Valentine’s Activity Guide! | Lincoln Park Area Moms

 

EVENTS AND CLASSES

Valentine’s Day Party – Join us for a Valentine’s Day story and gift making party. Nothing says “I love you” like a homemade gift! Let your young artist show their favorite Valentine how much they love them with a jumbo sized conversation heart made out of clay. This is a great class for siblings to attend together!  Sorry, grown-ups; this class is for KIDS ONLY!!! Friday, 2/11, 4:30-7:30, SIgn up here.
 
 
Be Mine, Valentine!  One of our most popular projects is BACK, Valentine’s Day-style!  In this class, artists will create their very own Valentine’s Day-themed snowglobes using glitter, Model Magic, and so much more.  This project is great to keep, or it makes the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for a very special someone. Saturday, 2/12, 5:30-8:30. Sign up here.
 
 
Parent & Child Create Night– Come create a colorful heart masterpiece inspired by master artist Jackson Pollock!  We’ll splatter, dribble, dab and repeat until we’ve created the most unique Valentine’s Day décor you’ve ever seen.  Although these canvas hearts are perfect for Valentine’s Day, you’re free to leave these masterpieces on the mantle all year long!  Love! Thursday, 2/10, 5:30-7:00 Sign up here.
 
Get artsy this Valentine’s Day with your little lovebug!  In this class, artists will sculpt, paint, and more as they create a cute ladybug sculpture with adorable heart-shaped wings perfect for Valentine’s Day.  Come create right along with your child. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Friday, 2/11, 9:30-10:15  Sign up here.
 
The Kids’ Table has a “Cooking With Love” series from February 7- March 12, with delicious recipes like heart-shaped pizza and red velvet cupcakes! Classes are offered for different age groups at various days & times through the weeks, so there is sure to be a class that will work for your family.
 
Valentines Day Mini Session – Saturday February 5th @ the Edgewater Studio – Sign up for a 20 min timeslot here!
Valentines Day Snapshots – Saturday February 5th @ Bubbles Academy – 5 min mini session with drop in art project! Sign up here!
 

Saturday Feb 6, 3:30-6:30pm, $20 per ticket. Includes tea sandwiches, cookies, dessert bars & scones + plenty of kid-friendly snack selections. Hot tea, soft drinks, or juice for the kiddos and a glass of bubbly or warm winter cocktail for adults. Also includes table-side cookie decorating, as well as a craft table to make Valentine’s cards.

 

Valentine’s Day Camp – Rapunzel’s Wedding Day: Valentine’s Day themed camp featuring wedding bouquets, festive dancing, valentines crafts, and wedding dress costumes! Lakeview, 2-3 years, 2/14 9:30-10:30; Lakeview, 3-6 years, 2/11 4:30-6:00; Bucktown, 3-6 years, 2/13 1-2:30

Sweet Slumber Party: A sweet slumber party for kids ages 7 and up! They will craft valentines, play slumber party games, dance to sweet tunes, and try their hands at making a music video! Friday Feb 11th 6:30-8pm

 

Join Ms. Beth for a Valentine’s class virtually! Songs, stories, activities and more! Monday February 14th, ages 0-3 11:00-11:25am, ages 3-6 10:00-10:30am. Sign up here! 
 
Bring the kids to Lady & The Tramp at ChiTown movies, a drive-in movie experience that the whole family can enjoy! Tacos, nachos, popcorn, wine/beer and more – all delivered right to your car! Lady & The Tramp is playing Saturday Feb. 12th at 5:15pm, Sunday Feb. 13th at 5:15pm. Get tickets here.
 
Visit the The Bar at Hotel Zachary on Thursday February 10th from 6pm-10pm for a delicious Valentine’s Pop Up with Susies Sugar Buzz! There will be lots of colorful candy boxes and boards to choose from, for your kiddos, friends, or family!
 

EATS AND TREATS

Vanille has a ton of Valentine’s treat options, including several DIY kits for the kids! My kids love the Paint Your Own Cookie kits, which would be the perfect little Valentine’s gift for kids of any age. The are also offering a Sweetheart afternoon tea that can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home, as well as super festive cakes & cutie cakes.
 
Baking up the most adorable Valentines DIY kit, available February 11th-13th only! Preordering will be available on the website starting Sunday, Feb. 6th.
 
Tuesday, February 8 – Monday, February 14: Pick-up and Delivery: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fun for the whole family, order Beatrix’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Kits including 6 Valentine’s Day-themed sugar cookies, 4 icing bags (red, pink, white and blue) and sprinkles. Each kit costs $17.95, plus tax and is available for pick-up or delivery from Tuesday, February 8 – Monday, February 14 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Order by noon one day prior to your desired pick-up or delivery date.
CONTACT: River North: 312-284-1377 | | Order Cookie Kits from Beatrix – River North | Streeterville: 312-642-0001 | Order Cookie Kits from Beatrix – Streeterville Fulton Market: 312-733-0370 | Order Cookie Kits from Beatrix – Fulton Market  
 
Pick-up: Saturday, February 12: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Special for Valentine’s Day, enjoy Mon Ami Gabi’s Sweetheart High Tea Package. Bring home an 11-part High Tea experience, complete with handcrafted tea sandwiches, fresh pastries, and a trio selection of Kilogram Teas. The package is $60 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included) and available for pick up only. Kids’ High Tea Packages can be purchased for $24.95 per child, plus tax (gratuity not included) and includes five selections. Optional beverages add-ons for the adults are also available. All orders must be placed 48 hours in advance. Pick-up is on Saturday, February 12 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. View the Mon Ami Gabi Sweetheart High Tea menu
CONTACT: 773-348-8886 |Order Mon Ami Gabi Sweetheart High Tea Package
 
Summer House Santa Monica Cookie Decorating Kits
WHEN: 
Thursday, February 3 – Monday, February 14: Pick-up: 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM
Order the Valentine’s Cookie Decorating Kit for $24.95, plus tax (gratuity not included). The holiday kit comes with five Valentine’s Day-themed sugar cookies, ready-to-use royal icing piping bags, and colorful sprinkles. Available for carryout only. Pick-up is available daily at 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 5:00 PM in the Summer House Santa Monica front market area.
CONTACT: 773-634-4100 | Order a Valentine’s Cookie Decorating Kit from Summer House Santa Monica
 
Immerse yourself in the world of Candyland at JoJo’s Shake Bar in River North. The 90-minute dining experience features the restaurant’s over-the-top shakes, desserts, and biggie hot chocolates, along with outdoor dining igloos and Candyland themed decorations. Runs until February 20, 2022
 
 

OTHER FUN

The cutest printables & activities! The February theme is Valentine’s (of course) and is absolutely precious. Make your own flower shop at home for some indoor fun!
 
 
 
 
 
 

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