Learn to identify dragonflies and damselflies by color and behaviors. Bring binoculars; a limited amount of binoculars are available to borrow.
Make a Curious George craft and have a chance to purchase two of George's favorite reads, Curious George Takes the Train or Curious George Visits the Library. Book proceeds benefit the DuPage County Historical Museum.
Bring the family out for a magic show with music, storytelling, comedy and more.
Visit with exotic live animal friends from all parts of the world and learn about what they eat and how they live in the wild.
Set against the backdrop of the 1896 Yukon Gold Rush, The Two Gentlemen of Verona features prospectors, saloon gals, and outlaws. Follow this zany troupe as they travel from Verona to Yukon to seek their fortune and find love. This family-friendly, 90-minute version of The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a great introduction to Shakespeare as well as a new take on a classic comedy. Patrons are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets and/or chairs to this outdoor production. For more information, visit www.spectralia.org.
Shoppers can stop by the store at 1940 N. Damen Ave. for tricks, treats, candy, games, and other activities. Costumes are encouraged.
A wide variety of original artwork will be on display and for sale. Enjoy the eclectic displays, live music and register to win the free art giveaway.
Event features movements and songs by the Miss Lori of Miss Lori’s CAMPUS and dialogic reading by WTTW’s tour manager, Mr. Brandon. Plus, interactive games that helps create excitement about reading. Following every 60 minute show, WTTW gives each child a bag comprised of special learning materials, resources for parents and caregivers, and a book. Check website for locations throughout the summer.
The WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van educates parents and children about proper nutrition and delivers that message in a fun, interactive, two-hour performance that includes stretching, dancing, singing, healthy food sampling, and one-on-one nutritional guidance and education. Each performance is lead by Miss Lori of Miss Lori’s CAMPUS and WTTW’s Mr. Brandon. Plus, an appearance and photo op with Arthur. Each event takes place within the "WTTW Kids Village" which has a stage area, sampling canopies, and a learning tent.
The spectacle is choreographed to music and produced by award-winning Melrose Pyrotechnics. Watch from a lakefront boat cruise, Navy Pier’s South Dock or one of the Ferris wheel gondolas.