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The Whistler

Spring is here in Chicago and things are warming up in the Windy City. Warmer temperatures means that there's even more to do in the city, as markets open their doors and song and dance fill the air (no, really!). Most of the options in our list are free things to do in Chicago this month, with a few that will run you less than $10.

Here are 12 free things to do in April that shouldn't be missed.

360 Chicago

There's absolutely nothing going on this weekend in Chicago... April Fools! Did you really believe that? We're welcoming April this weekend with some fun, sweet and savory events you can't miss. There's a two-day bacon fest; a crazy colorful cake shake that's basically an Easter treat for adults; and a nightly sky series at 360 Chicago that has something for everyone: craft beer, yoga and more. It's time to make your weekend plans — here's our top picks.

Stomping Grounds for Chicago Dance Month

Spring has arrived in Chicago and there's so much to celebrate, from blooming flowers to the sunshine and blue skies peeping out from behind the clouds. Chicago Dance Month — which kicked off April 1 — ushers in spring with over 50 performances, classes, open rehearsals and more. Here are five ways to literally leap into spring during Chicago Dance Month.

Hedwig Dances, part of Chicago Dance Month

Fasten your seat belts! April takes off with Chicago Dance Month, jam-packed with site-specific happenings and performances in public venues and neighborhoods throughout the city. Chicago Dance Month offers many ways to discover our city's energetic and varied dance scene with more than 50 performances, events, and classes.

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