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Chicago’s Biggest Book Fair Is Back July 23-26

Jul 9, 2015
The Newberry Book Fair on July 23-26, Chicago’s biggest annual used book binge, has something for every reader.

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Carnival Cruise Line Debuts New Kids Program


Kids ages 2-11 will love Camp Ocean, the new marine-themed children’s program aboard Carnival Cruise Line ships. more
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Temporary Tattoo Keeps Kids Safe on Vacation


Protect your kids during family vacation this summer with SafetyTat. Designed to be worn on a child’s arm or hand, SafetyTat is a customizable, temporary tattoo featuring a parent’s or guardian’s phone number and a message reading, “if lost, please call.” more
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Families Train Flamingos at Mexican Resort


Guests of the Occidental Grand Xcaret, an all-inclusive Mexican resort, have a unique opportunity to interact with wildlife as part of the Trainer for a Day program. more
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New Ice Cream Cookbook a Sweet Treat for Families


Kids and adults agree that a bowl of ice cream is the perfect addition to any summer day. In her new book, Scoop Adventures, Lindsay Clendaniel shares 80 delicious recipes from ice cream parlors around the country. more
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Kids Train like Gladiators at Rome Hotel


Take part in an ancient tradition with Gladiator Training at the Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria hotel. Kids ages 7 and up learn gladiator techniques in the hotel’s 15-acre Mediterranean park. more
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Kids explore “Art for your Feet” at Boston Children’s Museum


Boston Children’s Museum recently opened a new exhibit, “Art for your Feet.” This exhibit showcases some of the Sneaker Museum’s collection of Air Jordan sneakers along with artwork inspired by sneakers. more
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New Waterpark Makes Splash at Beach Resort


This spring, Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach SC opens a new waterpark featuring two 38-foot waterslides, a kids play area, and a poolside bar and grill. The waterpark is part of a $7.5 million renovation project undertaken by the oceanfront resort last fall. more
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National Kids to Parks Day this Saturday


This Saturday, May 17, is national Kids to Parks Day. Children, families, teachers, cities, towns, and parks will be participating in a nationwide day of outdoor play. more
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Tanglewood’s Summer Concerts Free for Kids


Summer is just around the corner, and so is the debut of Tanglewood’s 2014 season in Massachusetts Berkshire Mooutains. Kids 17 and under free. more
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Families Explore Coastal Washington with Un-Cruise Adventures


Climb aboard the 60-guest Wilderness Adventurer and explore the shorelines and islands of Washington State with Un-Cruise Adventures, a small-ship travel company. more
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