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Mix it Up!

DuPage Children's Museum | Naperville, Ill.

Discover and observe changes that take place when you mix two substances.

When: 10:45-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $23 pair, $17 member pair

Pajama Time Concert

Downtown Evanston | Evanston, Ill.

FREE  

Includes music from Joel Frankel and stories with Jane Stetson. Feel free to bring a blankie and dress in jammies.

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Puppet Place Theater

Lisle Library District | Lisle, Ill.

FREE  

The Puppet Place is one of the Chicago area's oldest and longest running puppet theater companies.

When: 2-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Taste of Trinity Summer Workshop

Trinity Academy of Irish Dance |

These one-hour fun-filled sessions will include basic footwork, introduction to Irish dance music & rhythm, learning the traditional Irish Jig and more.

When: 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m.
Cost: $65

Language Stars Frozen Movie Night

Language Stars |

Watch Frozen and enjoy pizza, popcorn and juice.

When: 6-8 p.m.
Cost: $25

Mommy and Me Zumba in the Plaza

Winston Plaza Shopping Center | Melrose Park, Ill.

FREE  

Exercise alone or with your children 3 and up. Playland Attendant on site for Children under 5. All first-time attendees recieve a Health & Fitness Goodie Bag. Bring a towel, water and a mat.

When: 10 a.m.
Cost: Free

Tree House Tales

Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

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.

When: 7 a.m.-sunset
Cost: Free with admission

Butterflies & Blooms

Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe, Ill.

Outdoor butterfly garden where visitors can immerse themselves with hundreds of live tropical butterfly species from around the world. A field guide is available to help visitors identify dozens of species in the exhibition. Visitors can also observe butterflies hatching through a window into the pupa emergence room.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., weather permitting.
Cost: $6, $5 seniors, $4 kids 3-12. Discounts for members and combination tickets available.

Circus Zirkus

Chicago Children's Museum | Chicago, Ill.

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.

Cost: Free with admission

Japan and Nature: Spirits of the Seasons

Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview, Ill.

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.

Cost: Free with admission
 







 
 
 
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