Family Friendly: ‘Eat to the Beat’ concert by ScribbleMonster has creative vibe

ScribbleJayne and ScribbleJim will perform an Eat to the Beat concert on Aug. 6 in Deerfield. | Photo by Andrew Collings
ScribbleJayne and ScribbleJim will perform an Eat to the Beat concert on Aug. 6 in Deerfield. | Photo by Andrew Collings

You never know exactly what’s in store when ScribbleJim and ScribbleJayne perform.

“Most of the time, we make up our set on the spot,” revealed James Dague, who is better known as ScribbleJim. “It depends on the group.”

The audience will be 100 percent involved in the show. Check for yourself when the duo from ScribbleMonster performs an “Eat to the Beat” concert, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 at Jewett Park Pavilion, 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield.

“We’re there many summers,” Dague said of the Jewett Park location. “It’s always a really, really fun group. It’s a beautiful park and a great location in the park where we play. Families bring lunch and then, after lunch, play along with us.

“Everything that we do is designed to give kids opportunities to be creative and to be successful with what we give them to do,” Dague added. “It’s creative play that’s facilitated by us through music.”

For details, call (847) 945-0650 or go to www.deerfieldparks.org.

ART FOR ALL AGES

Your kids won’t get bored while you browse the selections at the 34th Annual Festival of the Arts, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 and Sunday, Aug. 3 at Cook Park, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. There will be a variety of children’s activities to keep them amused.

For details, call (847) 367-0707 or go to www.adlercenter.org.

RIGHT NIGHT

There will be police cars, fire trucks, a “Flight for Life” helicopter and lots of special equipment on display during National Night Out, 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at North Park, 1025 Riverwoods Road, Lincolnshire. Kids can go on a scavenger hunt investigation and try a CSI interactive display.

For details, call (847) 883-8600 or go to www.village.lincolnshire.il.us.

THE RIGHT TOUCH

Toddlers and parents will get touchy-feely at Hands-On Ones: Getting Tactile, 9:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein. The program is for ages 12 months-23 months but siblings are welcome. Participants are warned to dress for a mess. Registration is required.

For details, call (847) 566-8702 or go to fremontlibrary.org.

SEE THE MOON SOON

…through a powerful telescope at Moon Over Highland Park, 7:30-9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 at Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Ave. There will also be a kid-friendly telescope. Children will receive glow bracelets and astronomy stickers at this event presented by the Lake County Astronomical Society.

For details, call (847) 681-7030 or go to hplibrary.org.

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