Saturday, October 14, 2017

CHIIL HALLOWEEN PICKS: CHICAGO CHILDREN’S THEATRE'S FRIGHTFULLY FIT FEAST 10/28

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Tasty Halloween Weekend Fun


FRIGHTFULLY FIT FEAST PROMISES TO SCARE UP A
HEALTHY HALLOWEEN APPETITE, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28
AT CHICAGO CHILDREN’S THEATRE, THE STATION

Here’s a tasty new treat for Chicago families this Halloween season – the first-ever Frightfully Fit Feast, Saturday, October 28, starting at 4:15 p.m. at Chicago Children’s Theatre, The Station, 100 S. Racine Ave. in Chicago’s West Loop.

Bring a big appetite to this unforgettable evening of family cooking, communal eating and Halloween-themed entertainment. Because at Frightfully Fit Feast, families not only get to play with their food, they get to learn how to make easy-to-prepare, delicious and nutritious Halloween treats.

What’s on the macabre menu? Spooky Eyeball Tacos, Chocolate Mice, Bloody Cocktails and more. By the end of the night, everyone will have made their own Halloween-themed meal including a non-alcoholic beverage, appetizer, main dish and desert. All kids will leave with a full tummy, a Halloween goodie bag and a big smile on their face.

The price, including all food, is $20 per family member or $68 for a family of four. Each additional family member is only $15. Costumes are encouraged. Space is limited. To reserve tickets and for more information, visit icookafterschool.com.

Frightfully Fit Feast is presented by Chicago Children’s Theatre’s education department, led by CCT Community Programs Artistic Director Frank Maugeri, in partnership with iCOOK After School.


About iCOOK After School

iCOOK After School is a fun, hands-on, after-school cooking program for children with a mission to help teach kids to love everything about food – cooking, eating delicious and healthful dishes and learning about different cultures. iCOOK’s instructors have culinary backgrounds and many are also registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs), so parents can be sure that “health” is an important ingredient in each recipe. For more information, visit icookafterschool.com.


About Chicago Children’s Theatre

In addition to a full slate of shows in the new Pritzker Family Studio, Chicago Children’s Theatre, The Station, is also home to four classrooms hosting a year-round roster of performing arts classes and camps for children ages 0 to 14.

Registration is now open for the upcoming Winter session, January 22-March 17, 2018. Visit chicagochildrenstheatre.org/winterclasses to sign your children up for Improv with The Second City!, Old Town School of Folk Music’s Wiggleworms classes, aerial arts with Actor’s Gymnasium, Hip Hop 4 Totz, Bubble Jams, Taking the Stage and more. Early bird discounts for the Winter Session are offered through November 12.

Since its launch in 2005, Chicago Children’s Theatre has cemented its reputation as the city’s largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to children and young families. After 11 years of itinerancy, Chicago Children’s Theatre opened in January 2017 its first-ever permanent home, The Station, the fully repurposed, former 12th District Chicago Police Station.

Today, The Station is a beautiful, mixed-use, centrally located performing arts, education and community engagement hub that welcomes all Chicago families. Newly opened in the Pritzker Family Studio is Chicago Children’s Theatre’s all-new production of A Year with Frog and Toad, hailed by Chicago Parent as “exceptionally enjoyable…a timeless tale” and recommended by the Chicago Tribune as “a lovely hour to add to your life…very well sung, and played…3 stars.”

A Year with Frog and Toad runs through October 29. For tickets and information, visit chicagochildrenstheatre.org or call (872) 222-9555.

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