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Monday, July 24

Kids Summer Theater at LPZ

when: Jul 24 - Aug 17 at Tues. & Thurs., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m.

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

cost: Free with admission

ages: 3-9

Broadway in Chicago Presents Disney’s Aladdin

when: Jul 24 - Sep 10 at Showtimes vary, check website

where: Loop, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago, Il

cost: $39+

ages: All ages

Say Hello From Japan . . . in Rockford

when: Jul 24 - Sep 3 at 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

where: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N. Main St., Rockford, Il

cost: $8/non-members, free for members

ages: All ages

Butterfly Release at Peggy Notebaert

when: Jul 24 - 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

Hands-On Fun at Chicago Botanic Garden

when: Jul 24 - Aug 27 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

cost: Free with admission

ages: All ages

Summer Camp at Emerald City Theatre

when: Jul 24 - Aug 18 at 9 a.m. to noon

where: Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Emerald City Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $750 - $900

ages: 3.5 - 15

Messy Mondays in Rockford

when: every Monday at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N. Main St., Rockford, Il

cost: $8/non-members, free for members

ages: All ages

Beginner’s Art Studio Drop-In at Wonder Works

when: Jul 24 - 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

Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Jul 24 - Sep 27 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

Mother Goose’s Garden

when: Jul 24 - Aug 27 at showtimes vary

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

cost: $14

ages: 0-5

Picnic & Paddle

when: Jul 24 at 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

where: Willow Springs, Saganashkee Slough Boat Launch, 11672 W. 107th St., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: 5+

Wednesday Morning Movie Series

when: Jul 24 - Aug 9 at Wed., 10 a.m.

where: Classic Cinema Locations, Multiple locations, check website, Chicago, Il

cost: $1/person

ages: All ages

Storybook Mom at Little Threads

when: Jul 24 - Sep 11 at Mon., 10:30 a.m.

where: Roscoe Village, Little Threads, 2033 W. Roscoe, Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Theatre-Hikes at Morton Arboretum

when: Jul 24 - Oct 29 at Sat. & Sun.; Jul., 6:30 p.m.; Aug., 6 p.m., Sept., 1 p.m.; Oct., 3 p.m.

where: Western Suburbs, Morton Arboretum, Thornhill Shelter (Parking Lot 21), 4100 IL Rte. 53, Lisle, Il

ages: All ages

The Winter’s Tale

when: Jul 24 - Jul 25 at Sat. & Sun., 2 p.m.

where: Twigg Park , Dodge & Simpson, Evanston, Il

cost: Pay-What-You-Can!

ages: 0-99

Go Behind the Scenes at Shedd Aquarium

when: Jul 24 - 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, $46.95ages/10-11, $20/members

ages: 10+

Storybook Mom at Little Threads

when: Jul 24 - Sep 11 at Mon., 10:30 a.m.

where: Roscoe Village, Little Threads, 2033 W. Roscoe, Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Make Garden Origami at Morton Arboretum

when: Jul 24 - Oct 22 at Daily, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: Free with Arboretum admission; $14/adults, $9/ages 2-17, free for ages 1 & under

ages: All ages

Bearfoot in the Park Concert Series

when: Jul 24 - Aug 2 at Wed., 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

where: Jackman Park Gazebo, 1930 Prairie St., Glenview, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes at Shedd

when: Jul 24 - Dec 31 at Sat. & Sun., 9:45 a.m.

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

cost: $89.95/ages 12 & older, $80.95/ages 10-11, $54/members

ages: 10+

StoryTime! at Volumes

when: Jul 24 - Sep 6 at Wed. & Sat., 10 a.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Discovery Squad at The Field Museum

when: Jul 24 - 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

Dinner & a Cruise to Remember

when: Jul 24 - Oct 31 at Check-in, 5 p.m.; Cruise departs promptly at 5:30 p.m.; Dinner, 7:30 p.m.

where: Near East Side, Southeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Sun.-Fri., $110/adults, $62/kids; Sat., $120/adults, $72/kids (includes ticket, dinner, tax and gratuities)

ages: All ages

Get Up Close & Personal with Penguins at Shedd

when: Jul 24 - Dec 31 at 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.; daily last week of Jun.-Aug. 28 & Fri.-Sun., Sept.-mid-June.

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

cost: $75.95/adults, $66.95/kids, $40/members.

ages: 6+

Sunny Day Savings at Kings Bowl

when: Jul 24 - Sep 4 at 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (no Saturdays in Rosemont)

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

cost: $11.99 all-you-can-play

ages: All ages

Daily Activities at LPZ

when: Jul 24 - Sep 4 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

Dinner & a Cruise to Remember

when: Jul 24 - Oct 31 at Check-in, 5 p.m.; Cruise departs promptly at 5:30 p.m.; Dinner, 7:30 p.m.

where: Near East Side, Southeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Sun.-Fri., $110/adults, $62/kids; Sat., $120/adults, $72/kids (includes ticket, dinner, tax and gratuities)

ages: All ages

Kick it Old School at Cascade Drive-In

when: Jul 24 - 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

Millennium Park’s Family Fun Fest

when: Jul 24 - Aug 24 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

Live Salamander Feedings at Peggy Notebaert

when: every Monday at 1 p.m.-1:15 p.m..

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

cost: Free with admission

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; $12/adults; $8/ages 3-11

ages: 2-6

Find Your Inner Builder at MSI

when: Jul 24 - Sep 4 at Daily, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

cost: $18/adult; $11/ages 3-11; free for ages 2 & under (discounts available online)

ages: All ages

Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America

when: Jul 24 - Oct 29 at Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

cost: $6/adults; $4/ages 3-12; free for 2 & under

ages: All ages

Origami in the Garden

when: Jul 24 - Oct 22

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

cost: $14/adults ($9 on Wednesdays), $9/ages 2-17 ($6 on Wednesdays)

ages: All ages

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