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Super Heroes Weekend

Legoland Discovery Center | Schaumburg, Ill.

Activities include: an epic battle of good vs. evil as heroes join forces to save MINILAND from an invasion of criminal villains; a hero-themed costume contest; a super hero scavenger hunt for a chance to win four free annual passes; build your own crime-fighting super hero; creative building challenges for a chance to win prizes; and more.

When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Monday.
Cost: $20

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview, Ill.

The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.

Cost: $9.50, $8.50 seniors

Ravinia Festival Music Makers

Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview, Ill.

Discover how sounds make music, and how music makes you feel, with activities like making melodies on bolt- and wrench-a-phones, using soft sculpture pegs to make a music box, blowing air over a reed, moving musical notes on a staff, beating percussion instruments, and creating an artistic masterpiece that reflects how music makes you feel

Cost: Free with admission

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center | Evanston, Ill.

Stanley has always dreamed of doing great things, but he resigns himself to playing with his little brother… until the morning he wakes up completely flat. Stanley can now fold up into an envelope, hide in paintings, become a surfboard and travel wherever he wants! He is finally having the adventures of his dreams, but something is still missing. Performances at 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday from Feb. 8-17.


Cost: $10, $8 kids

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