Community celebration in the Little Village neighborhood
features food, live music, arts & crafts and activities for
kids and families.
Roast marshmallows and sing songs around a campfire, enjoy a
breakfast cooked outdoors, and participate in other fun activities.
A personal supply list will be e-mailed to you prior to the
campout. Tents, cooking equipment, and food provided. Adults are
required to register.
Try beautiful and tasty flower petals, grind your own cricket flour, snack on crunchy crawlies, plus learn about what is benign and what to avoid. Stations will be set up around the first floor of the museum for people to participate in delicious activities.
Each mom and daughter designs necklaces, bracelets and
zipper dangle ensembles. Choose from a beautiful selection of
glass faceted crystals, silver accents, pattern glass beads, silver
accents and unique charms. Also, decorate a wooden treasure box and
personalize with paints, stamps and jewels.
Enter a tree house village filled with adventure and
imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees'
ever-changing tale. The exhibition is comprised of six fun-filled,
educational tree houses, aimed at kids 2-10.
Children can immerse themselves in backstage preparation, perform routines in center ring or manage the behind-the-scenes action of lights and sound. Plus, try making a circus balance toy or dress up like a clown.
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