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

March 2015

Thursday/Friday, March 5-6 all day!

34th Annual ASCD Pre-K - Kindergarten Conference!
Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center
1551 Thoreau Drive North, Schaumburg, IL
Miss Carole will be presenting 5 workshops - and be happy to talk with you in the Exhibit Hall about coming to your school for a workshop or concert!
Thursday:
10:15 Flannelboard Songs: Make'n'Take with Miss Carole! (limited to 30)
1:15 Polka Dots! Developmentally Appropriate Music & Movement for PreK/K
Friday:
8:45 Flannelboard Songs: Make'n'Take with Miss Carole! (limited to 30)
1:15 Polka Dots! Developmentally Appropriate Music & Movement for PreK/K
2:30 Early Childhood SongSwap - bring a song to share!
For registration and conference info: www.illinoisascd.org/prekk/

Saturday, March 7, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

18th Annual Infant Toddler Conference:
"Open the Door to Tomorrow!"
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
12:30 - 2 p.m. - Miss Carole's "I'm Singing, I'm Dancing, I'm Learning!" workshop
Click here for registration and conference info

Monday, March 9, 6:00 p.m.

Staunton and A.R.Graiff Elementary Schools, Staunton, IL Family Concert - we're ba-ack for more musical fun!

Tuesday, March 10, all day long!

The Early Learning Center, Springfield, IL
Miss Carole and Clarence are spending the whole day - Concerts for Kids and Family Concerts to celebrate early childhood literacy! Nice to be back!

Friday, March 13, 6:30 p.m.

St Peter's Lutheran School, Schaumburg, IL
Family Concert for PreK and K families!
Don't miss this one!

Monday, March 16, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Communities United, Lexington, MA
Professional Development Day
Keynote: ACTIVE MUSIC: Brain Food, Body Fuel

Tuesday, March 17, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Woburn Creative Start, Woburn, MA
Two Concerts for Kids!

Saturday, March 21, 9 a.m. - Noon

College of Lake County - Early Education Committee
3-hour Professional Development Workshop for teachers/caregivers
Topic: "Music and Movement: Brain Food, Body Fuel!" Includes a make'n'take flannelboard segment!
For info: Jennifer at 847-543-2220

Monday, March 30, 2:00 & 6:30 p.m.

Dallas City Elementary School, Dallas City, IL
An afternoon Concert for Kids and a Family Night Concert!
Dallas City kids will be recharging their brains with lots of singing, dancing and learning through music!

Tuesday/Wednesday March 31/April 1, daytime

Prairie Pride Preschool, Cedar Rapids, IA
Five Concerts for Kids!
Hello Everybody - we're back in Iowa!

April 2015

Wednesday, April 1 -

no foolin' - we're still in Cedar Rapids, IA!

Wednesday, April 8, 10:30 a.m.

Norridge Park District Preschool, Norridge, IL
Concert for Kids!

Wednesday, April 8, 6:30 p.m.

Little Lambs Preschool at Trinity Lutheran Church
Herscher, IL
Family Concert for current and future students and their families! Let the musical rumpus begin!

Friday, April 10, 9:30 a.m.

Norton Creek Elementary School, West Chicago, IL
Family Concert for the Early Childhood Family Enrichment Program

Friday/Saturday, April 10-11

37th Annual Early Childhood Conference
UW-Whitewater, WI
Come say hello to us in the Exhibit Hall on Friday. Workshops on Saturday:
8:30 am: Active Music for Active Learners!
9:45 am: Flannelboard Fun with Music!
3:30 pm: ECC Hootenanny, emceed by Miss Carole!
For conference info and registration: http://www.uww.edu/ce/camps/other-camps-events/ecc

THE WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD - April 13 - 18

Monday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.

Galva Elementary School, Galva, IL
We're excited to visit for a Family Concert - first timers!
Go Galva!

Tuesday, April 14, 9:30 a.m. & 12:45 & 6:30 p.m.

Douglas School, Princeton, IL
Two concerts for Kids and a Family Night Concert It's great to return for our annual day with this great community!

Wednesday, April 15, 6:30 p.m.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Glenview, IL
We're back for another Family Night with this fun group!

Thursday, April 16, 6:30 p.m.

Holy Family Academy, Inverness, IL
Family Night Concert - get your dancing shoes on, HFA!

Monday, April 20, 9:45 a.m. & 1:45 p.m.

Hawthorne Early Childhood School, Wheeling, IL
We're back for two Concerts for Kids - and we look forward to lunch with the teachers:-}

Tuesday, April 21, 6:30 p.m.

Bolingbrook Park District Preschool, Bolingbrook, IL
Family Night in Your PJ's Concert!
Bring a blankie and be ready to boogie!

Monday, April 27, 6:30 p.m.

Summit County Preschool, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Family Concert - we're returning! Long time, no see!

Tuesday, April 28, 6:30 p.m.

Greece Public Library, Vince Tofany Blvd, Rochester, NY
Family Concert! Grab the kids and put on your dancin' shoes!

