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Holiday Dance Carol

Chicago

Instead of using voice for caroling, the Holiday Dance Carol is a short 2 minute dance piece to holiday music that Mariah Eastman and dancers take door to door around the neighborhoods of Albany Park, Lakeview and South Loop/Chinatown in collaboration with local dance studios including: Dovetail Studios, Dance on Broadway and Intrigue Performing Arts […]

  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Chicago's "perfect holiday treat for the family" (ABC-7) returns to the stage for its 44th annual production—following the popular 2020 Audio Adaptation, experienced by 100,000+ worldwide. Experience the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition now in its fifth decade at Goodman Theatre, enjoyed by nearly two […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • In Person

Holiday Dance Carol

Chicago

Instead of using voice for caroling, the Holiday Dance Carol is a short 2 minute dance piece to holiday music that Mariah Eastman and dancers take door to door around the neighborhoods of Albany Park, Lakeview and South Loop/Chinatown in collaboration with local dance studios including: Dovetail Studios, Dance on Broadway and Intrigue Performing Arts […]

  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly

Sensory-Friendly Morning

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Sensory-Friendly Morning at the MCA is a free, sensory-friendly program for neurodiverse visitors of all ages. Preregistered individuals and their families can visit the museum before it opens to the public and explore exhibitions at their own pace. Lobby lights are less intense and a quiet space is available for breaks. Sensory-Friendly Morning aims to […]

  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly

MCA Sensory-Friendly Morning

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Sensory-Friendly Morning at the MCA is a free, sensory-friendly program for neurodiverse visitors of all ages. Preregistered individuals and their families can visit the museum before it opens to the public and explore exhibitions at their own pace. Lobby lights are less intense and a quiet space is available for breaks. With a focus on […]

  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Chicago's "perfect holiday treat for the family" (ABC-7) returns to the stage for its 44th annual production—following the popular 2020 Audio Adaptation, experienced by 100,000+ worldwide. Experience the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition now in its fifth decade at Goodman Theatre, enjoyed by nearly two […]

  • Captioning
  • In Person

Holiday Dance Carol

Chicago

Instead of using voice for caroling, the Holiday Dance Carol is a short 2 minute dance piece to holiday music that Mariah Eastman and dancers take door to door around the neighborhoods of Albany Park, Lakeview and South Loop/Chinatown in collaboration with local dance studios including: Dovetail Studios, Dance on Broadway and Intrigue Performing Arts […]

  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Chicago's "perfect holiday treat for the family" (ABC-7) returns to the stage for its 44th annual production—following the popular 2020 Audio Adaptation, experienced by 100,000+ worldwide. Experience the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition now in its fifth decade at Goodman Theatre, enjoyed by nearly two […]

  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Spanish captioning

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Chicago's "perfect holiday treat for the family" (ABC-7) returns to the stage for its 44th annual production—following the popular 2020 Audio Adaptation, experienced by 100,000+ worldwide. Experience the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition now in its fifth decade at Goodman Theatre, enjoyed by nearly two […]

  • Autism Friendly Performance
  • In Person

Conversation with Dr. Terrence Roberts, One of the Little Rock Nine

Zoom

In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Illinois Tech Office of Community Affairs and Organic Oneness presents Dr. Terry Roberts. Listen to his intimate, powerful, personal account of the integration of Little Rock Central High School. He will share what it felt like to be one of those nine students who wanted only […]

  • ASL Interpreted

Everyone At Play

Kohl Children's Museum 2100 Patriot, Glenview

Kohl Children's Museum welcomes children with special needs and their families for an afternoon of learning and play focused on them. Our Museum campus is designed for universal accessibility with a purpose to encourage linguistic, cognitive, motor and social skills for all children ages birth to 8. Events attendees will experience: 17 hands-on Museum exhibits, […]

  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

Lunch and Learn: How to use the CCAC Equipment Loan Program

Zoom
Virtual Event

Curious about CCAC's Equipment Loan Program and how it works? Join Steering Committee members past and present as we share the goals of the program, updates on  how to access resources, as well as how the program has helped shape accessibility initiatives for our users. This program will also explore some "how-to's" and goals of […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Virtual Program