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FAMILY FUN @ SQUARE ROOTS

LINCOLN SQUARE · ON LINCOLN AVE BETWEEN MONTROSE AND WILSON


Saturday, July 9th, 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Sunday, July 10th, 12:00 – 5:00 PM

Square Roots has music and fun activities for kids of all ages! From toddlers to teens, you’ll find plenty to do.

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Saturday, July 10th, 2016

North Stage

Located in the Middle of the 4500 North Block of Lincoln
12:00 – 12:45 PM

The Doodle Bugs

Swinging rockabilly for kids!

1:00 – 1:45 PM

Mr. Nilsson's Open Orchestra (Live band karaoke for kids)

2:00 – 2:45 PM

Drum Circle with John Yost

Take a class with Old Town School Teaching Artist John Yost

3:15 – 3:45 PM

Crimson Octopus Society

By day they pose as the mere Old Town School Teen Songwriting Ensemble, but at night they transform into the Crimson Octopus Society, harnessing the power of rock with instruments made of pure unknown energy. The COS features The Phantom of the Ocean on bass and vocals; The Scarlet Hammer on drums and vocals; and The Inky Vengeance and The Energy Claw on keyboards, guitars and vocals.

Teen Classes at Old Town School

Szold Hall

Inside the East Building at the Old Town School – 4545 N. Lincoln
2:00 – 2:30 PM

Bloom Yoga for Kids & Families

Start the day off right and center yourself with our Lincoln Square neighbors from Bloom Yoga.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Family Barn Dance

Swing your partner at this traditional, all-ages, participatory barn dance. No experience necessary. Music by the Young Stracke Allstars and the Old Town School Fiddle Camp!

Sunday, July 11th, 2016

North Stage

Located in the Middle of the 4500 North Block of Lincoln
12:15 – 1:15 PM

Lucky Diaz

Lucky Diaz and Alisha Gaddis, a married couple, have been named ‘THE face of kindie music’ by the Washington Post, ‘SUPERSTARS’ by Red Tricycle, ‘The Rolling Stones of Kids Music’ by the Style Network.! They create indie music sounds that are rooted in their whimsical child-friendly imaginations. As featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, three time Emmy nominees and two time Latin Grammy winners, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band have been crowned the very first Americans to ever win a Latin Grammy in the children’s album category!

luckydiazmusic.com  |  On YouTube

1:15 – 2:00 PM

Drum Circle with John Yost

Take a class with Old Town School Teaching Artist John Yost

2:15 – 3:00 PM

Little Miss Ann

Join in the family fun with Little Miss Ann, a mother, teacher and one of Chicago's "Most Influential Kids Musicians" and "One of the Best Things to Happen to Chicago Kids" as voted by Time Out Chicago. Come hear the Little Miss Ann Band perform music from her three kids CD's that showcase a mix of folk-rock, both traditional songs and new ones, filled with rich vocals and a beautiful mix of simple instrumentation.

littlemissann.com  |  On YouTube

Take a Class with Old Town School Teaching Artist Little Miss Ann

3:00 – 3:15 PM

The Jazzettes

Take a Class with Old Town School Teaching Artist Nancy Teinowitz

3:15 – 4:15 PM

Irish Session & Dance for Families

With Mike Austin & Teresa Shine plus dance instructor Nora Kerr.

Take a Class with Old Town School Teaching Artist Teresa Shine  |  Take a Class with Old Town School Teaching Artist Mike Austin  |  Take a Class with Old Town School Teaching Artist Nora Kerr

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