Walk like an Egyptian down to the Oriental Institute Museum Sunday from 1-4 p.m. for the Mysteries and Mummies event. Use your super sleuth skills and check out ancient Egypt with films—including “Mummies Made in Egypt”—tour the ancient Egyptian Gallery and take a self-guided treasure hunt. Learn to write your name in hieroglyphs and make a souvenir that looks like it’s straight from ancient Egypt.
This week, two lucky Chicago Parent readers will win a family five-pack of tickets to see Corn Productions’ new show, “Mileep Saves Tuesday.” Tickets are good for any Saturday or Sunday show at 2 p.m. through March 22. Corn Productions is located at 4210 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. For more information, visit cornservatory.org. To win, visit our discussion board.
This weekend is literally going to the dogs. The International Kennel Club of Chicago Dog Show hits McCormick Place Saturday and Sunday with more than 9,000 fuzzy four-legged competitors in 169 breeds vying for top prize.
Ten lucky Chicago Parent readers will win a family five-pack to the Chicago Kids Expo Feb. 28-March 1. For more information, visit chicagokidsexpo.com. To win, visit our discussion board.
Check out a new sport this weekend at Our World Underwater on Saturday and Sunday. Although scuba diving might not seem inviting in the middle of February, the show will take you away from the frigid outdoors. The show is the oldest running scuba diving event of its kind and holds seminars, workshops, classes and plenty of booths to explore. Talk to the environmental agencies to learn what your family can do to help preserve the oceans and the environment. While you’re there on Saturday, make sure you stop by the Children’s Program area, open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., to see Chicago Parent.
Celebrate your little girl’s upcoming birthday in style when you win a Jewelry Making Party for eight at Team Blonde, 7442 W. Madison, Forest Park. The party, won by one lucky Chicago Parent reader, includes 1½ hours for jewelry making, where partygoers may use glass beads to create their own design, such as a bracelet, anklet, necklace or earrings. The package includes instruction and materials. Team Blonde’s boutique, along with jewelry-making parties, includes a spa, where manicures, pedicures and massages are offered. These are not included in the party package. For more information, visit teamblonde.com. To win, visit our discussion board.