Wednesday, April 29, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Central Library of Rochester, NY
Professional Development Workshop for librarians

Wednesday, April 29, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Greece Public Library, Vince Tofany Blvd, Rochester, NY
Workshop for parents, grandparents, teachers and caregivers

Thursday, April 30, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Pioneer Library Systems, Canandaigua, NY PD
Workshop: Active Music: Brain Food, Body Fuel!" for children's librarians

May 2015

Monday, May 4, 10:30 a.m.

Chicago Public Library - West Town Branch
1625 W. Chicago Ave
Family Concert - join us for our first visit to this library - we'll sing, dance and a giggle is guaranteed!

Wednesday, May 5, 6:30 p.m.

Children's Home and Aid, sponsor
First United Presbyterian Church, Belleville, IL
Family Concert! Thanks for inviting us to return - we're bringing the fun!

Thursday, May 6, 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Middletown Prairie Elementary School, Mahomet, IL
Two Concerts for Kids - we're so excited to return for our annual visit - in the brand-new facility! Bet the kids and teachers are the same-old GREAT!

Friday, May 8, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Reaching Forward Conference,
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL
LIBRARIANS! Come say hello to Clarence and Miss Carole of Macaroni Soup in the Exhibit Hall! Book for this Fall onsite and get a discount! Leave us your business card and you'll be in a drawing for prizes! Wear polka dots and go home with Miss Carole's latest cd, "Polka Dots!"

Tuesday, May 12, 10:00 a.m.

Immaculate Conception School, Chicago, IL
Family Concert! Who knows - a Snowball Freeze Fight could break out - it's Chicago, after all!

Thursday, May 14, 9:30 a.m. & 12:15 p.m.

Rhodes Elementary School, River Grove, IL
Two Family Concerts! It's time for our annual visit - can't wait to see everyone! Give me a High 5!

Friday, May 22, Noon

Devonshire Preschool at the Skokie Park District, IL Family Concert to celebrate another great year - thanks for including us again!

Wednesday, May 27, 10:00 a.m.

Geneva Public Library, 127 James Street, Geneva, IL
Annual Family Concert to kick-off the Summer Reading Program!
Call the library to sign up: 630-232-0893

Saturday, May 30, 3:30 p.m.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Arlington Heights, IL
Family Concert - come sing and dance with Miss Carole and Clarence!
Call the library for ticketing info: 847-870-3296

June 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 10:00 a.m.

Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Ave, Park Ridge, IL
Family Concert to kick-off the Summer Reading Program!
Call the library for ticketing info: 847-825-4527

Saturday, June 6, 10:00 a.m.

Bartlett Public Library, 800 S. Bartlett Rd, Bartlett, IL
Annual Family Concert! We always have such fun - grab the kids and come on in!

Monday, June 22, 6:00 p.m.

Seneca Public Library, 210 N. Main St, Seneca, IL
Family Concert! Hooray - let's sing a song of Summer!

Friday, June 26, 7:00 p.m.

Miss Carole's "Theater Stories and Songs" class will showcase their production for invited guests.

Monday, June 29, 6:30 p.m.

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Avenue, Ames, IA
Family Concert! We're excited to visit a few Iowa libraries for the first time! Come in and sing and dance your cares away!

Tuesday, June 30, 10:00 a.m.

Fort Dodge Public Library
424 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA
Family Concert! Grab the kids, friends and neighbors - we're waiting for you!

July 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Cedar Falls Public Library
524 Main Street, Cedar Falls, IA
Two Family Concerts!
Miss Carole is pleased to return to the area where she spent a couple of years on KWWL-TV! Now it's time to sing'n'dance with a new generation! Perhaps a Snowball Freeze Fight will break out, too! Yippee!

Monday, July 6, 8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

SDE "I Teach K!" National Conference
Las Vegas, NV
Carole will present 4 different workshops (NOT while spinning plates on a stick!) for this great gathering of teachers!
For more information: Staff Development for Educators

Thursday, July 9, 10:00 a.m.

Wesley Child Care Center, Glenview, IL
Annual Summer Camp Concert for Kids - this place will be jumpin'!

Friday, July 10, 10:00 a.m.

Kindercare - Schaumburg campus Concert for Kids!

Friday/Saturday, July 17/18

East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2015 Early Childhood Conference
Miss Carole will be presenting 4 featured sessions, including "Ka-Boom, KA-BOOM!" with Mary Jo Huff to wrap up two days of learning and sharing!
For more information: ETSU EC Conference.

Saturday, July 25, 3:00 p.m.

Three Rivers Public Library, Channahon, IL, sponsor
Join Miss Carole and Clarence for a Family Concert at SKATELAND in Channahon! Now this is a first - and it's gonna be a blast!

Friday, July 31, 2:00 p.m.

Miss Carole's "Summer Stock Theater Camp" will perform their musical production in Park Ridge - contact Carole for information.

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

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