Andersonville Kids' Activities Fair

 Saturday, February 24, 2024 | 9:30AM-12:30PM
Rogers Park Montessori School 1800 W Balmoral

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The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is excited to bring together ALL THINGS KIDS on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 9:30AM-12:30PM. This FREE event is intended for parents, caregivers, and the like to learn about summer camps, and year-round youth programming. Interested in tabling or sponsoring the fair? Please email

Demonstration Schedule:

9:50-10AM | Chicago Tap Theatre
10-10:30 | Merry Music Makers
10-11 | Gym Wheel Demonstration by CirquesExperience
11-11:30 | Musical Performance by Mr. Ray
11:45-12 | Chicago Tap Theatre

Participating Businesses Include:

School of Rock Andersonville | School of Rock is Performance Based music education. They have programming all year as well as summer camps!

Senshi Karate | Senshi Karate welcomes individuals aged 3 and above to explore martial arts. Their Little Ninjas program, designed for 3 to 6-year-olds, offers an engaging introduction to karate. The Youth Karate program, open to those ages 6 and beyond, focuses on building physical strength, mental focus, and self-confidence. Practicing karate provides practical self-defense education alongside its physical and mental benefits. At Senshi Karate, we aim to make martial arts enjoyable, fostering a foundation for lifelong well-being and personal growth beyond the dojo.

Jovie Nannies and Sitters | Jovie provides professional nannies and babysitters for families for full days, afterschool, and/or weekends.

Swedish American Museum | The Swedish American Museum and Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration are open to the public six days a week and offer birthday parties, family programs, summer camp, and school tours.

Merry Music Makers | Merry Music Makers specializes in group music classes for children from birth through age 5 using the Music Together curriculum that is designed to teach the way children learn, through play!

Lake Shore Schools/Tiny Giants | Lake Shore School and Tiny Giants provide child care for infants through PreK. We also have an after school program, along with winter, spring and summer camp.

Macaroni KID Chicago Northside | Macaroni KID is a free weekly digital newsletter pointing parents in the direction of all the best things to do and see, for their families, on the north side of Chicago.

Little Chompers | Pediatric Dental Practice

Center for Research in Child Development, Loyola University | At the Loyola Center for Research on Child Development, we ask questions about attention, memory, and how children learn through actively engaging with their environment. We use safe and innovative technology to measure looking behavior and brain activity. Infant and child participants are presented with pictures, video clips, or games.  This allows us to understand how children learn from and attending to the world around them.

Edgewater Environmental Coalition | ECC is a coalition of community members and environmental stewards, rooted in Edgewater, empowering people to build and maintain a more sustainable future through action, organizing, education, and advocacy.

CirquesExperience | Located in Chicago, CirquesExperience has welcomed people of all ages, from 5 to 99, to participate in various programs and activities. Gym Wheel and Cyr Wheel, Aerial Silks Arts and Dance, Static Trapeze, Trampoline, Partner Acrobatics, Juggling, and many more since its inception in 2011. Over time they added Summer Camps, Camps during Winter and Spring Break, and Day Camps when school is off (5 to 13 years old). They offer Competitive Classes for Gym wheels and four advancing levels of courses to help our students excel in the sport and art of wheel gymnastics. They also provide Physical Education lessons for schools in our neighborhood.

Chicago Tap Theatre | Chicago Tap Theatre is a nonprofit professional tap dance company with a mission to share the creativity, history, and joy of tap dance. In 2024, we will offer weekly tap classes through the Chicago Parks District for ages 3-6 years at Loyola Park (beginning March 2024) as well as 2 summer intensives for ages 10-18 at Visceral Dance Center.

Pilgrim Lutheran School | Pilgrim Lutheran Church and School is hosting an eight-week summer camp focused on adventure and exploration! Pilgrim Quest 2024 promises a variety of exciting enrichment activities for all campers. They have carefully curated a diverse range of activities, including arts, STEM, sports, and field trips to favorite Chicago spots - the Field Museum, Maggie Daley Playground, the Lincoln Park Zoo, and more. Each week will have a unique theme focused on fun and discovery. Pilgrim Quest is open to all children who have completed at least one year of PreK (and who will be four by the time camp begins) through Fifth Grade. Camp runs from 8:30AM to 3PM, and we'll also offer After Care from 3-5:30PM. Families may sign-up for the weeks that best fit their summer schedules. Register for all eight weeks, and receive one week's tuition FREE!

Play | Play is a local toy store on Clark. They will have toy demos and a variety of Montessori inspired toys for sale.

Access Contemporary Music | A musical institution that provides lessons, programs and a host of activities.





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