Join a naturalist for a casual nature walk on the local
A free evening featuring an expert talk, plus the opportunity to shop the new Baby Experience. Everyone receives a tote and hasthe opportunity to meet the vendors, collect samples and learn more about featured products. BCB’s Resident Experts will offer a 15-20 minute presentation and the event concludes with 15 minutes of Q&A. Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/bcbasics-for-expectant-moms-and-dads-presented-by-target-diapering-swaddling-and-bathing-willowbrook-tickets-11232381355
Learn about programs and options in the area from Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Park District, High Ridge YMCA, Jewish Community Center, West Rogers Park After School Program, the Chicago Metropolitan YMCA and Northeastern Illinois University.
Forts are the perfect place for pretend stakeout areas and
secret society meetings. Use couch cushions, upside-down
tables, doors, headboards-even stairs that go nowhere!-to create a
cool and cozy space that's all your own.
Explore the magic that happens when soap, water, and air
combine. Use wild wands to makebubbles big and small. Catch,
dance with and even step inside giant bubbles.
The exhibit features the rare Black Java
and White Java strains of chicken, which were an endangered species
less than a decade ago. Includes a special child-height egg
incubator, hatchery unit and a pen for newborn chicks. Runs from
March 18-June 16.
A multi-media, interactive, exhibit that allows children to discover how nature is reflected and celebrated in the lives of Japanese children through special seasonal environments and traditional Japanese activities. The exhibit focuses on the regions of Lake Biwa, Sapporo, Kyoto and Fukuoka, offering an in-depth exploration of each region through video, audio and visual media, as well as authentic props and hands-on interactive activities.
Kids will be able
to explore the pet vet office and learn a new respect for creatures
as they nurse sick and injured animals back to health
on the examining and operating tables; examine
x-rays; get play animals clean; determine
what diet is best and make a healthy meal; climb
aboard a large format animal scale; help the lost pets
find their correct homes and clamber through the pet
Exhibit highlights the evolution, biology and misconceptions of
Megalodon, an enormous prehistoric shark that once cruised all the
world's oceans. The exhibit conveys current research findings of
Florida Museum paleontologists, and showcases both fossil and
modern shark specimens and full-scale models from several