Discover how to prepare simple dishes using local and seasonal produce. Food samples and tips for packing a sustainable lunch are included.
At this back-to-school family event, kids can open a student checking or savings account for $5 and get a $15 deposit match from the Monroe Foundation. The first 100 savings accounts opened receive a one-year DuSable Museum membership (limit one per family). Plus, Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable will talk on being an entrepreneur and the importance of saving and finance and Elijah McCoy will be on hand to speak on being an inventor and the importance of saving. Bring a copy of each child's social security card.
Join Neighborhood Parents Network (NPN) & Lil' Kickers for a morning of non-stop fun with friends and family at Chitown Futbol. This event is perfect for toddlers and children of all ages, with something for everyone. Included in the admission price: soccer demonstrations and sample classes, supervised inflatable jump zone; arts, crafts, games and activities; face painting; raffle.
Learn about My Gym's philosophy of health, fitness, and fun. Special offers during back-to-school period.
Try out some goofy faces, learn a wacky walk or build an arsenal of original knock-knock jokes. Once your material is ready, it's time to hit the stage and showcase your best bits at the Children's Museum's own comedy club.
Exhibit highlights the longtime rivalry between the fans of these two storied teams. This cultural history exposé covers all the bases of the crosstown rivalry to examine concepts of loyalty and fandom through videos of each team’s colorful supporters; interviews with former players, sports journalists and broadcasters; and fan souvenirs and ephemera.
Exhibit commemorates the 40th anniversaries of 1970's Saturday morning cartoons that featured positive black characters for the first time in television history. It was the first time that cartoons like Josie And The Pussy Cats, Kid Power and Star Trek featured strong, positive black female characters. It was also the first time that black people like Bill Cosby and Berry Gordy led the development of animated television programming featuring black characters.
A live show that takes adventurous space explorers on an
immersive tour of the Solar System. Set in the future,
Destination Solar System flies audiences
from one end of the Solar System to the other in under 30 minutes,
from sizzling solar flares on the Sun to liquid methane lakes on
Saturn's moon, Titan. Passengers can travel hundreds of millions of
miles in just seconds on an adventure-filled tour led by Jesse, an
enthusiastic, knowledgeable yet "green" tour guide, and MAX, a
highly advanced, fully integrated onboard computer.
Travel back to 1893 and experience the excitement of the White
City. Digital technology will bring the World's Fair to life.
Visitors will see items that thrilled fairgoers 120 years ago
including large taxidermied animals, fully articulated animal
skeletons, and ancient fish from Wyoming's Green River fossil bed.
Using an iPad application, visitors can explore many items from the
World's Fair still hidden in the Museum's vaults and will also get
an overview of the Museum's history and the personalities who
helped shape this institution.
Exhibit explores animals and plants as machines built for
survival, complete with pumps, pipes, insulation, motors, springs,
and intelligence gathering devices. Using real specimens, life-like
models, amazing video footage, and interactive displays, the
exhibition investigates how cheetahs run so fast and fleas jump so
far; how the bite force of an extinct fish made it a top predator;
how a toucan stays cool in the jungle; how a Venus fly trap detects
its next meal; and how many other organisms function as machines in
order to survive, move, and discover. Presented in English and