Ok so our weather still isn’t too summery but the events in Chicago are in full swing! We wanted to share all the summer goodness with ya’ll instead of keeping it for ourselves. Here’s just a few fun, free events to keep you fit and entertained this summer.
Bikini Blast Time
Looking to get your muscles tight for your new polka dot bikini (or speedo)? Join the Old Town Purre Barre team for a grand opening party on Thursday, June 19th from 6-8 p.m. Pure Barre gives clients a chance to sculpt and lengthen their muscles by alternating tiny shake inducing muscle movements with stretching sequences. Believe us, you will tighten your problem areas and wonder why such little movements can be so sweat provoking. The grand opening party will feature drinks, light snacks, raffles as well as retail and class specials so this would be a perfect opportunity to snag a deal and step to the barre. See the Purre Barre website for class information and more details.
Pure Barre Old Town
1350 N. Wells Street, Suite 4
Chicago, IL 60610
Free Parking in the Self Park lot behind Cobbler Square is available.
Getting in Touch with Nature
Are you a city kid with country dreams? The North Face, the well known outdoor clothing brand, and our beloved Chicago Park District are doing outreach to help us urbanites learn to camp in under our unforgettable Chicago skyline. Events may feature camping basics, fishing skills and nature hikes, or even spooky campfire tales lead by Chicago Park District staff. Visit the website to register and more information. Registration is mandatory to attend.
There are several spots to learn and set your gear down throughout the summer:
- July 26-27: Northerly Island
- August 9-10: Garfield Park Conservatory
- August 16-17: Calumet Park
- September 13-14: Gompers Park
- September 20-21: CCFP Bullfrog Lake
- September 27-28: Northerly Island
- October 11: Family Adventure Day
Activity Guides from North Face are also available to give you the low down on other fun park events.
Relax and Recharge in the Burbs
Grab some mini massages, snacks, and behind the scenes tours (OH MY!) of the brand new Massage Envy Spa Mount Prospect, at their Grand Opening event on Tuesday, June 17 from 5-6:30 p.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP to the event. (Text modified from Heron PR)
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