Learn how to plant mosses, ferns and miniature plants in a fairy
garden. Use recycled materials to create fun houses, and add small
characters such as trolls, and other fun items to make a unique,
Emily Oaks Nature Center is offering a free trail pack to
families with kids 2-5. Come use the grounds to explore shapes,
colors and textures of nature, and receive program ideas to
continue your explorations at home.
Get a view from the tree tops of Heller with the staff of Power
Adventures and work as a team to build the ultimate survivalist
shelter in the forest. Registration required.
Join us as we explore everyday math using plants and animals as
our guides. We will calculate the value of a tree, count seeds
using an ancient code and do a wildlife survey. Bring your sense of
exploration and be ready to do math.
Guests join Executive Pastry Chef
Fabrice Bouet for a tasty and educational class. Enter the pastry
kitchen at Lockwood Restaurant & Bar and learn the secrets to
making the original brownie. Includes sweets to take home.
RSVP to [email protected].
Hand and Bunraku puppets join giant costumed characters to tell the story of a little girl who sets out to fly her kite and takes a magical journey through her own imagination, accompanied by live music.
Explore the city's stories with your family through interactive activities, make-and-take crafts, music, performances, and more. April 12 and July 12: Prairie. Imagine what Chicago looked like before it was a city. Investigate the prairie plants that used to grow here: from gigantic flowers to far-reaching fields. May 10 and Aug. 9: Maps. Use a compass and connect artifacts to where they came from in the city. Follow clues and share stories. June 14: Artifacts. Find out what artifacts say about the city and its people. Touch, look, and talk about objects from Chicago’s past with your family.
Girls can learn tips and tricks for giving her doll a bright new
'do! Doll Hair Salon Stylists show lots of ways to style her doll's
hair using our new Bright Highlights Set, vibrant clip-in hair
colors made just for My American Girl dolls. April 12, May 10.
Please bring your own basket. Hunt starts at 11 a.m. Enjoy lunch in the café or at the grill, plus special one-day sales in the store.