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Wells Street Art Festival

when: Jun 9, 2013 at 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

where: Old Town, Well Street & North Avenue, Chicago, IL

cost: $7 suggested donation

ages: All ages

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Stroll through Old Town and admire the work of 250 artists. The 39-year-old art festival features its first-ever Student Artists’ Showcase, which is sure to inspire the little Picasso in your family. Additionally, Emerald City Theatre Company will host a super-sized kids’ area complete with performances and art projects.

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Monday, April 21

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
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
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 7

A Tasty Earth Day Celebration

when: Apr 22 at 9 a.m. to noon

where: South Loop, Sod Room, 1454 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd Fl., Chicago, Il

cost: Included with drop-in play admission of $12/child, $8/siblings

ages: 0-6 years

the scoop:

Eco-friendly play space Sod Room is a great place to celebrate Earth Day. Kids’ Table… 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
Kids Style and Design

Shhh … Sleeping Beauty is On Stage!

when: Apr 23

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
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

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