Friday Fun Five November 3, 2017

Oaklee's Family Guide Friday Fun FiveHere are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories!

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The Nutcracker – Chopin Theatre
November 3 – December 30 in Chicago

The wholly original, ballet-free modern holiday tradition weaves together riveting dialogue, astonishing puppetry, original song and spellbinding spectacle to tell a heartwarming, darkly moving story of magic and hope — a fun outing fit for the whole family. Price $15.00 to $50.00.




Imagine U season takes flight with ‘Stellaluna’
November 3 – 19 in Evanston

A lost baby fruit bat, taken in by a bird family, learns not all winged creatures are the same in the musical theater tale “Stellaluna” presented by Northwestern University’s Imagine U. “Stellaluna” runs Nov. 3 to 19 at the Wirtz Center’s Hal and Martha Hyer Wallis Theater. Price $6.00 to $12.00.




Mini Comic Con – Superhero Drawing Workshop
November 4 in Lincolnshire

Grades 3-5 with an adult. Learn the art of drawing your favorite superhero with illustrator Addie Afable of Artistic Dragon Studios. Register at the Vernon Area Public Library, online or by telephone at 224-543-1486.




Drop-Off & Play – DuPage Children’s Museum
November 3,10,17,24, December 1,8,15,22 in Naperville

Drop the kids off and enjoy a parents’ night out. Skip the babysitter and let your little ones play, learn, and eat dinner at the Museum. It’s a win-win! Located just steps from downtown Naperville, there’s so much to do while the kids are having a blast at DuPage Children’s Museum.




Pumpkin Smash – SCARCE
November 4 in Glen Ellyn

Green your Halloween by composting your jack-o-lanterns at the Pumpkin Smash. It not only recycles nutrients and water back to our soils, it also prevents greenhouse gas emissions to reduce your climate change impact. So don’t trash your pumpkin, smash it!




This week’s Friday Fun Five is sponsored by “Marvel Universe Live!”.
Get tickets for your family to join the Super Heroes of the Marvel Universe. Watch them face off against some of the most threatening villains at Allstate Arena on November 2 – 7.



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