Things To Do In Skokie


10- or 20-Visit Resident or Non-Resident Pass to Exploritorium (Up to 46% Off)

Exploritorium

Exploritorium

Kids & families explore water, engineering & theatre while playing in interactive areas; 2008 Nickelodeon Parents’ Pick–winning playspace

$27 $15

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Five Dance Classes from North Shore Dance & Theater, LLC. (75% Off)

North Shore Dance & Drama

Skokie

From the merchant: Instructors give personalized attention to students in our wide variety of fun, exiting, and small class sizes.

$75 $19

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Rowing Machine, Scull Rowing, or Both Lessons for Up to Three People at Northshore Fitness Studio (Up to 60% Off)

Northshore Fitness Studio

Multiple Locations

Rowing Machine class works upper-body strength on indoor ergometers; Scull Rowing teaches fundamental moves

$75 $30

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5 or 10 Group Fitness Classes at Tash Fitness (Up to 72% Off)

Tash Fitness

Tash Fitness

Instructors lead groups of women through fitness classes, including yoga and Zumba, to help them burn calories in a supportive environment

$100 $37

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One or Two Months of Boot Camp or Personal Training Classes at Dee's Elite Boot Camp Studio (Up to 90% Off)

Dee's Elite Boot Camp Studio

Dee's Elite Boot Camp Studio

Boot camp classes torch fat and whip participants into shape; sessions with a personal trainer tailor a workout specifically to you

$400 $49

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Show Up for Autism Benefit with Children's Entertainer Chris Fascione on Saturday, November 29 (Up to 50% Off)

Show Up for Autism Benefiting Autism Care and Treatment Today

Skokie Theatre

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Entertainer Chris Fascione brings a children’s books to life while raising money for Autism Care and Treatment Today

$26.87 $13.50

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The Body Mind Spirit Expo travels across the country to showcase advancements in alternative health, shining a spotlight on personal growth and metaphysics. During the celebration of all things holistic, visitors amble through the event space on a day-long jaunt as they munch on sample Luna bars and stop to match wits with astrologists, aromatherapists, natural healers, psychics, and mediums. Throughout the jam-packed agendas, speakers populate podiums for lectures that cover a hodgepodge of holistic subjects, ranging from theories on Atlantis's location to a speech on how to master life planning without making a to-do list on one's birth certificate.
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie,
IL
US
Under the direction of artistic director and esteemed trumpeter Orbert Davis, the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic dazzles audiences with fresh riffs on jazz masterpieces. During the band’s tribute to Miles Davis, the Orbert Davis Sextet performs a rearrangement of the jazz great's milestone album, Kind of Blue, a work noted for its sensual horns, moody tempo, and liner notes written by Cookie Monster. In the second act, the 19-piece Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble assembles onstage to revisit Kind of Blue's immediate successor, Sketches of Spain. With a specially recruited lineup of strings and brass, the ensemble explores the record's Latin-flavored nuances, conjuring images of spectral gypsies and matadors wearing Ray-Bans. During both performances, audiences' vehicles can enjoy the majesty of floating quarter notes from cozy, free parking spots.
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie,
IL
US
The Skatium Ice Arena offers public skating on most weekday mornings and during weekend afternoons and evenings. Check out the full calendar for a complete list of public skating times. Savvy skaters can figure-eight their way around the full-size hockey rink, while novice ice walkers can lock hands with that special someone, strictly for balance purposes. Use the sessions to perfect your triple Lutz, or treat 10 strangers to an ice-breaking afternoon.
9300 Weber Park Place
Skokie,
IL
US
With sizzling pans of their finest dishes in tow, chefs and cooks from across town congregate at the annual Taste of Skokie Valley to dish out tastings and support their community. At the event, which benefits more than 30 local and international charities, they’ll pile plates high with samples of their plump burgers, international delicacies, and frosting-laden cupcakes. When they’re not grilling, stirring, or slicing, the chefs chatter amicably with guests, raising their voices ever so slightly to be heard over the soft hum of the crowd and lively music from Michael Lerich and his Orchestra. The silent auction and raffle also keep things local, doling out prizes such as gift cards to local shopping malls or maps to locally buried pirate treasure.
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie,
IL
US
A two-time winner of the Illinois Council of Orchestras'' Orchestra of the Year award, Ars Viva thrills ears with musical programs expertly curated by veteran Maestro Alan Heatherington. "A Sunday Serenade" kicks off with Antonín Dvořák's Serenade for Winds, centered around delicate woodwind melodies and boasting a sweeping finish more powerful than a locomotive with a smokestack full of protein shake. Mozart's Serenade no. 12 weaves darker tunes together with contrapuntal harmonies, and Johannes Brahms's Serenade no. 2 showcases the monumental composer's lighter side with charming, high-energy euphonies. Before each piece, Heatherington dons a square academic cap and shares his symphonic sagacity with audiences, providing background on the tunes and their creators.
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie,
IL
US
It was the late 1970s, decades after the Holocaust, but neo-Nazis hadn?t disappeared: they threatened to march in Skokie. Realizing the need to combat this kind of intolerance with education, Chicago-area survivors and their supporters banded together to create the Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois. This initiative evolved into the museum which was built to honor the memory of Holocaust victims, educate visitors, and explore the human intolerance that continues to lead to genocide today.
9603 Woods Dr.
Skokie,
IL
US

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