Step away from the green bean casserole.
The Rink at Wrigley
What: Lace up your blades of glory at the just-opened 9,800-square-foot skating spot.
Why: Get warm with soup across the street at Rockit Bar & Grill (take half off when you show your rink pass).
When: Rink, Mon.-Thurs., 2-9 p.m.; Fri., 2-11 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Holiday hours, today, 2-6 p.m.; Fri., closed.) Rockit, Mon.-Wed., 5 p.m.-midnight; Thurs. & Fri., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-midnight.
Where: Rink, Addison & Clark Sts. (312-617-7101). Rockit, 3700 N. Clark St., at Waveland Ave. (773-645-4400).
Warming Ginger Massage
What: An expert rubdown with ginger spice massage oil energizes and warms winter-weary muscles.
Why: Sixty (or more) minutes in heaven.
When: Daily, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: The Spa at Trump, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, 401 N. Wabash Ave., at Kinzie St. (312-588-8020).
What: New game from a local company gets you racing to make lists in quirky categories (i.e., ways to stay awake in meetings).
Why: You’re a family that plays together.
When: You’re Uno-ed out.
Where: Online at shop.infunitum.com.
Hearty’s Family Supper
What: Oh, come, all ye hungry for three-course, prix fixe family-style platters and bowls.
Why: Southern-fried chicken, Yankee pot roast, apple crisp.
When: Every Sun., 5-9 p.m.
Where: 3819 N. Broadway St., between Sheridan Rd. & Grace St. Reservations (recommended) at 773-868-9866.
In Your Pj’s
What: Go ahead — we dare you not to take them off for two days.
Why: You need cold comforts.
When: There’s no time like the present (opening).
Where: At home or at the ’rents’. Why not the grocery store while you’re at it?
Photo: Masochismtango / Flickr