You’re a mama-to-be in search of hot property.
Do not pass go. Proceed directly to Giggle, a new kids’ boutique opening this week in Lincoln Park.
Find terry cloth kimonos for post-bath lounging alongside striped footies and long johns made from organic cotton to keep infants snug through the night. Hack your baby’s first cold with a frog humidifier. And what to gnaw on? A chem-free teething carrot, of course. Boycott boring bedding with the colorful elephant parade crib sheet or transport Baby in a funky market sling.
Prices start at a mere $3.50.
Now you’re really in the game.
Giggle, 2116 North Halsted Street, between Webster and Dickens Avenues (800-495-8577 or giggle.com).
Free Tickets to Jeanie B
What: Be the first to answer this question: What is the title of Jeanie B’s sophomore CD? to win show tickets for the fam.
Why: She’s a magic Jeanie.
When: Enter by Tues., noon for concert Sat., 10 a.m.
Where: Room2Play, 2255 S. Michigan Ave., at 23rd St. (312-225-9000). E-mail answer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make It a Date
What: Drop kids off for choc fondue, a film, and Valentine’s Day-themed crafts, then head to Volo for dinner.
Why: Let freedom ring.
When: Sat., 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: Smarty Party, 1846 W. Belmont Ave., b/t Honore St. & Wolcott Ave. (773-687-0521); Volo, 2008 W. Roscoe St., at N. Damen Ave. (773-348-4600). Reservations required for both.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Family Workshop
What: Contemporary dance pros teach munchkins (ages 6-12) to jump, spin, and slide to music.
Why: Step it up.
When: Reservation deadline, Thurs. Dance, Sat., 10:30 a.m.-noon.
Where: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., at I-94, Glencoe. To reserve, call 312-850-9744.