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Juicebox

when: Apr 27, 2013 at 11:00 am

where: West Side, Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL

cost: Free

ages: All ages

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For this go-’round, the bi-weekly kids’ concert series features a music/theater performance by FJORDS. This artsy collaboration between Manual Cinema and Chicago Q Ensemble draws you in with 14 musical/visual shorts. Expect shadow puppetry, and video and slide projection. Little ones can sit on the floor, dance around, meet the artists and potentially play with the instruments and puppets.

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Wednesday, April 16

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
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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:

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Build Pyramids & Construct Your Own Acropolis

when: Nov 16, 2013 - Apr 16 at Mon., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

where: Naperville, DuPage Children's Museum, 301 N. Washington St., Il

cost: Included in museum admission of $11/person; free for museum members

ages: 0-10

the scoop:

Investigate epic feats of engineering and explore colossal cultures of the past at DuPage Children’s… read more
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Build Your Dream Fort

when: Jan 24, 2014 - Apr 20 at Fri.-Wed., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

where: Navy Pier, Chicago Children's Museum, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Included in museum admission of $14; children 1 and younger are free

ages: All ages

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What kid hasn’t built their own little hideaway? Super-size the favorite pastime at the new… read more
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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

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

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Introduce the kids to the concept of species loss at Nature’s Struggle: Survival & Extinction. The… read more
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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
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Build Your Dream Fort

when: Jan 24, 2014 - Apr 20 at Fri.-Wed., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

where: Navy Pier, Chicago Children's Museum, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Included in museum admission of $14; children 1 and younger are free

ages: All ages

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What kid hasn’t built their own little hideaway? Super-size the favorite pastime at the new… read more
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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
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Schoolhouse Rock Live!

when: Apr 17 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
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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
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Musical Playdate Storytime

when: Apr 17 at 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

where: Bucktown, Bucktown Music, 1890 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $10 per family, $15 per nanny-share (2 families)

ages: 0-5

the scoop:

Make some noise! Explore Kindermusik books and rhymes, along with a few songs, dances 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
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
forts

Build Your Dream Fort

when: Jan 24, 2014 - Apr 20 at Fri.-Wed., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

where: Navy Pier, Chicago Children's Museum, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Included in museum admission of $14; children 1 and younger are free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

What kid hasn’t built their own little hideaway? Super-size the favorite pastime at the new… 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 17 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
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

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