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Giving Thanks Campaign

Oak Park Public Library | Oak Park, Ill.

FREE  

Write and decorate letters to those in service to our community, and our country, during the holiday season.

When: 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

How People Make Things

DuPage Children's Museum | Naperville, Ill.

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.

Cost: Free with admission

TRAINS – All Aboard Art!

DuPage Children's Museum | Naperville, Ill.

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.

 

Cost: Free with admission

A Century of Girls Leading the Way

Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest | Oak Park, Ill.

A special exhibit on the history of Girl Scouting, with special focus on Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Girl Scouts of the USA.

Cost: Free with admission

Junior Naturalists

Lincoln Marsh Natural Area | Wheaton, Ill.

Activities nurture every child's curiosity about natural science. Class meets for four weeks at Lincoln Marsh and and four weeks at the Northside Park Girl Scout Cabin.

When: 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Cost: $60, $48 resident

Music Time

Wonder Works | Oak Park, Ill.

Stop by for live children's music, a great introduction to the magic of music.

When: 11:15 a.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Social Skills Classes

Airtastic Play Land | Aurora, Ill.

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.

Cost: Check website
 







 
 
 
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