Summer Fun Has Arrived: Your 5 MacKID Event Picks This Week

All your family fun May 29 - June 4

May 28, 2024

It's summertime and the living is easy. Well, it is when you've got the scoop on free events to keep the kids busy. From construction to creatures, this week's lineup of MacKID Event Picks has something for everyone. Visit the rainforest or create a Father's Day gift — it's easy to have a great week with Macaroni KID. 

1. Go on a Desert Adventure

Get ready for some sand, sun, and fun, all without leaving the couch. Join this virtual class and learn about desert animals and the unique ways they survive extreme temps and endless dry weather. No sunscreen or sandy mess to deal with, just lots of learning and fun. May 30

2. Spring into STEAM: Living in Space

Blast off for serious fun when you tune in to this online workshop all about astronauts. Suit up for space flight, complete missions, and build a model space station. Now that makes for an out-of-this-world evening. May 31

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3. Build Your Father's Day Gift

Grab your hammers and head to Home Depot to build a Father's Day gift he's sure to love. Nothing like a free DIY workshop to get the kids excited about woodworking, and you excited about finding some peace and quiet. June 1

4. Enchanted Tales for Starry-Eyed Kids

Take a night off the bedtime stories and let a professional take over. Join the Chicago Public Library for a virtual evening story time that'll have them drifting into dreamland. Hopefully. June 3

5. Explore the Amazon

Tune in to see a National Geographic Explorer and tropical biologist uncover some of the amazing creatures of the Amazon rainforest. Up close and personal with wildlife, no bug spray needed. June 4