Wednesday, October 10, 2012Submit An Event
Interactive story time and fun crafts indoors before heading out on the grounds for a winter walk. Themes change each week. Wednesdays and Fridays.
Where: Morton Arboretum
When: 11-11:45 a.m.
Cost: $5 (discounts for members)
Breathe in the crisp fall air as you enter the zoo through a cornstalk lined path, hear the crunch of the leaves underneath your feet, listen to the children conquering the straw pyramid or enjoy the sight of thousands of pumpkins on display. Nature-made fall decorations, including pumpkins, gourds and corn stalks, available to purchase.
Where: Cosley Zoo
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary, Tweens, Teens, Family/All Ages, Adults
Cost: Regular admission; cost of pumpkins varies
Program is managed by Stepping Stones Therapy. Social skills groups provide interactive and fun opportunities to increase speech, language, oral-motor, motor planning, socialization and sensory processing and modulation skills. Visit www.airtastic.com to request additional information.
Where: Airtastic Playland
Ages: Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary
Cost: Check website
Book writer and illustrator Marla Frazee reads from and signs copies of her new picture book, "Boot & Shoe," a tale of two dogs and the squirrel that disrupts their easy routine.
Where: The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
When: 4:30-5:15 p.m.
Ages: Preschool, Elementary