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.

 

HERE'S WHAT'S COOKIN' AT MACARONI SOUP!

August 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 7:00 pm

National Night Out against Crime - Party in the Park!
South Elgin's award-winning Family Night
in Jim Hansen Park
We're ba-ack! Though our concert is at 7 pm, bring the kids from 6 - 8:30 pm - there's lots to do! Meet Captain Jack Sparrow, watch Tom Boz' Strolling Magic, grab sinner and play lots of games! A great event for families! Check it out here: South Elgin Night Out Against Crime!

Friday, August 5, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

40th Annual Concordia Early Childhood Conference,
Concordia University, River Forest, IL
Miss Carole's workshops:
9:15 a.m. Phonological Awareness Through Active Music
1:15 p.m. Dancing Feet!
For registration and info: Early Childhood Conference

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

Niles Public Library, 6960 W. Oakton St, Niles, IL
Bibliobop Program - Macaroni Soup Family Concert!
Come sing and dance with Miss Carole and Clarence!

Saturday, August 13, 10 a.m. - Noon

Villa Park Parks and Rec at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park, 320 E. Kenilworth, Villa Park
BIG RIGS AND KIDS / SUPER SENSATIONAL SATURDAY MORNING!
Join Miss Carole and Clarence for a rocking good time, then check out the Police & Fire Dept vehicles plus trucks, and smaller equipment! It's all hands-on!

Saturday, August 13, 1:15 p.m.

Park Ridge Park District HINKLEY FEST!
25 W. Busse, Park Ridge
This festival runs Thursday - Sunday - with rides, food and fun! Join Miss Carole and Clarence for a sing-along, dance-along concert, then enjoy all the other activities!

The Rest Of August - guess what Miss Carole's doing - YES! I'm recording a new cd! You are WELCOME to keep checking back for a release date later this Fall - it'll have squirrels, pumpkins, vehicle songs - and so much more! Whoo hoo!

September 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm

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!
For info: Premier Showcase

Friday, September 16, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

First Baptist Academy, Hendersonville, North Carolina Professional Development Workshop:
"ACTIVE MUSIC: Sing! Dance! Learn!"

Wednesday - Friday, September 21 - 23, 9 am - 3 pm

Iowa Youth Services Showcase Tour
Wednesday - Davenport East Branch Library
Thursday - Waverly Library
Friday - Jefferson Library

Monday, September 26, 9:30 a.m. & 1:10 p.m.

Willow Springs Early Learning Center,
Menomonee Falls, WI
Our annual visit to this wonderful center full of great teachers and an ever-changing array of delightful children! Can't wait to share songs and dances - new and old!

Friday, September 30, 7:00 p.m.

Helen Plum Library, 110 W. Maple Street, Lombard, IL
FAMILY CONCERT!
We're back for another great evening of music!

October 2016

Monday, October 3, 9:00 a.m.

Cross Lutheran School, Yorkville, IL
Kids & Families Concert! Can't wait to meet you!

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

St Robert Bellarmine School, Chicago, IL
Concert for Kids!
So great to come back to this energetic group!

Wednesday, October 5, 7:00 p.m.

St Robert Bellarmine School, Chicago, IL
Parent Workshop:
"Making Music = Making Smarter Kids!"

Friday, October 5, all day!

GEM Conference 20th Anniversary
at the Bible Church, Pontiac, IL
Miss Carole is the Closing Keynote and will present a breakout session!
Breakout: 11 a.m. "Tiny Tunes for Toddlers!"
Closing Keynote: 2:00 p.m. "Sing Your Way Home with Pockets Full of Songs and Movement Activities!"
So nice to be invited to return for a big celebration!

Monday, October 10, 10:00 a.m.

Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect, Elmhurst, IL
Family Concert! Grab the kids on their day off from school and come raise the roof with Miss Carole and Clarence!

Wednesday, October 12, 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Iowa Library Association Fall Conference,
Grand River Center, Dubuque, IA
Pre-Conference Professional Development Session for Youth Librarians: "Music and Literacy: The Importance of Music in the Lives of Young Children"
Info: ILA publication (scroll down to conference agenda)

Friday - Sunday, October 14-16

The Children's Music Network Annual Conference,
Los Gatos, CA
Miss Carole and over 125 musicians, librarians, songwriters, performers and parents are heading to the beautiful Presentation Center to immerse ourselves in networking, friend-making, and all things children's music!
For info: Children's Music Network.
Join me - it's been enhancing my teaching for 20 years!

Saturday, October 22, 8 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

DuPage AEYC Annual Conference, Naperville, IL
Miss Carole returns to this great opportunity for learning to present 2 workshops:
The Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along Workshop - Part 1 and Part 2!
Keep checking HERE for registration info as it becomes available.

Monday, October 24, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Cross Lutheran School, Yorkville, IL
Professional Development workshop:
"ACTIVE MUSIC: Brain Food, Body Fuel!"

Wednesday, October 26, 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Fox Valley Park District, Aurora, IL
Professional Development workshop:
"More Music & Movement Ideas for the EC Classroom"
Miss Carole returns to work with these super teachers who are so dedicated to make developmentally appropriate music a priority in their classes!

 

IS MISS CAROLE COMING TO YOUR EVENT?
Call Miss Carole at 847-384-1404 to book your date now!

She travels all over the world from her Chicago home base to bring developmentally appropriate, educationally sound and wonderfully engaging music and movement to children and the adults who care for them.

TO SCHEDULE A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP, CLASSROOM VISIT(S) OR CONCERT, CALL WELL IN ADVANCE TO INSURE YOU GET THE DATE YOU REALLY WANT.

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