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Monday, March 27

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

Kick it Old School at Cascade Drive-In

when: Mar 27 - 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

Celebrate China at Kohl Children’s Museum’s Temporary Exhibit

when: Mar 27 - Apr 25 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 Blvd., Glenview, Il

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

ages: All ages

Find Your Inner Builder at MSI

when: Mar 27 - 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

Go Behind the Scenes at Shedd Aquarium

when: Mar 27 - 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+

Minecraft City Champs Qualifiers

when: Mar 27 - Apr 1 at 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

where: Cinemark at Seven Bridges, 6500 IL-53, Woodridge, Il

cost: $20

ages: 6-16

Lincoln Park Zoo Welcomes Penguins

when: Mar 27 - Aug 31 at 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes at Shedd

when: Mar 27 - 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+

Discover Math in Nature with a Mirror Maze

when: Mar 27 - 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

SpotHero Garage at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Mar 27 - May 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

Get Up Close & Personal with Penguins at Shedd

when: Mar 27 - 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+

Windy City Ninjas Spring Break Camp

when: Mar 27 at Full day, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Half-day, 9 a.m.-noon or 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

where: North Center, Windy City Ninjas, 2500 W. Bradley Place, Chicago, Il

cost: Full day $70, Half day (morning or afternoon) $40

ages: 5+

That’s Weird Grandma: Rise of the Rock Spectacular

when: Mar 27 - Mar 27 at Sun., 2 p.m.; Mon., 8 p.m.

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

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

Play Amongst the Blooms this Spring Break

when: Mar 27 - Mar 31 at 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

cost: $75/child per day

ages: K-5

Storytown Improv

when: Mar 27 - Apr 30 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

Spring Adventure Camp

when: Mar 27 - Mar 29 at 9 am. to 3:30 p.m.

where: Northside Park Girl Scout Cabin, 1417 N. West St., Wheaton, Il

cost: $97.50/resident; $130/non-resident

ages: 5-9

The Snowy Day and Other Stories

when: Mar 27 - Apr 22 at 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

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

cost: $19+

ages: 3-9

School’s Out Day Camp – Snack Science

when: Mar 27 at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville, Il

cost: $120/camper for all three School’s Out Days (2/20, 3/3, 3/27) or $45/camper/day; registration required

ages: All Ages

LEAP: Learn, Explore and Play Spring Series

when: Mar 27 - May 20 at Wed., Thurs. or Sat., 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

where: Lincoln Park Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo, Regenstein African Journey and Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., Chicago, Il

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

ages: 2-3, with an adult

Six Stories Tall

when: Mar 27 - Apr 29 at Mar. 24, 7 p.m.; Mar. 25, Apr. 8 & Apr. 15, 4 p.m.; Apr. 21, 7 p.m.; Apr. 22 & 29, 4 p.m.

where: Noble Square, Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago, Il

cost: $12-$17

ages: All ages

Hunt for Gnomes and Build Them Sweet Homes

when: Mar 27 - Mar 31 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

Kids with Kids Day Camp

when: Mar 27 - Mar 31 at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Angelic Organics Learning Center, 1547 Rockton Rd., Caledonia, Il

cost: $255

ages: 6-12

Butterfly Release at Peggy Notebaert

when: Mar 27 - 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

School’s Out Day Camp – Snack Science

when: Mar 27 at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville, Il

cost: $45

ages: Grades 1-5

Beginner’s Art Studio Drop-In at Wonder Works

when: Mar 27 - 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

Once Upon a Castle at Chicago Children’s Museum

when: Mar 27 - May 14 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

ages: All ages

Tuesday, March 28

Play Amongst the Blooms this Spring Break

when: Mar 28 - Mar 31 at 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

cost: $75/child per day

ages: K-5

Storytown Improv

when: Mar 28 - Apr 30 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

Life as Mom Series at Willow Creek

when: every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.

where: Willow Creek, 67 Algonquin Rd, South Barrington

cost: $10/class; $35 childcare for semester

ages: Adults

The Snowy Day and Other Stories

when: Mar 28 - Apr 22 at 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

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

cost: $19+

ages: 3-9

Make A Day Of It – Spring Break Camp

when: Mar 28 - Apr 21 at Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

where: North Center, The Wishcraft Workshop, 3907 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $85/participant

ages: 5-12

Spring Adventure Camp

when: Mar 28 - Mar 29 at 9 am. to 3:30 p.m.

where: Northside Park Girl Scout Cabin, 1417 N. West St., Wheaton, Il

cost: $97.50/resident; $130/non-resident

ages: 5-9

Six Stories Tall

when: Mar 28 - Apr 29 at Mar. 24, 7 p.m.; Mar. 25, Apr. 8 & Apr. 15, 4 p.m.; Apr. 21, 7 p.m.; Apr. 22 & 29, 4 p.m.

where: Noble Square, Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago, Il

cost: $12-$17

ages: All ages

LEAP: Learn, Explore and Play Spring Series

when: Mar 28 - May 20 at Wed., Thurs. or Sat., 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

where: Lincoln Park Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo, Regenstein African Journey and Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., Chicago, Il

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

ages: 2-3, with an adult