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Thursday, January 12

Ice Skating with a View

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017 at Mon.-Thurs., noon-8 p.m.; Fri., noon-10 p.m.; Sat. (Nov. 19-Jan. 7), 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat., (Jan 14-Mar. 4), 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

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

cost: Free skating; $12 skate rental

ages: All ages

Cast a Line at the Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017 at Wed., 2 p.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Near Southside, McCormick Place, South Hall, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $14/adult; $20 for a 2-day pass (online only); free for children 15 & under

ages: All ages

Kids Eat Free at Oyster Bah!

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 31, 2017 at Mon.-Thurs., 3-6 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 5-6 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Oyster Bah, 1962 N. Halsted, 1st Fl., Chicago, Il

ages: All ages

Go Behind the Scenes at Shedd Aquarium

when: Jan 12, 2017 - 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+

Lyric Opera’s The Magic Flute

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017 at Performance times vary, check website

where: Loop, Lyric’s Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: $39/adults; $20/kids

Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes at Shedd

when: Jan 12, 2017 - 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+

Figure 8 with the Goats at Lincoln Park Zoo

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017 at Dec. 17-Jan. 1, noon-9 p.m. (closed Christmas Eve & Day); Jan. 6-Feb. 26, Fri., 4 p.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., noon-8 p.m.; Jan. 16, noon-8 p.m.; Feb. 20, noon-8 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Farm in the Zoo at Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., Chicago, Il

cost: $5 admission; $5 skate rental

ages: All ages

Get Up Close & Personal with Penguins at Shedd

when: Jan 12, 2017 - 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+

Hunt for Gnomes and Build Them Sweet Homes

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017 at Daily, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Gnome home building, Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

cost: Hunt is free with general admission; gnome home building, $7/members, $10/non-members

ages: All ages

Find Your Inner Builder at MSI

when: Jan 12, 2017 - 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

Butterfly Release at Peggy Notebaert

when: Jan 12, 2017 - 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

Discover Math in Nature with a Mirror Maze

when: Jan 12, 2017 - 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)

ages: All ages

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017

where: Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, Il

cost: $44-$59

ages: All ages

Storytown Improv

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017 at Sat., 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

where: Lakeview, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $10

ages: 3-10 and their whole family

Beginner’s Art Studio Drop-In at Wonder Works

when: Jan 12, 2017 - 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

SpotHero Garage at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Jan 12, 2017 - May 31, 2017 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

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017 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

Monica + Andy is Popping Up at Water Tower

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Feb 28, 2017 at Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

where: Mag Mile, Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave., 4th Fl. , Chicago, Il

REEL Science at Adler: Spaceballs

when: Jan 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

cost: $22/adults; $10/ages 11 & under

ages: All ages

That’s Weird Grandma: The Revenge of the Winter Matinees

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017 at Sundays, 2 p.m.

where: Andersonville, Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $12/adults; $6/ages 11 & under

LEAP: Learn, Explore, and Play Winter Series

when: Jan 12, 2017 - Mar 8, 2017 at Wed., Thurs., or Sat., 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

cost: $144 per child ($126 for members) for a nine-class series

ages: 2-3

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