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Saturday, February 24

Go Behind the Scenes at Shedd Aquarium

when: Feb 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/7-11, $20/members

ages: 10+

Sing and Dance with Cinderella

when: Feb 24 - May 5 at Showtimes vary, check website

where: Beverly, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, Il

cost: $12/person

ages: 2-8

Ice Skating with a View

when: Feb 24 - 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

Shadow Puppet Storytimes at Wonder Works

when: Feb 24 - Mar 30 at Mon. & Fri., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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

cost: Included with general admission of $7

ages: 0-8

Discover Math in Nature with a Mirror Maze

when: Feb 24 - 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

Storytown Improv

when: every Saturday 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 & their whole family

Brick by Brick at MSI

when: Feb 24 - 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

Discovery Squad at The Field Museum

when: Feb 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

Race: Are We So Different?

when: Feb 24 - 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

Red Kite Treasure Adventure by Chicago Children’s Theatre

when: Feb 24 - Mar 4 at Fri., 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.; Sat., noon, 1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m.

where: West Loop, Chicago Children's Theatre, The Station, 100 S. Racine Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $10/person

Daily Activities at LPZ

when: Feb 24 - 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

Blue Man Group

when: Feb 24 - May 31 at Showtimes vary, check schedule

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

cost: $39-$99

ages: 4+

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea at Shedd Aquarium

when: Feb 24 - 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

Magic Tree House: Showtime with Shakespeare

when: Feb 24 - Feb 25 at Showtimes vary, check website

where: Lincoln Park, Apollo Theater, 2540 N.Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $19+

ages: 5+

Sing Along with Mr. Singer at LPZ

when: Feb 24 - 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

Build It! at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Feb 24 - 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

Free Admission Day at The Field Museum

when: Feb 24 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

Mother Goose’s Garden

when: Feb 24 - Mar 11 at showtimes vary

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

cost: $14

ages: 0-5

Winter Play at Morton Arboretum

when: Feb 24 - 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

Global Connections: Chinese New Year

when: Feb 24 at 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Wonderivia, Benefiting Wonder Works Children’s Museum

when: Feb 24 at 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

where: Oak Park's Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park, Il

cost: $540/table of 6, $90/person

ages: Adults only

Beginner’s Art Studio Drop-In at Wonder Works

when: Feb 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

Arbor Reading at Morton Arboretum

when: Feb 24 - 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

Prismatica at Navy PIER

when: Feb 24 - Apr 15

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea at CCM

when: Feb 24 - 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

Birds of Paradise at Peggy Notebaert

when: Feb 24 - 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

Butterfly Release at Peggy Notebaert

when: Feb 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

Public Skate at the Park at Wrigley

when: Feb 24 - 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

Family Cooking Classes: The Kids’ Table

when: Feb 24 at Times vary, check schedule

where: Lakeview, The Kids' Table, 2864 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $25/family member for 1.5-hour dinner; $30/family member for 2-hour dinner

ages: 1.5-hour dinner for ages 2+; 2-hour dinner for ages 7+

Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Feb 24 - 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

SpotHero Garage at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Feb 24 - 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

Go Gnome Hunting!

when: Feb 24 - 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 Imagination Playground, STEAM activities at Urban Edge, hosted by Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Feb 24 - Feb 28 at Sat. & Sun., noon-4 p.m.; Feb. 15 & 22, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

where: Urban Edge Gallery, 220 W. Clayton St., Waukegan, Il

cost: Free

ages: 3-8, plus their families

Critter Connection at Peggy Notebaert

when: Feb 24 - 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

Michael’s Museum at Chicago Children’s Museum

when: Feb 24 - 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

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