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Brazilian Carnaval Matinee 2019

Carnaval is not just a celebration for adults, children love it too! Event is dedicated to the whole family.

- When: Sunday, March 10, 2019. Bring your kids. Invite your friends...
- What: Live Brazilian music by the Chicago Samba. Full band & Show with dancers in Carnaval costumes...
- Age Limit: ALL AGES, Family event. MUST BE 21 AND/OR OLDER TO DRINK ALCOHOL.
- Admission fee at the door: $10.00 - Day of the event. After 1:30pm. Cash only!. (FREE Kids 12 and under, must be with an adult).
- Event's Time: Doors at 2:00pm - Music starts at 3:00pm and goes until 6:00pm
- Venue's info: S. J. Gregory Auditorium
- Where: 5649 North Sheridan Road - Chicago, IL 60660. (by LSD and Sheridan Road)
- Directions: From 1 North Chicago Street (Downtown Chicago): Click here
- Parking: Free parking, huge lot. Wheelchair accessible.

- Note 1: There will be Samba dance class Edilson Lima, Samba steps during the breaks. For Edilson's Page Click here
- Note 2: Became a friend of the Chicago Samba at Facebook page Click here
- Note 3: Traditional Brazilian Food provided by Sinha Elegant Cuisine, for a separate charge. For Sinha's Page Click here for more information.
- Note 4: Beverages Caipirinhas, Guaraná, Beer and wine will be available during the event for a separate charge.
- Note 5: DJ Nogueira, will be spinning the latest of Brazilian music and kids music as well.
- Note 6: Rosa Cline will be doing face painting. Dani Deghi & Priscila Carvalho will take care of the kids activities.
- Note 7: Little note about Carnaval.
Carnaval is one of the most important Brazilian festivities and it is known as the Greatest Show on Earth. Kids and families in the matinee will enjoy the marchinhas (tradicional Carnaval songs), high-energy drums of batucada by Chicago Samba.
Whether you are Brazilian or any other nationality, bringing your family to the first Brazilian Carnaval Matinee. Help to promote awareness on how different cultures make our world a better and more fun place to live!
By exposing your children to other cultures, you help them to understand the concept of diversity, and give them the opportunity to learn about history, religion, geography, etc. They also learn to accept who are different rather than judge them. Being kind and respectful go beyond borders. Celebrating with music and dance is a way to encourage the new generation to experience cross-cultural interactions.