Upcoming Concerts and Workshops

Please note: Events marked with the dancing rat are open to the public.  
Call ahead for library shows,  as they often have reservation procedures.


August 2015

Sunday, August 2, afternoon

City of Tuscola, Illinois
New Toddler Playground dedication!
Family Concert - and playtime before and after!

Monday, August 3, 11:00 a.m.

Orland Park Public Library
14921 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park
Family Concert! Miss Carole and Clarence are back for our annual visit to sing, High 5, Dance - and maybe a Snowball Freeze Fight will break out!

Tuesday, August 4, 7:00 p.m.

National Night Out Against Crime, South Elgin, IL
Family Concert - join Miss Carole and Clarence making music under the stars! Sponsored by the South Elgin Police Department.

Wednesday, August 5, 10:00 a.m.

Little Lambs of Faith Early Childhood Center
at Faith Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights, IL
Family Concert with Macaroni Soup! Enrolled families and prospective families are invited to share the musical fun with Miss Carole and Clarence!

Thursday, August 6, 10:00 a.m.

KinderCare Learning Center of Tinley Park, IL
Concert for Kids!

Friday, August 7 all day Rat

39th Annual Concordia University Chicago
Early Childhood Conference

River Forest, IL
This conference is a wonderful opportunity for professional development hours! For information and registration call 708-209-3538 or email here.
Miss Carole is presenting 2 workshops:
9:15 a.m. Active Music: Brain Food, Body Fuel!
1:15 p.m. Highly Singable Songs and Fingerplays!

Monday, August 10, 10:30 a.m.

Creme de la Creme of Glenview
Concert for Kids!

Tuesday, August 11, 10:00 & 11:00 a.m.

Aurora Early Learning Center, Aurora, IL
Two Concerts for Kids! Our annual Summer visit - yea!

Wednesday, August 12, 10:00 a.m.

Christy's Home Daycare, New Lenox, IL
Concert for Kids!

Friday, August 21, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

The Goddard School of Vernon Hills, IL
Professional Development for teachers:
"Music and Movement - Brain Food, Body Fuel!"

Monday, August 24, 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Temple Preschool, New Bern, North Carolina
Professional Development workshop:
"Active Music: Bringing Joy to the Classroom!"

Tuesday, August 25, 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Ravinia Nursery School, Highland Park, IL
Professional Development workshop:
"Music and Movement - Brain Food, Body Fuel!"

September 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 9:45 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

CCSD 93 Early Childhood Center, Bloomingdale, IL
Two Concerts for Kids! Bring on the music, light up those brains and bodies!

Wednesday, September 16, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Premier Showcase at
Abbington Distinctive Banquets, Glen Ellyn, IL
Come talk with Miss Carole about your assembly, family night, in-house field trip and professional development needs! Book your date at the event and get a discount! Check the Premier Showcase website for Macaroni Soup's stage time, and come ready to sing along! Get your tickets before September 10!

Saturday, September 19, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

APECHI (Association of Providers of Early Childhood Ed in Chicago)
WHERE: Belmont Library, Chicago
WHAT: Professional Development workshop: "Music & Movement: Brain Food, Body Fuel!"
Contact Marlene for registration info.

Sunday, September 20, 3:30 p.m.

Peaceful Hearts Lutheran Church, Plainfield, IL
Family Concert for the Church Picnic!
Yup, Miss Carole and Clarence are "Going on a Picnic!"

Tuesday, September 22, 11:30 a.m.

St David's Nursery School, Glenview, IL
Family Picnic Show in the meadow!
We love love love this annual event!

Thursday, September 24, 9:30 & 10:30 a.m.

Macaroni Soup Music Classes FALL SESSION begins!
WHERE: The South Church, Mt Prospect, IL
WHAT: 9:30 - Tiny Tunes for 18 mos - 2.5 year olds with adult 10:30 - Sing'n'Shake for 2.5 - 4 year olds with adult
To register contact carole@MacaroniSoup.com or call 847-384-1404

Saturday, September 26, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

McLean County Family Child Care Association - professional development
WHERE: Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center, Bloomington, IL
WHAT: Full-day seminar: "ACTIVE MUSIC: Brain Food, Body Fuel!"
For info/registration: MCFCCA

Monday, September 28, 9:30 a.m. & 1:10 p.m.

Willow Springs Learning Center,
Menomonee Falls, WI
Annual Kid Concerts with the great students and staff - YIPPEE!

Wednesday, September 30, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

"Sharing A Vision" 14th Biennial Conference
Crown Plaza Hotel, Springfield, IL
Miss Carole is back to present a workshop!
Active Music for Active Learners!
For info/registration: Sharing a Vision

Wednesday, September 20, 6:30 p.m.

Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL
Trutter Center
"Healthy Family Concert" sponsored by Student United Way of LLCC

October 2015

Thursday, October 1, 6:30 p.m.

Fox Valley Park District, Aurora, IL
Family Night Concert with Miss Carole and Clarence!

Monday, October 5, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Plainfield Public Library District, Plainfield, IL
Professional Development workshop for librarians:
Do-Re-Mi to A-B-C: The Connection Between Music and Early Literacy"

Thursday, October 8, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Macaroni Soup class begins
at The South Church, Mt Prospect
"Fall Fun for 4's and 5's" - email Carole for info.

Friday, October 9, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

RAILS - Reaching Across IL Library System
professional development workshop
WHERE: Joliet Public Library, Black Road Branch
Workshop: "ACTIVE MUSIC: Brain Food, Body Fuel!"
For info: RAILS

Monday, October 12, 3:00 p.m.

KinderCare Learning Corporation
Fall Professional Development Day
Rolling Meadows, IL
Closing Keynote: "Do-Re-Mi to A-B-C: Making the Connection Between Participatory Music and Early Literacy!"

Wednesday, October 14, 9:00 a.m.

St Robert Bellarmine School, Chicago, IL
Kid Concert with Miss Carole and Clarence!

Wednesday, October 14, 6:30 p.m.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Glenview, IL
Family Concert - we're back! Let's kick up our heels again!

Friday - Sunday, October 16 - 18 all weekend!

The Children's Music Network International Conference
IL State Beach Conference Center, Zion, IL
If you sing with children in any capacity, you want to be here! Dozens of excellent workshops (including one by Miss Carole!), nightly Song Swaps, a tribute toward guiding hand Pete Seeger and a not-to-miss Keynote by Stuart Stotts! Special day rates for teachers, or do the whole weekend. I wouldn't miss this for anything!
INFO: The Children's Music Network, or email Carole for details!

Tuesday, October 20, 9:30 a.m.

Stickney Township Youth Commission, IL
Intergenerational Concert - mature and youngsters singing and dancing together!
Stickney Township Building, Stickney

Wednesday, October 21, 10:00 a.m.

Stickney Township Youth Commission, IL
Intergenerational Concert - let's do it again!
Louis S Viverito Senior Center, Burbank

Call Miss Carole at 847-384-1404 to book your date now!


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