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!

Yes - Miss Carole is doing Virtual workshops, concerts and classroom visits from The Polka Dot Studio!
Fees are reasonable, reviews are raves!

February 2024

Saturday, February 3, 10 am

Early Childhood Lab School of Harper College, Palatine, IL
Family Concert!

Sunday, February 4, 4 pm

Our Redeemer Lutheran School, Madison, WI
Family Concert!

Tuesday, February 13, morning

Lincolnwood Child Care & Development Center, Lincolnwood, IL
Music classes for all students!

Thursdays, February 15 - March 14

Macaroni Soup Parent/Child Classes in Mt Prospect
at Trinity United Methodist Church
Winter Session #2
Tiny Tunes at 9:30 for 1.5-3 year olds
Sing'n'Shake at 10:15 for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday, February 20, 9 am

Crown Of Life Children's Academy, Fort Atkinson, WI
Annual Concert for Kids from 6 schools!

Wednesday, February 21, 10:15 am & 1:15 pm

Willow Springs Learning Center, Menomonee Falls, WI
Annual Concerts for Kids celebrating February Fun Week!

Saturday, February 24, 8 am - 12:40 pm    SOLD OUT

"Making Music With Infants!" 9:50 am
"Plant Seeds of Music in Toddler Brains & Bodies" 11:25 am

Tuesday, February 27, 9:45 am - 2:15 pm

Palos West Elementary School, Palos Park IL
4 Concerts for PreK and K's!

Thursday, February 29, ALL DAY!

43rd Annual IL-ASCD PreK, K and 1st Conference
Schaumburg, IL
"PUMP UP PRIMARY!"
Come visit me at Booth #419 in the Exhibit Hall.
Miss Carole's sharing 2 workshops today, repeating tomorrow:
"No Child Left on Their Behind!" 10:45 each day
"Moving Together - Relationship Building through Musical Games & Dances" 2:15 each day
Let's get moving and learning together at this fabulous conference - register TODAY!

March 2024

Friday, March 1, ALL DAY!

43rd Annual IL-ASCD PreK, K and 1st Conference
Schaumburg, IL
"PUMP UP PRIMARY!"
Come visit me at Booth #419 in the Exhibit Hall.
Miss Carole's sharing 2 workshops today:
"No Child Left on Their Behind!" 10:45
"Moving Together - Relationship Building through Musical Games & Dances" 2:15
Let's get moving and learning together at this fabulous conference - register TODAY!

Friday, March 8, 9 - 11 am

Oshkosh Early Learning Program, Oshkosh, WI
9 am - Family Concert
10 am - Noon Professional Development Workshop for teachers

Tuesday, March 12, morning

Lincolnwood Child Care & Development Center, Lincolnwood, IL
Music classes for all students

Wednesday, March 15, 9, 9:45, Noon, 12:45

Early Childhood Education Center of Wood Dale, IL
Four Concerts for Kids!

March 18-23: Macaroni Soup Tour of Iowa 2024!

Monday/Tuesday, March 18/19

Prairie Pride Preschools, Cedar Rapids
(5 Concerts!)

Tuesday, March 19th, 6:30 pm

North Liberty Community Library
Family Concert

Wednesday, March 20th, 10 am

Newton Public Library
Family Concert

Thursday, March 21st, 10:30 am

Norwalk Easter Public Library
Family Concert

Friday, March 22nd, 10:30 am

Ames Public Library
Family Concert

Saturday, March 23rd, 10 am

Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Family Concert

April 2024

Thursdays, April 4 - May 16

Macaroni Soup Parent/Child Classes in Mt Prospect
at Trinity United Methodist Church
Spring Session (6 weeks)
Tiny Tunes at 9:30 for 1.5-3 year olds
Sing'n'Shake at 10:15 for 3-5 year olds
Contact Miss Carole for registration info

Friday/Saturday, April 5/6 check schedule

UW-Whitewater Early Childhood Conference, Whitewater, WI
Building For The Future! Register HERE!
Back IN-PERSON again - YAY! Join me & many fabulous educators!
Friday, 12:30 - 3:30 Active Music For Active Learners: Brain Food, Body Fuel!
Saturday, 9:45-10:45 No Child Left on Their Behind!
1:00- 2:30 Developing Early Literacy Through Music

Tuesday/Wednesday, April 9/10

D.62 Early Learning Center, Des Plaines, IL
Six Concerts for Kids celebrating The Week Of The Young Child!

Thursday, April 11, 6 pm

Batavia Early Childhood Center, Batavia, IL
Family Concert for The Week Of The Young Child!

Friday, April 12, 10 am

River Forest Community Center, River Forest, IL
Concert for Kids and Families - Miss Carole's ba-ack!

Monday, April 15, 9:30 am - 3 pm

The Early Learning Center, Springfield, IL
Four Concerts for Kids
Lunch'n'Learning Workshop for Teachers

Wednesday, April 17, 10:15 & 11 am

Elk Grove Park District Preschool, Elk Grove Village, IL
Two Concerts for Kids!

Thursday, April 18, 6:00 pm

Holy Family Academy, Inverness, IL
Family Concert!

Tuesday, April 23, 10 am

New Horizons Preschool, Batavia, IL
Concert for Kids!

Thursday, April 25, 2, 5:30, 6:30 pm

Calhoun Smart Start, Hardin, IL
PreK Concert, Parent/infant & toddler class, Family Concert
Great to be back again this year in Calhoun County!

Friday, April 26, 11 am

Northwestern Early Childhood Programs CUSD#2, Palmyra, IL
Concert for Kids!

Saturday, April 27, 9 - 11:30 am

Community Child Care Connection (4-C), Springfield, IL
Workshop for teachers/caregivers:
"Sing, Move, LEARN!"
Register with sponsoring organization.

Tuesday, April 30, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Early Childhood Coalition of Lake County
Location: Condell Hospital, Libertyville, IL
Workshop: Music For Any Day, Any Season!
Register with sponsoring organization.

May 2024

Tuesday, April 7, 6:00 pm

Fox Valley Park District Preschool, Aurora, IL
SPRING FLING ANNUAL CONCERT FOR FAMILIES!

Tuesday, April 16, morning

Lincolnwood Child Care & Development Center, Lincolnwood, IL
Music classes for all students

June 2024

Wednesday, June 5, 10 am

St Barnabas School, Chicago, IL
Concert for Kids to celebrate a great year!

Thursdays, June 6 - 27

Macaroni Soup Parent/Child Classes in Mt Prospect
at Trinity United Methodist Church
Summer Session (4 weeks)
Tiny Tunes at 9:30 for 1.5-3 year olds
Sing'n'Shake at 10:15 for 3-5 year olds
Contact Miss Carole for registration info

Monday, June 24, 10 am

Wesley Child Care Center, Glenview, IL
Annual Concert for Kids!

Tuesday, June 25, 11 am

Junior Gan Israel Summer Camp, Evanston, IL
Concert for Kids!

July 2024

Friday, July 5, 1:00 pm

Village of Hoffman Estates
NORTHWEST FOURTH FEST!
Come sing & dance with Miss Carole in the Kid Zone!

IS MISS CAROLE COMING TO YOUR EVENT?
Call Miss Carole at 847-989-8071 to book your date now! Concerts, workshops and classes can be in person, as allowed, or virtual.

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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