Saturday, December 8, 2012
Winter Flower & Train Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Celebrate the holiday season with the Lincoln Park Conservatory, at the Winter Flower and Train Show NOW and running through Sunday, January 6, 2013. Admission is free and the conservatory is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This year, the Show House is the perfect backdrop for family holiday photos where model trains wind their way through a miniature village set among a colorful pallet of Poinsettias.
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
We invite the entire family to come out and enjoy a festive holiday showcase which will include a delectable lunch, arts and crafts, face painting, picture with Santa and much more!
Commercial Park Christmas Party
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Polar Adventure Days 12-8-12
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Don't let winter slow you down - come out and enjoy it at the seventh annual Polar Adventure Days series at Northerly Island.
The City in a Garden Lecture/ Garfield Park Conservatory
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Chicago Park District historian Julia S. Bachrach presents lectures on the recent publication of the second edition of her book, "The City in a Garden: A History of Chicago’s Parks". The first edition, published in 2001, garnered widespread praise. WTTW Channel 11 producer and program host Geoffrey Baer hails the new edition as “a book about Chicago treasures from an author who is a Chicago treasure herself.”
A Charlie Brown Holiday The Play @ Sheil Park 12/8 & 9
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Join us at Sheil Park for this exciting adaptation of the childhood classic cartoon, A Charlie Brown Christmas, which will delight the entire family and remind us of the true meaning of Christmas.
Swim with Santa at Independence Park
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Come join us for an hour in the pool with Santa Claus and an hour in the gym with Santa's Elves for cookies, cocoa, and crafts!
Chicago's Twelve at Garfield Park Conservatory
9:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Zhou B. Art Center, the Chicago Park District and the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance are proud to present a new art exhibition titled “Chicago’s Twelve at Garfield Park Conservatory” curated by Sergio Gomez.