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LEAP: Learn, Explore, and Play

when: May 2, 2013 - May 23, 2013 at 9:30 am to 10:30 am

where: Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

cost: $56 ($48 for members) for the four-class session

ages: 2-3

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Head to the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo for a morning of connecting with nature through play. Help your little one explore the outdoors by meeting animals, building, drawing, climbing and making music at her own pace.

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Thursday, April 24

Kids Style and Design

Shhh … Sleeping Beauty is On Stage!

when: Apr 24

where: Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oak Brook, Il

cost: $15

ages: 4 & up

the scoop:

Try as you might, you can’t wake up beautiful sleeping Princess Amber. But Prince Hunter… 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 24 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
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
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
Kids Style and Design

Shhh … Sleeping Beauty is On Stage!

when: Apr 24

where: Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oak Brook, Il

cost: $15

ages: 4 & up

the scoop:

Try as you might, you can’t wake up beautiful sleeping Princess Amber. But Prince Hunter… 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
sound-of-music

The Hills are Alive … at This Musical

when: Apr 25 at Showtimes vary; check website for details

where: The Loop, Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: starting at $29

ages: 5 & up

the scoop:

The Australian alps have landed in Chicago and you’re invited to join the frolicking. Check… 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
Babies, Tots n' More will have its Spring event on April 26-27, 2013 at Daystar School on 1550 South State Street. Over 20,000 items will be available including kid's clothes and gear, toys, and maternity clothes. Entry to the sale is free, with early shopping times available on April 25 to Consignors, and Volunteers. Consignors are now being accepted at the Babies Tots n’ More website: www.babiestotsconsignment.com. Open to the general public April 26 at 10am-7pm and April 27 at 8:30am-1pm. Most items are 50% off on Saturday. Free parking is accessible at the Daystar School parking lot. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the sale.

The Consignment Sale You Need to Shop

when: Apr 25 - Apr 26 at Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

where: South Loop, Daystar School, 1550 S. State St., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Babies, Tots n’ More is back! Comb the racks of the mega consignment sale for… read more
schoolhouse-rock

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

when: Apr 24 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
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
hungry-caterpillar

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” Slithers to the Stage

when: Apr 25 - Apr 26 at Fri., 10 & 11:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 & 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m.

where: North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 W. Skokie Blvd., Skokie, Il

cost: Tickets start at $20

ages: 2 & up

the scoop:

If you love the book, you’ll flip out for this play, brought to Chicago by… 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
Kids Crafts Fingerpainting

NPN’s Chicago Toddler Expo

when: Apr 26 at 8:30 a.m. to noon

where: West Loop, Kids & Company, 1313 W. Randolph St., Chicago, Il

cost: Members $10; Non-members $15

ages: Adults only

the scoop:

Run, don’t toddle, over to this awesome expo. Chicago families with children under the age of… read more

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