CP Big Fun! in 2013: Don't Lose Your Marbles

Oak Park, IL

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Our New Year's resolution is to strengthen our connection with you, our wonderful readers. Which means that we need to start hanging out, and not just on social media. One of our first efforts at building the Chicago Parent community is a super fun, super colorful community art project. Join us on Jan. 19 at Mills Park in Oak Park's Historic Pleasant District to be a part of something big.

A few days before the event, create your own frozen marbles by filling any size balloons with water and food coloring and leave outside to freeze. Then on Jan. 19 put the balloons in a cooler, pack a pair of dark gloves and scissors and head over to Mills Park to place your frozen yard art with loads of other folks'. Then we will stack, roll our art, place in random places and take pictures with our community creation.

Pleasant Home will be open during the event as a warming station and you can sip complimentary hot chocolate as your family admires their work. 

This is just the first in a series of Big Fun! events we'll be hosting in 2013 and we're so excited for the opportunity to spend more time with our readers. We hope to see you there!