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Don't Miss Upcoming Red Kite Events at Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center


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1) Winter Kite Flying Event at Millennium Park

Sunday January 30, 2011
10:00am - Noon: Kite Decorating at Chicago Cultural Center GAR Hall
Noon: Official Red Kite Launch in Wrigley Square, Millennium Park

You are invited to join in a free Winter Kite Flying Event to kick off the run of Red Kite Round Up and attract attention to autism awareness. Come decorate free red kites in the Chicago Cultural Center's GAR hall, and walk across the street to Wrigley Square in Millennium Park for kite flying. Stay warm with complimentary hot chocolate from Julius Meinl Coffee. We Hope to see you there!

2) Bilingual Presentation by Emily Iland, Author of "Autism A to Z"

Thursday, February 10, 2011
Chicago Cultural Center
10:00am: Coffee and meet and greet with Emily Iland
10:30am: Emily Iland's autism presentation in Spanish with Q&A
1:00pm: Emily Iland's autism presentation in English with Q&A

Chicago Children's Theatre and The Red Kite Project are hosting a presentation by Emily Iland, bilingual author of "Autism A to Z." Presentation will be offered in both Spanish and English. She will be fielding questions after the presentation.

3) Screening of The Red Kite Documentary by award-winning filmmaker Kerry Shaw Brown

Thursday, February 10, 2011
Chicago Cultural Center: Claudia Cassidy Room
12:00pm: Film Screening

In this feature length documentary, award-winning filmmaker Kerry Shaw Brown spends two years following the efforts of artistic director Jacqueline Russell and Chicago Children's Theatre to create a new theatre initiative for children with autism and their families. See behind the scenes interviews and footage of how The Red Kite Project came to be.

4) Bilingual performances of Red Kite Round Up

Saturday, February 12, 2011 (10:00am, 11:45am, and 1:30pm)
Pritzker Pavilion Choral Rehearsal Room, Millennium Park

Chicago Children's Theatre will be offering bilingual Spanish performances of Red Kite Round Up on Saturday, February 12 at 10:00am, 11:45am, and 1:30pm.

Show Information

February 1 - February 20, 2011
Multiple Shows a Day
Pritzker Pavilion Choral Rehearsal Room
Millennium Park

*New March performances added for shows at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston Hospital

For more information about any of these events, or to purchase tickets to Red Kite Round Up, visit or call 773-227-0180 x 15

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