Dave Seagren and his Tropical Sound Steel Pan bring the spirit
of the Caribbean Islands to life with a variety of tropical music
styles including reggae, calypso, socca, Latin and pop. Experience
the sound of the Caribbean as Dave plays his steel drum or "PAN,"
an instrument hand crafted from a fifty-five gallon steel oil
Winter fundraiser features displays and demonstrations by
natural history experts, live music, dancers, refreshments, and an
One-man show for families at 7 p.m. Jan. 26.
The show will open Jan. 18, with performances Jan. 18-20
and 25-27. Tickets are on sale at the Naperville Park
District at www.napervilleparks.org and at the Administration
Building, 320 W. Jackson Ave., and at the new 95th Street Center,
located at 2244 W. 95th St.
Show off your skills at the annual City Table Tennis
Championships. The top two finishers in each age division
will receive awards. Participants will need to bring their own
An action-packed competition that features teams from Chicago
and the surrounding suburbs. Participants compete for trophies by
driving robots they designed, built and programmed. The Oak Park
Education Foundation is also holding an Open House showcasing their
art, science, architecture and engineering programs that features
hands-on projects for kids 5-12.
Feature the black bear and its adaptations for survival in the
forest. Crawl into the bear's den, compare your senses to that of
the black bear, feel his fur, come face to face with a black bear
mount and more.
A new traveling exhibit created by Children's Museum of
Pittsburgh that links familiar childhood objects to a process of
manufacturing that combines people, ideas and technology. Inspired
by the factory tour segments from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the
exhibit offers hands-on activities using real factory tools and
machines to create objects including crayons, a baseball bat and a
matchbox car, just to name a few.