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1440 N. Humboldt Dr.,Chicago,IL
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Earth Day 5K and Green Market

when: Apr 27, 2013 at 9:00 am

where: Humboldt Park, Race starts and ends in Humboldt Park, 1440 N. Humboldt Dr., Chicago, IL

cost: Race participation fee is $30-$35 for adults; $20-$25 for kids. No charge for market admission.

ages: All ages

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The family-friendly race (strollers welcome) cuts through beautiful, verdant Humboldt Park. When it winds down, kids ages 4-10 can sprint in a 100-yard dash. After the adrenaline surge, check out a market featuring about two dozen eco-friendly vendors.

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Sunday, April 20

adler-exterior

Soak Up Sunshine at Adler Planetarium

when: Mar 22, 2014 - Apr 27 at Museum hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

where: Museum Campus, Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

ages: All ages

the scoop:

In honor of spring break, the Planetarium is planning something out of this world. As… read more
lyle-lifeline

A Crocodile Play That Rocks

when: Apr 20 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

where: Rogers Park, Lifeline Theater, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $15; Stories Come Alive is $5 per child

ages: 5 & up

the scoop:

“Lyle Finds His Mother” is a play based on the book by Bernard Waber. In it,… read more
Kids Weekend Events 8

The Exhibit That Brings Extinction to Light

when: Mar 22, 2014 - Dec 31 at Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $9/adults; $6/children 3-12; free for children under 3

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Introduce the kids to the concept of species loss at Nature’s Struggle: Survival & Extinction. The… read more
School Kids

Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

when: Oct 16, 2013 - May 4

where: Hyde Park, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Entry is not included in the museum’s general admission and requires an additional timed-entry ticket, which is $9 for adults and seniors and $7 for children 3-11

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Mouse around at the newest exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, which whisks… read more
kohl-japan

Travel to Japan in Glenview

when: Feb 1, 2014 - Jul 14 at Mon., 9:30 a.m.–noon. (9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. June–August); Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m; Sun., noon–5 p.m.

where: Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, Il

cost: $9.50 adults and children; free for children under 1

ages: 0-8

the scoop:

Celebrate the beautiful outdoors through the lens of the Far East at “Japan and Nature:… read more
schoolhouse-rock

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

when: Apr 20 at 10 a.m.

where: Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire, Il

cost: $15

ages: 5 & up

the scoop:

Conjunction Junction, what’s your function? Find out the answer at the beloved musical that teaches… read more
Kids Weekend Events 2

Climb, Slide & Ride Tricycles at an Open Gym

when: every Sunday at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where: Lakeview, Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose St., Chicago, Il

cost: $10/family

ages: 18 months - 5 years

the scoop:

Cut loose every Sunday in a fun, safe indoor play space designed for little hands,… read more
earth-explorers

Soar in a Hot Air Balloon & Descend in a Submarine

when: Mar 20, 2014 - Sep 1 at 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Hyde Park, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Not included in general museum entry; must buy a Museum Explorer package ($18-$27)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Plunge into the world’s eco-zones — Polar Regions, Oceans, Rain Forests, Mountains and Caves and… read more
biomechanics

Discover the Inner Workings of Plants & Animals

when: Mar 12, 2014 - Jan 4 at Open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.)

where: Museum Campus, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $13-$31 for museum passes

ages: All ages

the scoop:

How do living things move, thrive and discover? Find out the exhibit “The Machine Inside: Biomechanics.”… read more
chicks-exhibit

Get Crackin! Watch Chicks Hatch

when: Mar 18, 2014 - Jun 16 at Mon., 9:30 a.m.-noon (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June–August); Tues.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

where: Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, Il

cost: $11; those under 12 months are free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

The cute factor is high at the exhibit “Eggs to Chicks.” Gain an understanding of… read more
School Kids

Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

when: Oct 16, 2013 - May 4

where: Hyde Park, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Entry is not included in the museum’s general admission and requires an additional timed-entry ticket, which is $9 for adults and seniors and $7 for children 3-11

