Festival features food, entertainment, kids' play area, polka
parade and pierogi eating contest.
Enjoy an indoor presentation on reptiles and amphibians with live animals, then head outside for a hike to explore reptile and amphibian habitat and play games. Dress for the weather and be prepared to hike on uneven terrain.
See the skating stars of tomorrow at this United States Figure Skating sanctioned competition which draws more than 250 participants across the Midwest and beyond.
Join Language Stars on a field trip to Chinatown Square. Optional Dim Sum lunch to follow.
Interactive event about the night sky. Invent a new constellation picture, get in the know about what’s up with NASA, sample astronaut food, pilot a “rover”, race to the planets, and more.
Parents and educators can attend this conference featuring several spiritually-based educational systems. Leading representatives from the Montessori, Waldorf, Krishnamurti, Theosophical, and Raja Yoga schools will share their methods of teaching. Plus nature educator Joseph Cornell will conduct indoor and outdoor nature activities for educators, parents and children.
Win prizes at more than 20 fun fair games, plus face painting, spin art, sandy candy, tattoos, inflatables and more.
Enjoy an afternoon “Beach Party” at Centennial Beach complete with Beach Blanket Bingo, Limbo, Hoola Hoops, water balloon toss and more. Also, enjoy swimming, games, playing in the sand and a picnic dinner.
Read a story from Dr. Seuss, then explore the animals of the ancient Near East and find out if you have any in your own backyard.
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.