Mother’s Day is on Sunday. What are you making yourself for breakfast in bed? Hee! Hee!
There are a number of special events tied to mamas this week, so we thought we’d make it easy for your family by putting them all in one place. Some of these are opportunities for your children to make or buy unique gifts for the special moms, aunts, grandmothers, etc. in their lives. In other words, you might want to leave your web browser open to this page so your spouse can see it!
If you know of an event that should be included here, please note it in the comments section or let us know by email to email@example.com. We’ll update this guide – which is in chronological order -- all week.
Art for Mom: Water Street Studios in Batavia is hosting a unique event called the “Mothers Day Drive Thru” to help you purchase a favorite piece of art for a special mom. Items can be purchased at the studio on Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 5 p.m., with the cost of items dropping throughout the week, along with the range of artwork available. The cost per bag will be $40 on Saturday -- the final day -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Crafty Gifts: Michaels Craft Stores in Geneva, Oswego and North Aurora are holding several “Make-It Take-It” events this week tied to Mothers Day. On Wednesday, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., kids ages 3 and up can make mom a handcrafted frame. On Friday, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., kids ages 3 and up can make a clay pot jewelry holder with the purchase of the clay pot.
1890s Mamas: Starting Friday through Sunday, Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago will be holding a “Moms Weekend” with a focus on the role moms played in the 1890s. This is a free event.