Father’s day is a day that is gaining more notoriety in the coming years. Fathers are protesting the ugly ties, gangly shirts and opting to just spend some much needed time with their families. The good thing about an economy that is creating jobs is a father can feel okay about being able to enjoy father’s day. Because father’s day falls on the employed and the unemployed here are few paid and free events that all can enjoy leading up to father’s day, the special day Sunday June 16, 2013 and beyond.
Whether your dad is a sports fanatic, music lover, faith enthusiast or love opera there is something to do with dad for Father’s day. When speaking with dads you learn that being a father is a gift. Fathers are necessary in the life of families. So, whether you have been out of the picture for a while, work like a man that never needs sleep or just found out you are a father for the first time, its not too late or early to begin building memories as a father.
Celebrate Father’s day events:
Chicago Cubs $20-$260, in-field to the dugout .
Chicago White Sox Family Sundays 06/09/2013 $5 per ticket, $10 parking. Perks: Pre-game ceremony for honoring Manager, Tony LaRussa 1983 A.L. Cy Young Winner, LaMarr Hoyt, autograph session with players, balloonist, caricature artist, face painter, magnet art, post game kids run the bases. father/daughter day, 10,000 Kids jersey 1983 series, size extra large, given to kids aged 13 and under.
Chicago Bandits, 2008, 2011 National Professional Fast Pitch Champions, tickets are under $8.00 plus applicable tax, 27 Jenny Finch Way, Rosemont, Illinois 60018, 1-877-722-6348.
Schaumburg Boomers, $29-gets four tickets, four hotdogs, four sodas and post game autograph.
Looking for some real talk with men only, but its your night with the kids, this is for you
Men’s Fellowship 05/31/2013 , free 7:00 p.m. The GoHard for Christ youth group run by Pastor David Winston is in the same building, putting on a free House Party Jam , ages 13-19, $.25 going to charity for every youth that attends. Adult supervision will be present. Now you can do real talk with ease, you’re welcome.
06/12/2013 The Chicago Urban League Male improvement Program Father’s Day Picnic starts at 12 p.m, 845 West 69th Street.
06/15/2013, Marvin Sapp Concert, Country Club Hills Theatre, Country Club Hills , 7:00 p.m., 4116 West 183rd Street, Country Club Hills, Illinois 60478, tickets $25-$55 plus applicable fees.
06/16/2013 Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Second City-Second City Guide to the Opera-does a comedic parody of the opera show playing at the Opera house with audience seating on stage which is first come first seating for Father’s Day June 16, 2013. Tickets are $35-$75.
Whether your dad is a sports fanatic, music lover, faith enthusiast or love opera there is something to do with dad for Father’s day. When speaking with dads you learn that being a father is a gift. Fathers are necessary in the life of families. So, whether you have been out of the picture for a while, work like a man that never needs sleeps or just found out you are a father for the first time, its not too late or early to begin building memories as a father.
Chicago radio show LUTG RADIO is doing a series on Fatherhood for the month of June. The fathers interviewed give real answers on what it takes to be a father. The first in the series is retired Sergeant Minister Brandon Hutchinson. The series will begin airing June 3, 2013. Here is snippet of what Ret. Sergeant Hutchinson says about fatherhood, ” …I could no longer think about myself….family comes first….”. You can hear the entire interview on LUTG RADIO June 3, 2013.