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Tree Planting and Story Time with Curious George

when: Apr 26, 2013 at 11:00 am to 11:45 am

where: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Rte. 53, Lisle, IL

cost: Free

ages: All ages

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Nurture their green thumb (and serious love for monkeys) at this joyful holiday event. Celebrate Arbor Day with story time and a tree planting alongside Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat.

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Tuesday, September 2

natures-struggle

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
experiment

Explore the Magic of Science

when: Aug 5, 2014 - Nov 2 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/person; free for children under 1

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Your little scientists will get the chance to discover and explore with Science + You.… 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
adler-destination-solar

Travel to the Year 2096

when: May 16, 2014 - Dec 31 at showtimes daily; check website for details

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

cost: Included in the Adler’s All Access Pass, available for purchase on-site: $29.95 for adults, $27.95 for seniors/students with ID & $24.95 for children (ages 3-11)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

The year is 2096 and space tourism is available to everyone. Including you! Blast off… read more
adler-destination-solar

Travel to the Year 2096

when: May 16, 2014 - Dec 31 at showtimes daily; check website for details

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

cost: Included in the Adler’s All Access Pass, available for purchase on-site: $29.95 for adults, $27.95 for seniors/students with ID & $24.95 for children (ages 3-11)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

The year is 2096 and space tourism is available to everyone. Including you! Blast off… read more
natures-struggle

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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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Horse?!

when: Sep 3 at Sat. 6-8 p.m.; Wed. & Sun. 1-3 p.m.

where: Tempel Farms , 17000 W Wadsworth Rd., Old Mill Creek, Il

cost: in advance $25/adults, $20/active military/veterans, & $15/children under 15; at the gate $30/adults & $20/children and active military/veterans

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Unicorns may not be real, but you might start questioning that after you see the… read more
GAAquarium

Explore and Get Funky with Jazzin’ at the Shedd

when: every Wednesday at 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Museum Campus, Shedd Aquarium , 1200 S Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $18/adult; $16/child

the scoop:

This summer, kick back and relax with Jazzin’ at the Shedd. Bring the family and… read more
experiment

Explore the Magic of Science

when: Aug 5, 2014 - Nov 2 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/person; free for children under 1

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Your little scientists will get the chance to discover and explore with Science + You.… read more
Kids Weekend Events 6

FREE Demo Class at The Music Playhouse!

when: Sep 3 at 11:00 a.m to 11:45 a.m

where: Lakeview, The Music Playhouse, 3829 N Southport Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: Free

ages: Birth-6 years old

the scoop:

Families who have never experienced The Music Playhouse program are invited to attend a free… read more
natures-struggle

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
toddler yoga Lincoln Park Zoo

Get Bendy with Parent & Toddler Yoga

when: Sep 4 at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Lincoln Park , Nature Boardwalk Peoples Gas Education Pavilion at Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark St., Chicago, Il

cost: $20/child (see website for pass info)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Explore the zoo with your child in a whole new way with Parent & Toddler… read more
curious george

Watch Your Favorite Characters Come to Life

when: Sep 4 at Aug. 7 & Sept. 4, 1-2 pm.; Aug. 22 & Sept. 19, 10-11 a.m.

where: Bucktown, Little Beans Cafe, 1809 W. Webster, Chicago, Il

cost: $12/child

ages: All ages

the scoop:

It’s every kid’s dream to meet their favorite characters in real life. Now they can!… read more
experiment

Explore the Magic of Science

when: Aug 5, 2014 - Nov 2 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/person; free for children under 1

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Your little scientists will get the chance to discover and explore with Science + You.… read more
Games and Bouncing

Pack Up The Fam for a Four-Day Fall Festival

when: Sep 4 - Sep 7 at Thurs., 5-10 p.m.; Fri., 5-11 p.m.; Sat., noon-11 p.m.; Sun., noon-9 p.m.

where: St. Cletus Church, 600 W. 55th St., La Grange, IL

cost: free; extra cost for carnival

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Pick a day, any day during this Fall Fest and Carnival. Four days of local… read more
Kindermusik with Making Melodies is expanding downtown! We are pleased to announce that we will be holding classes at Wee Ones Club for our Murray Hill/downtown families starting in the fall of 2014. Open house event is FREE and all families are welcome to attend. Light refreshments & snacks will be served! 2's & 3's: 1:00PM-1:45PM newborns-18 months: 1:00PM-2:45PM RSVP with child name & date of birth required at info@makingmelodiesnyc.com

Give Kindermusik a Try

when: Sep 4 at 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

where: Bucktown, Purple Monkey Playroom, 2040 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: free with admissions ($12/one child; $22/child & siblings; $6/child 0-7 months; free for third sibling & siblings under 8 months)

ages: 0-5

the scoop:

If you’ve ever thought about signing your kiddo up for Kindermusik, give it a try… 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
adler-destination-solar

Travel to the Year 2096

when: May 16, 2014 - Dec 31 at showtimes daily; check website for details

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

cost: Included in the Adler’s All Access Pass, available for purchase on-site: $29.95 for adults, $27.95 for seniors/students with ID & $24.95 for children (ages 3-11)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

The year is 2096 and space tourism is available to everyone. Including you! Blast off… read more
Stargaze

Discover Constellations and Observe Planets

when: Sep 5 at 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

where: Cantigny Park, 1S151 S Winfield Rd., Wheaton, Il

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Look to the sky, and experience the magic of Stargazing in Cantigny Park. Whether your using… read more

Grab Your Lederhosen Because It’s Party Time

when: Sep 5 - Sep 7 at Fri., 5-11 p.m.; Sat., noon-11 p.m.; Sun., noon-10 p.m.

where: Lincoln Square, 4000 N. Linoln Ave., Chicago, IL

cost: free

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Be transported to the land of lederhosen with the German Day Festival. Say hallo to… read more
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Learn About Conservation with the Help of WALL-E

when: Sep 5 at 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

where: Museum Campus, Shedd Aquarium , 1200 S Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL

cost: $35/regular (10 & up); $20/child (3-10); free for children under 3

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Pop by the Shedd for Member Movie Night. Help your little global citizens learn about… read more
Games and Bouncing

Pack Up The Fam for a Four-Day Fall Festival

when: Sep 4 - Sep 7 at Thurs., 5-10 p.m.; Fri., 5-11 p.m.; Sat., noon-11 p.m.; Sun., noon-9 p.m.

where: St. Cletus Church, 600 W. 55th St., La Grange, IL

cost: free; extra cost for carnival

ages: All ages

the scoop:

Pick a day, any day during this Fall Fest and Carnival. Four days of local… read more

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