Music with Mr. Nick
Join Mr. Nick (Nicholas Davio) for a jam session in the playroom!
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Included with Drop-In Admission!
Nicholas Davio is a Chicago-based music director, multi-instrumentalist, teaching artist and songwriter who holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Millikin University, with an emphasis in Vocal Performance. Notable theater credits as Music Director include Shelly Duvall's: Women Under the Influence Theatre. (Salonathon and Steppenwolf's LookOut Presents). The David Bowie Variety Hour (MCA Chicago). Frederick and A Year with Frog and Toad (Chicago Children's Theatre). Alien Queen (Scooty and JoJo). Rent (Columbia College Chicago). Big River (Bohemian Theatre Ensemble). The Spitfire Grill and The Robber Bridegroom (Chicago Academy for the Arts). He currently holds teaching artist positions at The Old Town School of Folk Music and Chicago Children’s Theatre. Nicholas also served as the rehearsal guitarist for the Chicago production of Million Dollar Quartet for 5 years, and has been nominated twice in the "Musical Direction" category by the Jeff Awards committee.
Child Abuse: Everything You Need to Know
Preventing abuse starts with parents and caregivers teaching children about healthy relationships, sexual development, privacy and boundaries. Empowering parents and caregivers to have these tough conversations with their children and the adults who care for them is crucial.
Join expert Mirella Alexis for an informative discussion on keeping your family safe including:
- Preventing, recognizing, responding to and reporting abuse
- Recognizing trauma
- Strategies to support children, families and yourself
Thursday, March 8
Individual Ticket: $25
Couples Ticket: $40
Mirella is a survivor of abuse and has made it her mission to give as many people the education, tools, and confidence they need to help prevent child abuse. Mirella graduated with honors with a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Columbia College. In early 2016, Mirella founded Chicago Nanny Training Day to spread her love and knowledge about Early Childhood Education. Mirella is a firm proponent that early intervention is key in preventing and detecting child abuse and has founded Mirella Alexis, LLC which has partnered with several organizations including The Chicago Children’s Advisory Council.