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Susan Salidor to Kick Off Wonder Works Fall Concert Series

Noted children's singer/songwriter will perform a family concert on Sunday, October 16

OAK PARK, Illinois - October 7, 2005 - Wonder Works, a Children's Museum in Oak Park, kicks off its fall and winter concert series on Sunday, October 16 at 4pm with a performance by Susan Salidor. Salidor is an award-winning singer and songwriter; her first performance last year at Wonder Works nearly sold out and was well received by children and parents alike.

Her latest recording, Come and Make a Circle, received the prestigious Parents' Choice award.

The concert will begin at 4pm, and the museum will have special hours that day. Wonder Works will close at 3:30pm for non-ticket holders and will remain open until 6pm for the concert.

Salidor's show will be followed by Chicago favorite Jim Gill. Gill's concert will be Sunday, November 20 and will be a record release party.

This year, concertgoers can purchase individual concert tickets or season tickets for all five concerts. Individual tickets are $5 for members and $8 for non-members. Season tickets are $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Season tickets and tickets to Susan Salidor are on sale at the museum. Jim Gill tickets will go on sale Saturady, October 22 at 10am. Wonder Works is located at 6445 W. North Avenue, Oak Park. For more information, 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 through Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday noon to 5pm. Memberships are available. For more information about field trips, birthday parties and after-hours parties, call 708.383.4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.