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Tuesday, August 22

Kick it Old School at Cascade Drive-In

when: Aug 22 - 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

Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America

when: Aug 22 - 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: Aug 22 - 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

Hands-On Fun at Chicago Botanic Garden

when: Aug 22 - 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

Find Your Inner Builder at MSI

when: Aug 22 - 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

Butterflies & Blooms

when: Aug 22 - Sep 4 at 10 a.m.-5p.m.

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

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

ages: All ages

Summer Fireworks at Navy Pier

when: Aug 22 - Sep 3 at Wed., 9:30 p.m.; Sat., 10:15 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Kids Eat Free at Hofbrauhaus

when: every Tuesday at 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

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

cost: Free for kids

ages: All ages

Discover Math in Nature with a Mirror Maze

when: Aug 22 - 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

Farm and Nature Walk Continues

when: Aug 22 - Oct 9 at 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Northwest Indiana, 3606 Belshaw Rd., Lowell, Il

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Tinkering Tuesdays at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Aug 22 at 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

where: Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, Il

cost: Free with admission

ages: All ages

Broadway in Chicago Presents Disney’s Aladdin

when: Aug 22 - Sep 10 at Showtimes vary, check website

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

cost: $39+

ages: All ages

Sing Along with Mr. Singer at LPZ

when: Aug 22 - Sep 4 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

Say Hello From Japan . . . in Rockford

when: Aug 22 - 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

Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum

when: Aug 22 - 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

Millennium Park Summer Film Series

when: every Tuesday at Tues., 6:30 p.m.

where: Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: Varies by movie

Reimagine Mexico with Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA

when: Aug 22 - Sep 3 at Showtimes vary, check calendar

where: Near West Side, Under the Grand Chapiteau at United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago, Il

cost: $35+

ages: All ages

Rush Hour Concerts at St. James Cathedral

when: every Tuesday at Doors open at 5 p.m. for interactive pre-concert reception; concert 5:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

where: River North, St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Butterfly Release at Peggy Notebaert

when: Aug 22 - 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

Story Time at Play

when: every Tuesday at 11 a.m.

where: Logan Square, Play, 3109 W. Logan Blvd., Chicago, Il

cost: Free

Mother Goose’s Garden

when: Aug 22 - Aug 27 at showtimes vary

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

cost: $14

ages: 0-5

Old Town School of Folk Music at the Park

when: Aug 22 at 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. & 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

where: Lakeview, Park at Wrigley, 3637 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Beginner’s Art Studio Drop-In at Wonder Works

when: Aug 22 - 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

Storybook Mom at Little Threads

when: Aug 22 - 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: Aug 22 - 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

Dinner & a Cruise to Remember

when: Aug 22 - 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

Go Behind the Scenes at Shedd Aquarium

when: Aug 22 - 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: Aug 22 - 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: Aug 22 - 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

Dinner & a Cruise to Remember

when: Aug 22 - 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

Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes at Shedd

when: Aug 22 - 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: Aug 22 - 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: Aug 22 - 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

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