Mothers Day Celebrations and
Activities in Chicagoland, 2012
Mothers Day 2012 is Sunday, May 13th. Do you know how you're going to celebrate?
There are many opportunities all over the Chicagoland area for families to celebrate the wonderful mothers in their lives in a wide variety of ways. I'm including some info below that I found while doing some research of my own. Hope it proves helpful to you.
I think there's something here for almost every personality, pocketbook, and taste. So take a peek and find something you think will be perfect for your mom ... and then Enjoy!
Mothers Day 2012
Several Packages for the
Mother's Day Brunch are Available
May 13, 2012
Several Dining Options available.
General admission & reserved seats remain available,
as of this writing, for Mother's Day.
Purchase can be made online at:
or by calling to: 847.870.RACE (7223)
Kids will enjoy the NEW Jr. Jockey Zone, FREE Pony Rides,
Petting Zoo, and Hands-On Activities
Lyons Township Dog Training Club
70th & 71st AKC Dog Obedience Trials
Saturday, May 12th
Sunday, May 13th
AKC-sanctioned dog obedience trials and rally trials
1033 North Villa Avenue, Villa Park, IL
Sunday: 7:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday: 7:00AM - 6:00PM
Tickets Cost: FREE
Contact Information: 630-941-9292
Motorcoach Parking: On-site, Free
Services for equal accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible,
Toilets with grab bars
Mothers Day tea will include traditional afternoon tea service, a beauty bar where mom can get pampered, and a fashion show.
- Afternoon Tea: Seating’s from 11am to 5pm
- Price is $36 per Adult and $18 per Child under 12
- Harpist performs from 11am to 5p.m.
- Beauty Bar available from 12noon to 5pm –
- Mario Tricoci Fashion Show
Have a Mom that
LOVES to Shop??
A visit to this vintage clothing store will be a treat for any shopaholic mom! In addition to Dolce & Gabbana frocks and Diesel Jeans, Savvy Seconds & 1sts carries an array of accessories.
11 am - 7 pm Mon.-Sat.
11 am - 6 pm Sun.
Questions: 773. 728.8920
Lincoln Park Conservatory
Last Day of Show
Hours: Daily, 9 am - 5 pm
Fundraiser for Heartland Service Dogs
Hours: 11 am to 3 pm
Get your pet washed and dried so they're
all sweet-smelling and fluffy for mom.
Reservations for Appointment needed
All dogs MUST have current rabies tags
$15.00 Donation per Dog Wash
Make It To Take It:
Mother's Day Brunch Family Class
May 12th - 1:00 pm
Bring the kids and get ready to give mom the morning off.
We'll stir up a family-pleasing brunch menu that everyone can
contribute to and the added bonus: you take it home to
surprise Mom tomorrow! Add ice to the juice cocktail,
bake the Strata, and you have a glamorous, no-fuss meal.
$50/family of 3, $10 each extra person
- Sparkling Juice Cocktail
- Strata with Asparagus and Goat Cheese
- Strawberry Yogurt Parfaits
Reservations are required. To Buy Tickets, Go To:
Mother's Day Shop-A-Holic Expo
Date: May 12, 2012
Location: Hilton Garden Inn
Admission Tickets: $5.00
Door Admission: $8.00
Children Admission is FREE
This is a Cash-n-Carry event.
Spa Services, Raffles, Candy Buffet Bar, Gift Bags,
Door Prizes,Vendors, Music
Kayak Chicago - Architectural Tour
Saturday, May 12th & Sunday, May 13th
Kayak down the Chicago River to gain views of our beautiful City of Chicago
from a unique vantage point ... from the waterway!
See Trump International Hotel and Tower. The Wrigley Building. Listen to fascinating historical anecdotes regarding mobster Al Capone. You don't need to be a kayaking expert.
Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and your camera in a waterproof bag.
3 Hour Tour Beginning at Noon
$65 per person
For further info, call: 630-336-7245
Barrington Mother's Day 5k Run/Walk
Registration & Packet Pick Up: 7:00-7:45 a.m.
Free 100 meter kid's dash @ 7:50 am
5k Starts: 8:00 am
Awards: 8:50 am
Course Open For 1 hour 20 minutes
Course is USATF certified. Awards presented to the top 3 participants, male and female overall, and top 3 in each age group.
Must be Present to Receive Award. Strollers allowed on course.
Water station available along the course with water and sports drink. Free Parking!
Family Farm Tours
Saturday, May 12th & Sunday, May 13th
The Children's Farm
During family farm tours, farm guides invite the public into each animal pen and are ready to supply information
about the animals to inquiring visitors. Complimentary pony rides are offered for children.
Hours: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
No reservations needed
Cost: $4.50 per person
Children under 2 - Free
Additional Info: 708.361.3650
Hope these suggestions prove helpful to
everyone in finding outings and ways
to celebrate the mothers in your life!
Best Wishes to all!
* Another great Mother's Day activity surrounds home buying! If you're in the market this Mother's Day holiday, for a new home ... or just wanting to refinance the one you have ... contact me. With over 35 years of mortgage experience and expertise, I can help you successfully finance a new home ... or save money on the monthly payments of your current home.
You can find me through any of the following:
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