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Monday, October 23

Discovery Squad at The Field Museum

when: Oct 23 - 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

Fall Fest @ Lincoln Park Zoo

when: Oct 23 - Oct 29 at Every Fri., Sat., & Sun., & Columbus Day; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

cost: Free admission; $3/ride tickets

ages: All ages

Dinner & a Cruise to Remember

when: Oct 23 - 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

Donley’s Wild West Annual Fall Fest

when: Oct 23 - Oct 29 at 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

where: Donley's Wild West, 8512 S. Union Rd., Union, Il

cost: $17; free for children 2 & under

ages: All ages

Butterfly Release at Peggy Notebaert

when: Oct 23 - 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

Dinner & a Cruise to Remember

when: Oct 23 - 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

Eric Carle Brightens Chicago Children’s Museum

when: Oct 23 - Jan 7 at Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Also open Thurs., 5 p.m-8 p.m.

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

cost: $14/person; free for ages 1 & under

ages: All ages

Beginner’s Art Studio Drop-In at Wonder Works

when: Oct 23 - 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

Free Admission Day at The Field Museum

when: Oct 23 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

Acting Through Imagination

when: every Monday at Mon., 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (no class Nov. 20)

where: Actors Training Center, 1122 Central Ave., 2nd Fl., Wilmette, Il

cost: $180

ages: K-1

Go Behind the Scenes at Shedd Aquarium

when: Oct 23 - 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+

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

Dungeon of Doom

when: Oct 23 - Nov 4 at Hours vary, check website

where: Dungeon of Doom, 600 29th St., Zion, Il

cost: $25-$79

ages: All ages

Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes at Shedd

when: Oct 23 - 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+

Interact with the Penguins at LPZ

when: Oct 23 - Oct 31 at Daily, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

cost: $60/person

ages: 6+

Jurassic World: The Exhibition

when: Oct 23 - Jan 7 at Sun.-Wed., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

where: Museum Campus, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il

cost: Basic admission + Jurassic World: $37/adult, $25/child

ages: All ages

Get Up Close & Personal with Penguins at Shedd

when: Oct 23 - 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+

Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America

when: Oct 23 - 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

Monica + Andy Pop-up Guideshop at The Shops at North Bridge

when: Oct 23 - Jan 31 at Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

where: Magnificent Mile, The Shops at North Bridge, 520 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Chicago, Il

ages: All ages

Kick it Old School at Cascade Drive-In

when: Oct 23 - 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

FireZone Drop In

when: Oct 23 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where: Firezone, 1100 National Pkwy., Schaumburg, Il

cost: $10

ages: 2-9

Monica + Andy Pop-up Guideshop at The Shops at North Bridge

when: Oct 23 - Jan 31 at Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

where: Magnificent Mile, The Shops at North Bridge, 520 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Chicago, Il

ages: All ages

Discover Math in Nature with a Mirror Maze

when: Oct 23 - 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

RISE Field Hockey Clinic

when: Oct 23 - Oct 24 at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Near West Side, Lil' Kickers, 1911 W. Lake St., Chicago, Il

cost: $225

ages: K-8

Pumpkin Patch in the Hard Rock Parking Lot

when: Oct 23 - Nov 3 at 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

where: River North, Hard Rock Cafe Chicago, 63 W. Ontario, Chicago, Il

cost: Free admission

ages: All ages

Keep Coming Back for This Fall-Long Festival

when: Oct 23 - Oct 29 at 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sept., Sat. & Sun.; Oct., Fri.-Sun., & Columbus Day, Oct. 9

where: Stade's Farm & Market, 3709 W Miller Rd., McHenry

cost: $10/adult; $15/ child (2-17); $5/seniors (65 & up)

ages: All ages

Settlers Pond Pumpkin Patch

when: Oct 23 - Oct 31 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: beacher, Settlers Pond, 1301 E. Offner Rd., Chicago, Il

cost: 10 for adults and 14 for kids all inclusive

ages: 2 and under free and adults are 13 and up

Siegel’s Farm Pumpkin Fest

when: Oct 23 - Oct 31 at 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

where: Siegel's Farm, 17250 S. Weber Rd., Lockport, Il

cost: Weekdays, $11.95; Weekends, $14.95

ages: All ages

Theatre-Hikes at Morton Arboretum

when: Oct 23 - 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

Hofbräuhaus Chicago Oktoberfest

when: Oct 23 - Oct 29 at Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.

where: Hofbräuhaus Chicago, 5500 Park Pl. , Rosemont, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

Tuesday, October 24

Discovery Squad at The Field Museum

when: Oct 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

Donley’s Wild West Annual Fall Fest

when: Oct 24 - Oct 29 at 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

where: Donley's Wild West, 8512 S. Union Rd., Union, Il

cost: $17; free for children 2 & under

ages: All ages

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