Around Town Chicago: 9/9-9/11

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There is a ton going on around Chicago this weekend. The weather is looking great, so make sure to enjoy the first week back in the swing of things!

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FRIDAY

10:30am, Ape Cognition & Care

Lincoln Park Zoo
* Learn how these animals participate in their own care. For more information 

9:30am-4:00pm, What is a Planet?

Alder Planetarium
*Explore artifacts and learn what makes a planet today. For more information

10:00am-10:00pm: Midwest Wizard of Oz Fest

Tinley Park
*This is all weekend and features rides, games, and sightings of our favorite characters! For more information.

1pm, North Coast Music Festival 

Union Park
*All weekend. For more information

SATURDAY

4pm, Chicago Fringe Festival: That’s Weird, Grandma 

Jefferson Playhouse
*Written by Kids, performed by adults.  For more information 

10:00am-10:00pm, Renegade Craft Fair

Wicker park, Division St 
*A DIY craft festival that is sure to inspire you & your family! For more information

9:30am, Little Diggers

Chicago Botanic Gardens
*Explore nature and gardening with experts in this fun fall class! For more information

2:00pm-11:00pm: Festival de la Villita

*Celebrate Mexico’s independence day with carnival games, food, performances and more!  For more information. 

SUNDAY

11:00am-6:00pm, Ravenswood ArtWalk

Ravenswood Ave- Btwn Leland and Irivng Park
*Saturday too. For more information

12:00pm, Guatemalan Independence Day Parade

Albany Park
* Celebrate independence day with traditional Guatemalan performances! For more information

4:0pm-7:00pm, Chicago World Music Fest

Grant Park
*Dancing lesson from 4-5pm followed by live music from 5-7pm! For more information
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