Chicago-based teacher and singer/songwriter Shana Harvey leadskids in an interactive sing-along with folk songs from all over the world. Snacks, blankets and music-makers welcome. Kids must be accompanied by an adult and pre-registration is required.
After a fun and informative presentation, participants will hike through Glacial Park to observe bats flying out of a barn at dusk. Wear comfortable shoes for a one mile hike.
Current White Sox players and Southpaw the mascot will be signing autographs during the celebration of the South Side’s favorite team. Guests will be allowed to have one item signed and should bring their own item to be signed (photos will not be provided).
Explore the architecture above street level, the action of the rails below, and the stories of one of America’s last grand railway stations. The walking tour runs 90 minutes to two hours. June 22, July 27, Aug. 10 and 24.
Learn how to make a button and string notebook that can be used as a journal or even a place to store small paper items. All materials provided.
The science fiction romance Dissonance features heroine Delancy Sullivan, a young woman with a special gift: she can travel between countless parallel worlds created each time someone makes a choice. Author Erica O’Rourke discusses the creation of Dissonance, answers questions from the audience, and signs copies of her work. Refreshments will be served.
Beginning July 1, children can stop by for a list of participating stores, which each have a 6" Waldo figurine hidden somewhere on the premises. When the child finds him, that business's staff will give the child a card that says "I found Waldo at _____." Bring all the cards back for chances to win prizes.
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.
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