5 Things to do this Weekend: April 22

Spring is here with fresh adventures for you around town and online! Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting for you this week.

Enjoy Circus Acts for Kids & Grownups

Enjoy amazing performances at the Chicago Circus & Performing Arts Festival with a variety of shows for all ages. From comedy shows to cabarets to juggling, you’ll find something for every clown here!

Date: Fri, Apr 22 – Sun, Apr 24
Time: Times Available Online
Cost: Ticket Prices Vary Per Event
Location: Various locations throughout Chicago
More Info: ccpaf.org

Get Your Hands Dirty

Don’t miss this Earth Day event at Insect Asylum. Stop by and help clean up the neighborhood before refreshments and a re-potting class led by a local plant shop owner, a composting discussion (including dirt and worms for littles to explore), and more!

Date: Fri, Apr 22
Time: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Cost: $15/adult
Location: Insect Asylum, 2870 N Milwaukee Ave
More Info: Eventbrite.com

Explore What’s New in Latino Film

Attend the 38th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival virtually or at the theatres for a glimpse at some truly exceptional filmmaking from Latino artists. These movies cover a variety of topics from friendship to rebellion to family and are presented by the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago.

Date: Thurs, Apr 21 – Sun, May 1
Time: Film Times Available Online
Cost: Tickets Available Online
Location: Screening Locations Available Online
More Info: chicagolatinofilmfestival.org

Don Your Corsage

Don’t miss The Prom this weekend! The hit comedy show was described as “Hairspray meets Dear Evan Hansen” and promises to have you laughing at (and reminiscing about) this iconic high school milestone.

Date: Fri, Apr 22 – Sun, Apr 24
Time: Fri at 7:30 pm | Sat at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm | Sun at 2:00 pm
Cost: From $36
Location: Cadillac Palace, 151 W Randolph St
More Info: broadwayinchicago.com

Celebrate the Golden Girls

Calling all Golden Girls fans! Golden-Con: Thank You For Being a Fan, a one-of-a-kind fan fest is this weekend. Head to Navy Pier for trivia, special guests, contests, parody shows, panel discussions, and more.

Date: Fri, Apr 22 – Sun, Apr 24
Time: Fri 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Sat and Sun 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Cost: Ticket Packages Available Online
Location: Navy Pier, 600 Grand Ave
More Info: thankyouforbeingafan.com

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