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Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

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Cirque du Soleil Fuses Excitement, Breathtaking Artistry and Unique Creativity with Ice in Crystal

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Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to venture into uncharted territory with its brand new creation, Cirque du Soleil Crystal, exploring the artistic attributes of ice for the very first time. Specifically created for arenas, the state-of-the-art production will create a fresh innovative experience, pushing the boundaries once again by combining outstanding skating and sliding, remarkable aesthetics and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination.

Summer on the Shore Contest runs through September: Participants can win a 2017 Subaru Forester

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The Summer on the Shore promotion offers residents and visitors the chance to win a 2017 Subaru Forester among other prizes by visiting participating attractions, shops, restaurants and events.

Edge Adventures Aerial Park Opens in Northwest Indiana

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On May 26, Edge Adventures cut the ribbon on Northwest Indiana’s first aerial adventure park. Edge Adventures Aerial Park is a tree-to-tree adventure course that features over 50 challenging treetop obstacles and zip lines that provide thrills for guests at every skill level. It also features a kid’s park, with elements closer to the ground that are designed for children ages 4-7. Edge Adventures Aerial Park is open seven days a week now through late fall.

See what’s new at Indiana’s state parks this year

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The summer recreational season is approaching, and Indiana State Parks is working hard to make sure visitors have a good experience.

The system of 24 parks and eight reservoir properties has finished, or will complete this year, hundreds of improvements to enhance campgrounds, restrooms and trails.

See what’s new at Indiana’s state parks this year

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The summer recreational season is approaching, and Indiana State Parks is working hard to make sure visitors have a good experience.

The system of 24 parks and eight reservoir properties has finished, or will complete this year, hundreds of improvements to enhance campgrounds, restrooms and trails.

SUMMER IS IN SESSION WITH CHICAGO TROLLEY & DOUBLE DECKER CO., OFFERING FOUR SIGNATURE TOURS AROUND THE CITY

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Beginning this month, Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. launches the summer season, featuring four distinct tours highlighting the best sites Chicago has to offer. With ticket options ranging from one to three days, every ticket includes Chicago Trolley’s iconic Downtown Tour, complete with 13 Hop-on Hop-off stops throughout downtown Chicago and River North, the Wrigley Field/Lincoln Park Zoo Route, the Museum of Science & Industry/Chinatown Route and the Night Tour. For those wanting to experience Chicago by water, Chicago Trolley also offers the Land, Lake and River Package combining the best of the Downtown Tour together with Mercury Skyline Cruises boat tour.

FREE COOKING CLASSES, LIVE THEATER AND MUSIC PRESENTED AT WICKER PARK FARMERS MARKET JUNE 4 THROUGH OCTOBER 30, 2017

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Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, the sole service provider of WPB Special Service Area (SSA) #33, announces a special schedule of free programming at the Wicker Park Farmers Market, open from June 4 through October 29, 2017, from 8 a.m.-2p.m. at 1425 N. Damen Avenue. Programs include cooking demos hosted by The Kids’ Table and Urbanbelly, monthly book swaps and live music and theater performances presented by the Wicker Park Advisory Council with support from WPB SSA #33. All programs are free and open to the public.

AURORA'S PARAMOUNT THEATRE TO PRESENT AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH KRISTIN CHENOWETH, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4

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No matter if she's a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing. Most recently seen in NBC's Hairspray Live!, Chenoweth hits it out of the park with everything she does, and she's bringing that same level of charm, spunk, grace and all-around excellence to west suburban Chicago's Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, one-night-only, Saturday, November 4 at 8 p.m.