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Monday, July 16

Michael’s Museum at Chicago Children’s Museum

when: Jul 16 - 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

Nature’s Puzzles at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

when: Jul 16 - Sep 3 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, $7/students & seniors, $6/ages 3-12

ages: All ages

Young Explorers Monday at Adler

when: every Monday at 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

cost: Included in general admission

ages: 2-6

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea at Shedd Aquarium

when: Jul 16 - Sep 30 at Daily, 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; 50% discount for Chicago residents

ages: All ages

Michael’s Museum at Chicago Children’s Museum

when: Jul 16 - 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

Underwater Beauty at Shedd Aquarium

when: Jul 16 - Dec 31 at Varies by season, so check website for accurate hours

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

cost: $39.95/adults; $29.95/ages 3-11; 50% discount for Chicago residents

ages: All ages

Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Jul 16 - 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

Go Behind the Scenes at Shedd Aquarium

when: Jul 16 - Dec 31 at Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.

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

cost: $55.95/ages 12 & up, $46.95/ages 7-11, $20/members

ages: 10+

Discover Math in Nature with a Mirror Maze

when: Jul 16 - 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

Beginner’s Art Studio Drop-In at Wonder Works

when: Jul 16 - Jul 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

Critter Connection at Peggy Notebaert

when: Jul 16 - 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

Animal Secrets at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Jul 16 - Aug 26 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

Facets Summer Film Camps

when: Jul 16 - Aug 10 at 9 a.m.-5 p.m. to 5:00 PM

where: Lincoln Park, Facets, 157 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Prices vary, check website

ages: 7-15

Shadow Puppet Storytimes at Wonder Works

when: Jul 16 - Jul 31 at Mon. & Fri., 11:30 a.m.

where: Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Ave., Oak Park, Il

cost: Included with general admission of $7

ages: 0-8

StoryTime! at Volumes

when: Jul 16 - 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

Animal Secrets at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Jul 16 - Aug 26 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

See the Navy Pier Fireworks at 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck

when: Jul 16 - Sep 1 at Wed.; 9:30 p.m.; Sat., 10:15 p.m.

where: Mag Mile, 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck, 875 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $21/adults; $14/ages 3-11

ages: All ages

byoBox at Wonder Works

when: every Monday at Mon., 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

where: Northwest, Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Included With General Admission of $7

ages: 0-8

Free Storytime at Barnes & Noble

when: Jul 16 - Dec 26 at Wed., 11 a.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Summer Fireworks at Navy Pier

when: Jul 16 - Sep 1 at Wed., 9:30 p.m.; Sat., 10:15 p.m.

where: Streeterville, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

The Science Behind Pixar at MSI

when: Jul 16 - Jan 6 at 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: Museum entry plus $14/adults, $11/kids

ages: All ages

Discovery Squad at The Field Museum

when: Jul 16 - 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

Butterflies & Blooms at Chicago Botanic Garden

when: Jul 16 - Sep 3 at Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, Il

cost: $8/adults; $6/ages 3-12; free for ages 2 & under

ages: All ages

Enjoy Your Day & Summer Nights at the Zoo

when: Jul 16 - Aug 18 at Fri. & Sat., 4 p.m.-9 p.m.

where: Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W. 31st St., Brookfield, Il

cost: $21.95/adults; $15.95/ages 3-11; free for 2 & under

ages: All ages

Daily Activities at LPZ

when: Jul 16 - 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

Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America

when: Jul 16 - Oct 21 at Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, Il

cost: $8/adults; $6/ages 3-12; free for 2 & under

ages: All ages

Troll Take-Over at Morton Arboretum

when: Jul 16 - Dec 31 at Weekdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. through Jun. 21; Daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. after Jun. 21

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

cost: Free with admission; $15/adults, $10/ages 2-17 (discounts on Wednesdays)

ages: All ages

Joel Hall Dancers & Center FIERCE Summer Dance Camps

when: Jul 16 - Aug 11 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

where: Edgewater, Joel Hall Dancers & Center, 5965 N. Clark St., Chicago, Il

cost: $115/Preschool, $200/Elementary, $315/Teen; *BULK AND EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

ages: 3-17

Summer Evenings at Chicago Botanic Garden

when: Jul 16 - Sep 3 at Mon., 5:30 p.m.; Tues., 6 p.m.-8 p.m.; Wed., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; Thurs., 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

where: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, Il

cost: $25/car on weekdays

ages: All ages

Kick it Old School at Cascade Drive-In

when: Jul 16 - Nov 30 at 7 p.m.

where: Cascade Drive-In, 1100 E. North Ave., West Chicago, Il

cost: $10/adults, $5/ages 5-11; free for ages 4 & under (and pets!)

ages: All the ages

Sunny Day Savings at Kings Dining and Entertainment

when: Jul 16 - Sep 3 at open-8 p.m.

where: Kings Dining and Entertainment, 5505 Park Pl. (Rosemont) & 1500 N. Clybourn Ave. (Lincoln Park), Rosemont & Chicago, Il

ages: 6+

“Little Diggers” Kids Gardening Fun at Bellaboo’s

when: Jul 16 - Sep 30 at 11 a.m.-noon

where: Northwest Indiana, Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center at Three Rivers County Park, 2800 Colorado St., Lake Station, IN

cost: Free with admission

ages: All ages

Amazing Amphibians at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

when: Jul 16 - Sep 3 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, $7/students & seniors, $6/ages 3-12

ages: All ages

Baby & Me at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: every Monday at Mon., 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

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

cost: Free with admission

ages: Parent, grandparents & caregivers

Millennium Park’s Family Fun Fest

when: Jul 16 - Aug 10 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Grant Park, Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North, 201 E. Randolph Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

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