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Friday, May 25

Pet Photo Session Givebacks at A Little Photo Studio

when: May 25 - May 31

where: Lakeview, A Little Photo Studio, 2868 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $225 (30min session + 16 x 16 print + VIP tickets to Pet Parent Social on Jun. 5)

ages: All ages

Animal Secrets at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: May 25 - 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

The Science Behind Pixar at MSI

when: May 25 - 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

Michael’s Museum at Chicago Children’s Museum

when: May 25 - 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

Emerald City Theatre’s KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL

when: May 25 - May 27 at Times vary, check schedule

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

cost: $19+

ages: 3+

Birds of Paradise at Peggy Notebaert

when: May 25 - 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

The Chicago Dogs Home Games

when: May 25 at Game times vary, check schedule

where: Impact Field, 9850 Balmoral Ave., Rosemont, Il

cost: $9+

ages: All ages

Go Behind the Scenes at Shedd Aquarium

when: May 25 - 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+

Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America

when: May 25 - 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

Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: May 25 - 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

Troll Take-Over at Morton Arboretum

when: May 25 - 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

Discover Math in Nature with a Mirror Maze

when: May 25 - 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

Pig Out at the Red, White and BBQ Fest

when: May 25 - May 27 at Fri., 4 p.m.-10:30 p.m.; Sat., noon-10:30 a.m.; Sun., noon-9 p.m.

where: Ty Warner, 700 Blackhawk Dr., Westmont, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Critter Connection at Peggy Notebaert

when: May 25 - 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

Race: Are We So Different?

when: May 25 - 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

Memorial Day Weekend Cruises on Odyssey

when: May 25 - May 28 at Fri., 10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m.; Sat., 12:15 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 12:15 p.m. & 6 p.m.; Mon., 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

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

cost: $56.90+

ages: All ages

StoryTime! at Volumes

when: May 25 - 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

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea at Shedd Aquarium

when: May 25 - 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

Celebrate International Family Equality Day & Pride Month at CCM

when: May 25 - Jun 30 at Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Navy Pier, Chicago Children's Museum, 700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $14.95/adults & children; free for ages 1 & under

ages: All ages

Free Storytime at Barnes & Noble

when: May 25 - Dec 26 at Wed., 11 a.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Chicago Kids Company Presents: Beauty and the Beast

when: May 25 - Jun 29 at Showtimes vary, check website

where: Portage Park, Stahl Family Theater, 5900 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Il

cost: $12

ages: 2-10

Underwater Beauty at Shedd Aquarium

when: May 25 - 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

Discovery Squad at The Field Museum

when: May 25 - 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

Nature and Science at Wonder Works: What’s Inside?

when: May 25 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

where: Northwest, Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W, North Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302, Chicago, Il

cost: Admission is $7 Per Person Adult or Child

ages: O to 8

Daily Activities at LPZ

when: May 25 - 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

Build-a-Tree Eco-Workshop

when: May 25 - May 31 at 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

where: The Children's Garden at The Morton Arboretum, 4100 IL. Rte 53, Lisle, Il

cost: Free with admission

ages: All ages

Beginner’s Art Studio Drop-In at Wonder Works

when: May 25 - 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

Butterfly Release at Peggy Notebaert

when: May 25 - 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

Trivia Night at 360 CHICAGO

when: every Friday at Fri., 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

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

cost: Free with admission; $20.50/adults (50% discount for 606 area code residents)

ages: Adults

Blue Man Group

when: May 25 - May 31 at Showtimes vary, check schedule

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

cost: $39-$99

ages: 4+

Shadow Puppet Storytimes at Wonder Works

when: May 25 - 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

SpotHero Garage at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: May 25 - 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

Maifest at Hofbräuhaus Chicago

when: May 25 - May 28 at Sun.-Wed., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Thurs., 11 a.m.-midnight; Sat. & Sun., 11 p.m.-2 a.m.

where: Hofbräuhaus Chicago, 5500 Park Place, Rosemont, Il

ages: All ages

Kick it Old School at Cascade Drive-In

when: May 25 - 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

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