Everyone should know what do in case of a fire. Visit
the Play it Safe exhibit for kid-friendly life-saving skills and
Kids can visit DCM's Art Studio, where they will find enough
cardboard boxes to build anything their minds can
imagine. Part of the "Global Cardboard Challenge," an
event in which children around the world are encouraged to "build
anything awesome out of cardboard, recycled materials and
Informative bike ride through Busse Woods Forest Preserve
to learn about the cultural and natural history of the area.
Brookfield Zoo gives a live animal presentation featuring exotic
critters from around the world. Space is limited and registration
is required. Call (815) 895-9777 to register.
Explore the life of a tree, discover what makes trees so special
and learn how they supply food and shelter for a variety of
wildlife, then plant another tree.
Giant Steps of Illinois hosts a USATF approved 5K run/walk
for autism awareness. Supporters are also encouraged to create
their own fundraising teams of at least five runner/walkers
with a fundraising goal, all of which will directly benefit Giant
Join Todd, Matt, and D.M. from the White Dad Problems Comedy
Podcast as they dispense horrible parenting advice and let you
laugh at their misery. Tickets on sale now at
Visitors can walk inside the two-story silo and turn the crank
of a silage machine, watching "corn plants" delivered to the top of
the silo. Plus, learn about the history of silos and silage, build
miniature silos with building blocks simulating wood, brick and
metal and much more.
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to
transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where
imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.
Kids enter artist Gino Severini's interpretation of trains by
role-playing engineer, passenger or conductor in a child-size train
and look for objects in an eight-foot wide "hidden pictures" mural
of artist Don Stewart's "Steam Train." Plus, enjoy specially
designed wooden train tables and a huge new interactive crane.