contest to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 9th at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The top five limericks will be read at the Festival and the three winning limericks will be announced on stage after all are read.

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