Take a closer look at the moon and Saturn through telescopes and talk with a naturalist. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. In case of poor visibility, the program will be cancelled. Please dress for the weather.
Join us for an evening of toe tapping and dancing as we kick off Chicago’s music festival season with our family-friendly and kid-approved music fest. This event will take place in the lower outdoor field of Washington Jr. High School.
Bring a picnic or buy lunch from a food vendor. Moonwalks and inflatable slide, balloon sculptures, Stilt Walker, face painting, Park District information booth and free giveaways.
Nightly entertainment, rides with wristband on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, bingo, food, haunted laser tag and a raffle.
Attendees will be the first to try out and see the new Huggies Little Movers with exclusive movements and activities created by Nikki Glor, celebrity fitness instructor and mom. All activities are designed to celebrate baby’s moving moments and get parents moving, too. RSVP to [email protected].
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