Monday, March 17, 2014

Kid's Expo this weekend!

See What Everyone is Talking About at the 2014 Kids Expo
March 22nd & 23rd at the Tinley Park Convention Center
TINLEY PARK -- Expect Family Fun at the 2014 Kids Expo. Ronald McDonald, Bricks 4 Kidz,
Juggling Dave, and the Radio Disney Road Crew Chicago are just some of the
highlights of Family Time Magazine’s 9th Annual Kids Expo 2014, set for March 22nd
and 23rd at the Tinley Park Convention Center, 18501 S. Harlem Avenue.
Excitement is at an all time high as the weekend draws near for what promises to be
the biggest and best Kids Expo ever with new attractions.
“We have so many great attractions planned for this year’s expo. Families will not want
to miss this weekend event,” said Caroline O’Connell, Family Time Magazine’s publisher
and creator, as well as the founder of the Kids Expo.
This year the Kids Expo will have a large petting zoo courtesy of Santa's Village
Azoosment Park. Children will sure to be pleased with a large selection of animals to
interact with. The animals for the large petting zoo consist of goats, sheep, ducks, chickens,
rabbits, mini-donkey, llama and calf. Don't miss this fun attraction!
The Kids Expo is thrilled to have the Lavin-Cassidy Irish Dancers performing this
year. The Lavin-Cassidy Irish School of Irish Dancing has inspired appreciation for the art
of Irish Dance for more than 25 years. You won’t want to miss the Lavin-Cassidy Irish
Dancers on stage at the 2014 Kids Expo!
Another fun attraction for the kids is a three-hole putting course provided by Putting
Around Town. Putting Around Town encourages youngsters to get involved with miniature
golf through their fun courses.
Kids can embrace their artistic side with some great booths. Home Depot will also be at
the 2014 Kids Expo on Saturday. They are bringing with them their Home Depot
Workshop, where kids can build and create a racecar. There will also be a waxed hand art
booth, where kids can make a mold of their hands using various colors of wax (see more at Kids can also get airbrush painted by an expert. So many creative
outlets brings so much fun to the Kids Expo!
Over 13,000 people are expected to attend this year’s Kids Expo, which will run from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 22nd and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 23rd.
More than 100 vendors are expected at this year’s expo. They will showcase all things
kids, from products and services to camps and water parks.
The expo will also include exciting giveaways, including a scooter, a Maru & Friends doll,
and a bike. There will be a climbing wall, inflatable bouncers, singing and dancing, face
painting and pony rides.
The cost for this year’s expo is $10 for adults, $4 for children 12 and younger, and free for
seniors 65 and older and military personnel with identification. Parking is free. For more
information about Kids Expo 2014, call (815) 806-8844 or visit
Visit for a $2 Off coupon. 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT will play Chicago on March 18 – 30, 2014

CHICAGO (Jan. 13, 2014)Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that individual tickets for JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT go on-sale Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM. JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT will play Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.) March 18 – 30, 2014.
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. Directed and choreographed by Tony® Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, this new production will feature Broadway/television star Diana DeGarmo (Hairspray, Hair) as The Narrator and Broadway star Ace Young (Grease, Hair) as Joseph.  Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door.  Book your tickets and be part of the magic!

INDEPENDENT PRESENTERS NETWORK (Producer) is a consortium of 50 members who present live entertainment worldwide. Recent Broadway/London/U.S. Tours: Jekyll & Hyde, La Cages Aux Folles, Wonderland, 9 to 5, Ragtime, Frost/Nixon, Legally Blonde, The Color Purple, Spamalot, Matthew Bourne’s Edward Scissorhands.

Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (Additional 2 p.m. performance March 26)
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sundays at 2 p.m. (Additional 7:30 p.m. performance March 23)

Tickets for JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT range from $18-$85. A select number of premium seats are also available for many performances. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710. Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and online at