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Mouse around at the newest exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, which whisks… read more
kohl-japan

Travel to Japan in Glenview

when: Feb 1, 2014 - Jul 14 at Mon., 9:30 a.m.–noon. (9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. June–August); Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m; Sun., noon–5 p.m.

where: Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, Il

cost: $9.50 adults and children; free for children under 1

ages: 0-8

the scoop:

Celebrate the beautiful outdoors through the lens of the Far East at “Japan and Nature:… read more
earth-explorers

Soar in a Hot Air Balloon & Descend in a Submarine

when: Mar 20, 2014 - Sep 1 at 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Hyde Park, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Not included in general museum entry; must buy a Museum Explorer package ($18-$27)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Plunge into the world’s eco-zones — Polar Regions, Oceans, Rain Forests, Mountains and Caves and… read more
biomechanics

Discover the Inner Workings of Plants & Animals

when: Mar 12, 2014 - Jan 4 at Open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.)

where: Museum Campus, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $13-$31 for museum passes

ages: All ages

the scoop:

How do living things move, thrive and discover? Find out the exhibit “The Machine Inside: Biomechanics.”… read more
chicks-exhibit

Get Crackin! Watch Chicks Hatch

when: Mar 18, 2014 - Jun 16 at Mon., 9:30 a.m.-noon (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June–August); Tues.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

where: Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, Il

cost: $11; those under 12 months are free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

The cute factor is high at the exhibit “Eggs to Chicks.” Gain an understanding of… read more
adler-exterior

Soak Up Sunshine at Adler Planetarium

when: Mar 22, 2014 - Apr 27 at Museum hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

where: Museum Campus, Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

ages: All ages

the scoop:

In honor of spring break, the Planetarium is planning something out of this world. As… read more
Kids Weekend Events 8

The Exhibit That Brings Extinction to Light

when: Mar 22, 2014 - Dec 31 at Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $9/adults; $6/children 3-12; free for children under 3

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Introduce the kids to the concept of species loss at Nature’s Struggle: Survival & Extinction. The… read more
School Kids

Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

when: Oct 16, 2013 - May 4

where: Hyde Park, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Entry is not included in the museum’s general admission and requires an additional timed-entry ticket, which is $9 for adults and seniors and $7 for children 3-11

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Mouse around at the newest exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, which whisks… read more
kohl-japan

Travel to Japan in Glenview

when: Feb 1, 2014 - Jul 14 at Mon., 9:30 a.m.–noon. (9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. June–August); Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m; Sun., noon–5 p.m.

where: Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, Il

cost: $9.50 adults and children; free for children under 1

ages: 0-8

the scoop:

Celebrate the beautiful outdoors through the lens of the Far East at “Japan and Nature:… read more
earth-explorers

Soar in a Hot Air Balloon & Descend in a Submarine

when: Mar 20, 2014 - Sep 1 at 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Hyde Park, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Not included in general museum entry; must buy a Museum Explorer package ($18-$27)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Plunge into the world’s eco-zones — Polar Regions, Oceans, Rain Forests, Mountains and Caves and… read more
biomechanics

Discover the Inner Workings of Plants & Animals

when: Mar 12, 2014 - Jan 4 at Open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.)

where: Museum Campus, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $13-$31 for museum passes

ages: All ages

the scoop:

How do living things move, thrive and discover? Find out the exhibit “The Machine Inside: Biomechanics.”… read more
chicks-exhibit

Get Crackin! Watch Chicks Hatch

when: Mar 18, 2014 - Jun 16 at Mon., 9:30 a.m.-noon (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June–August); Tues.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

where: Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, Il

cost: $11; those under 12 months are free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

The cute factor is high at the exhibit “Eggs to Chicks.” Gain an understanding of… read more
adler-exterior

Soak Up Sunshine at Adler Planetarium

when: Mar 22, 2014 - Apr 27 at Museum hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

where: Museum Campus, Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

ages: All ages

the scoop:

In honor of spring break, the Planetarium is planning something out of this world. As… read more

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