Annual Children\'s Day at Pleasant Home | Pleasant Home | Special Events | Chicago Reader

Annual Children\'s Day at Pleasant Home

When: Sun., Sept. 27, 1 p.m. 2009

The Pleasant Home Foundation invites families to experience the games, chores, and stories of life before television, iPods, and laptops during their annual Children’s Day. This free event features hands-on outdoor stations, where children of all ages can participate in games such as hoop rolling and chores like carpet beating. Turn-of-the-century craft time will allow kids to make and take home a vintage toy. Lemonade and popcorn will be served. Child-friendly tours of the extraordinary interior of Pleasant Home will include guides in costume and a historic photo exhibit of Pleasant Home and how children lived in this landmark mansion and throughout the surrounding area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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