Includes fall crafts, games, face painting, treats, a
cookie/candy walk and bobbing for donuts. Costumes are optional
(nothing scary or violent please) or come as you are.
New exhibit showcases 50 rare and unique objects from the
Sterling Morton Library's collections. The artifacts include a
collection of butterflies that is more than 100 years old, an
Eskimo bone carving, original woodblocks, and metal sculptures.
Explore a modern cabinet of curiosities, with drawers that pull out
and doors that open to reveal objects and interactive games, share
your vision of a library in 50 years, and take part in a
library-wide scavenger hunt.
Features supersized animatronic dinosaurs, including
favorites like Stegosaurus and Triceratops, as well as obscure
dinosaur species with unusual characteristics, like feathers.
Shantungosaurus-the largest dinosaur to walk on two legs-stands at
more than 20 feet tall and 50 feet long in Roosevelt Fountain, and
a tented showcase highlights the most recent paleontological
findings that birds evolved from dinosaurs. In addition, guests
will learn how dinosaurs are relevant to today's world and how
changes in climate may have led to their extinction, plus about
prehistoric flowers and plants .
Exhibition highlighting the culture of illustration through the
talented cartoonists, illustrators and voice actors connected to
the Geneva community. Features well-known artists such as Daws
Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear and many Hanna Barbera characters,
along with Chester Gould, creator of the Dick Tracy comic
Blackberry Farm will be decorated in the spirit of pumpkin
season. A picnic area will feature an assortment of pumpkins for
purchase, and a decorating station with painting supplies is
provided. Plus, carousel rides, hay wagon rides and tours on the
"Pumpkin Train." A magic show will be featured Oct. 13, with the
Trick-or-Treat Walk and Costume Contest on Oct. 20 (noon to 3
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.
Join Professor McBumble and his group of rag tag actors as they
present three different fairy tales with an anti-bullying message.
Updated adaptions of Little Red Ridinghood, The Ugly Duckling &
Three Billy Goats Gruff are performed in this world premiere
musical. "It's not cool to be cruel!" "It's so lame to call people
names!" are just a few of the lesson taught in this important show.
Performances are from Oct. 2-May 2 at locations throughout Chicago
and the suburbs. Check website for venue dates and times.
Performances are 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.
Sundays from Oct. 19-Nov. 3. Nov. 1-2 performances are at 7:30
Watch movies, snack and learn how to interact with others.
Through a party atmosphere teens and tweens are gently guided
through the friend making process, answer questions, listen to
concerns and support. Reservations are required.