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Wednesday, February 21

Discover Math in Nature with a Mirror Maze

when: Feb 21 - Dec 31 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: Free with general museum admission; $18/adults; $11/children 3-11; $17/seniors 65 & up (discounts available online)

ages: All ages

Mother Goose’s Garden

when: Feb 21 - Mar 11 at showtimes vary

where: Lakeview, Emerald City's Little Theatre, 2933 N. Southport, Chicago, Il

cost: $14

ages: 0-5

Ice Skating with a View

when: Feb 21 - Mar 11 at Times vary, check website for details

where: Millennium Park, McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, Michigan Ave., between Washington & Madison Streets, Chicago, Il

cost: Free skating; Skate rental: $12 Mon-Thurs., $14 Fri.-Sun.

ages: All ages

Discovery Squad at The Field Museum

when: Feb 21 - Dec 31 at Thurs.-Mon., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

cost: Free with museum admission

ages: All ages

Blue Man Group

when: Feb 21 - May 31 at Showtimes vary, check schedule

where: Lakeview, Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N. Halsted, Chicago, Il

cost: $39-$99

ages: 4+

Race: Are We So Different?

when: Feb 21 - Jul 15 at Mon., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tues., 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Wed.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, Il

cost: $16/adults, free for ages 12 & under; $2 discount for Chicago residents

ages: All ages

Beginner’s Art Studio Drop-In at Wonder Works

when: Feb 21 - Dec 31 at Mon. & Wed-Sat 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sun. 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

where: Wonder Works, 6445 W. North Ave., Oak Park, Il

cost: Included with admission; $7/person

ages: All ages

Brick by Brick at MSI

when: Feb 21 - Apr 1 at 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: Not included in general admission; $33.95/adult, $21.95/ages 3-11; discounts available online

ages: All ages

Daily Activities at LPZ

when: Feb 21 - Dec 31 at Weekdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Weekends, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

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

cost: Free admission

ages: All ages

Build It! at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Feb 21 - Mar 4 at Mon., 9:30 a.m.-noon; Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

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

cost: $12; free for infants 12 months & under

ages: All ages

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea at Shedd Aquarium

when: Feb 21 - Sep 30 at Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

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

cost: $39.95/adults; $29.95/ages 3-11

ages: All ages

Birds of Paradise at Peggy Notebaert

when: Feb 21 - Jun 17 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/ages 3-12, free for ages 3 & under

ages: All ages

Sing Along with Mr. Singer at LPZ

when: Feb 21 - Apr 30 at Wed. & Fri., 9:15 a.m. & 10 a.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: 6 & under

Prismatica at Navy PIER

when: Feb 21 - Apr 15

where: Navy Pier, Polk Bros. Park at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Free Admission Day at The Field Museum

when: Feb 21 at 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Feb 21 - Dec 31 at Mon., 11 a.m.; Wed., 3:30 p.m.

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

cost: Free with admission

ages: All ages

Winter Play at Morton Arboretum

when: Feb 21 - Mar 31 at Daily, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

where: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, Il

cost: $14/adults; $9/ages 2-7; discounts available on Wednesdays

ages: All ages

Public Skate at the Park at Wrigley

when: Feb 21 - Feb 25 at Mon.,-Thurs., 3 p.m.-9 p.m.; Fri., 3 p.m.-11 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

where: Lakeview, The Rink at the Park, 3637 N. Clark St., Chicago, Il

cost: $5/ages 13 & up; free for ages 12 & under; $10 skate rental

ages: All ages

Explore MSI for Free!

when: Feb 21 at Daily, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Critter Connection at Peggy Notebaert

when: Feb 21 - Dec 31 at Daily, noon-12:30 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2450 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Free with admission

ages: All ages

Arbor Reading at Morton Arboretum

when: Feb 21 - Mar 31 at Wed. & Fri., 11-11:45 a.m.

where: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, Il

cost: $5/non-member child; $4/member child

ages: 2-6, with adult

Go Gnome Hunting!

when: Feb 21 - Mar 31 at Daily, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: Hunt is free with general admission

ages: All ages

Free Admission Day at Adler Planetarium

when: Feb 21 at Daily, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

StoryTime! at Volumes

when: Feb 21 - Dec 29 at Wed. & Sat., 10 a.m.

where: Wicker Park, Volumes Book Cafe, 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Butterfly Release at Peggy Notebaert

when: Feb 21 - Dec 31 at 2 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

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

cost: $9/adults; $6/ages 3-12; free for ages 2 & under

ages: All ages

Science Sleuths at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Feb 21 at Wed., 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

cost: Free with admission

ages: All ages

Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea at CCM

when: Feb 21 - May 6 at Mon.-Wed., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Navy Pier, Chicago Children's Museum, 700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $14.95/person; free for children under 1

ages: All ages

Free Storytime at Barnes & Noble

when: Feb 21 - Dec 26 at Wed., 11 a.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Barnes & Noble , 1441 W. Webster Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

SpotHero Garage at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Feb 21 - Dec 31 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

cost: $12/adults & children, $11/seniors, free for ages 12 months & under

ages: All ages

Art Adventures at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Feb 21 - Apr 1 at Daily, 10 a.m.-noon & 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: Free with admission

ages: All ages

MSI Black Creativity: Juried Art Exhibition

when: Feb 21 - Feb 21 at Daily, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: Free entry for IL residents, Feb. 1, 5–8, 12–15, 20–22, 26–27; $18/adult, $11/ages 3-11 (discounts available online)

ages: All ages

Women & Children First Story Time

when: every Wednesday at Wed., 10:30 am-11 a.m.

where: Andersonville, Women & Children First Bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., Chicago

cost: $1 suggested donation

ages: All ages

Michael’s Museum at Chicago Children’s Museum

when: Feb 21 - Dec 31 at Mon.-Wed., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Navy Pier, Chicago Children's Museum, 700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $14.95/person

ages: All ages

The Sky is Falling on Chicken Little

when: Feb 21 - Feb 28 at Showtimes vary, check website

where: Belmont Central , Stahl Family Theater, 5900 W. Belmont, Chicago, Il

cost: $12/person

ages: All ages

MSI Black Creativity: Innovation Studio

when: Feb 21 - Feb 21 at Daily, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: Free entry for IL residents, Feb. 1, 5–8, 12–15, 20–22, 26–27; $18/adult, $11/ages 3-11 (discounts available online)

ages: All ages

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