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Wake Up & Boogie Down Family Festival
What: Reserve your spot now for the Neighborhood Parents Network of Chicago’s inaugural fundraiser, featuring art lessons from Easel Art Studio, music by Little Miss Ann, and maraca-making with Musical Magic.
Why: DailyCandy readers get one free kid’s ticket with the purchase of one adult ticket (maximum two orders).
When: Promo valid thru Wed. Fundraiser held on Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: LaSalle Power Co., 500 N. LaSalle Dr., at Illinois St. (312-661-1122). Tickets online at npnparents.org.
Crewcuts Trunk Show
What: Get a sneak peek and purchase the Holiday ’09 collection from J.Crew’s line for minis ages 2-12.
Why: Wool peacoats, gingham shirts, and special occasion dresses are a cut above.
When: Tues., 4-7 p.m.; Wed., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Rd., at College Rd., Lake Forest. R.S.V.P. (recommended) to email@example.com. For more info, call 800-591-3745.
What: Music-filled improv show allows kids (ages 3-10) onstage to color a backdrop, choose costumes, and even become characters.
Why: Get in on the act.
When: Every Sat., 10:30 a.m.
Where: iO Theater, 3541 N. Clark St., at Addison St. Tickets online at ticketweb.com or call 773-880-0199.