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The Boogers to Perform at Wonder Works 2009 Sunday Concert Series January 25

Oak Park, Illinois - January 13, 2009 - Wonder Works, a Childrens Museum in Oak Park, welcomes The Boogers to the 2009 Sunday Concert Series on January 25 at 4pm.

With a Ph.D in Developmental Psychology from Loyola University, musician Paul Crowe (aka Crusty Booger) blends entertainment with education featuring call and response, rhyme, dance, while performing new lyrics and songs. Known for their offbeat approach to music, The Boogers provide enjoyment for children and families of all ages. For more information on The Boogers visit Tickets are $5 for members, $7 for non-members and free for children under age one.

This years concert series is underwritten by Mattel Inc. on behalf of Eugene P. Beard and the Nancy Jones Beard Foundation.

Other 2009 Concert Series performances include:

  • Known as "The First Lady of Children's Music," Ella Jenkins, a Chicago native who has been educating children through her call-and-response song style for over 50 years, will perform Sunday, February 22 at 4pm. Jenkins sings in many languages, exposing her audiences to diverse cultures and promoting greater cultural awareness. Tickets are $10 for members and $14 for non-members. Tickets are limited.
  • Join Wonder Works in welcoming award-winning songwriter Thaddeus Rex as he performs on Sunday, March 22 at 4pm. Rex's show, "Read Like A Rock Star", is described by the Washington Post as part Monty Python, part Dr. Seuss, Thaddeus Rex travels around the country promoting reading, writing and rockin' music. Tickets are $7 for members, $10 for non-members and free for children under age one.

On concert days, Wonder Works closes at 3:30pm, but remain open for concertgoers. All concerts begin at 4pm. To learn more about the Sunday Concert Series, visit or call 708-383-4815.

About Wonder Works
Wonder Works, a Children's Museum in Oak Park, provides a hands-on environment intended to strengthen the social, emotional and intellectual development of children up to age 10. The 6,400 square foot museum, located at 6445 West North Avenue in Oak Park, includes exhibits, educational programming, a retail store and a children's party room. The museum is open Wednesday thru Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday noon to 5 pm. Admission is $5 per person and free for members and children under age one. For more information about field trips, birthday parties and after-hours parties call 708.383.4815 or visit