This Week’s Chicago Family Picks You Should Check Out – June 6-10

| June 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ribfest Chicago

Friday, June 8  5-10 pm

Sat & Sun June 9&10  12 noon – 10 pm
4000 N. Lincoln Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

People of all ages are welcome at the 14th annual Ribfest Chicago this June 8th, 9th & 10th. Join food and music lovers as they enjoy some of the best barbecue around! Make sure to make some time to enjoy 20 great bands and view the Midwest’s only professional rib-eating competition up close and personal. Kids are sure to have a great time with the live entertainment, inflatables and crafts in the Kids Square on Saturday and Sunday. The festival is free, although a $5 suggested donation would be welcome.

Printers Row Lit Festival 2012

June 9-10 from 10 am – 6 pm

On Polk between Clark and Plymouth and Dearborn btw Polk and Harrison

Bibliophiles of all ages will enjoy this two day free festival highlighting over 200 authors and a TON of books for sale. Most authors will be doing talks that do require free tickets in order to listen in, and there are some heavy hitters this year. Dan Rather, Rachel Ray and Adam Levine to name a few. Bring comfortable shoes, and a large book bag, and have yourself a fantastic time thumbing through books to your hearts content.

The Kratt Brothers @ Brookfield Zoo

Sunday, June 10 at 11 am and 1 pm

3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, Il

www.CZS.org

Free with admission

The Kratt brothers are sure to be a hit with children and adults alike. Known for the PBS series Wild Kratts and Zoboomafoo , the brothers will be at the Hamill Family Play zoo with a show highlighting rare wildlife behaviors. A special autograph session will follow the afternoon show.

 

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Natasha is a Chicago born and bred wife and mother of four. Being able to discover her city one week at a time is a HUGE plus for her. Between touring her city, she also volunteers with a local school, touts the joys of sewing, reading, and sleeping. Come visit her at her blog Houseful Of Nicholes for a deeper look at the craziness that she calls life.

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