Kids can play in the straw maze, take a 30-minute hayride through the snowy fields, visit with the horses and check out the new Scottish Highland bull calves who were born in early January.When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Experts from SOAR (Save Our American Raptors) talk about their owls. After the presentation, dissect owl pellets and make a craft to take home.When: 1-2:30 p.m.
What is a stellar dendrite? Why is snow white? Are there really no two snowflakes that are exactly alike? Learn the answers to all of these questions and more, while investigating the snow.When: 1-2:30 p.m.
Go "behind the scenes" for an all-new experience at the military museum, plus see rare artifacts seldom displayed. Also features guided tours and hands-on educational activities for all ages.When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Meet scientist Jim Holstein as he shares meteorite specimens from the museum's collection, then stop by the art studio to make a piece of art that is out of this world.When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Bring the stroller along to explore the exhibits, then let the little ones get hands-on experience as they explore and discover nature during a 20-minute playgroup. Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17.When: 9-9:45 a.m.
Pig hearts are very similar to the human heart in structure, size, and function. Kids under 12 must have adult present. July 15 and Aug. 10.When: 1:30-3 p.m.
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.
This inspirational dance theater piece tells the story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, specifically revealing how Anne, Helen's teacher, led her from a state of almost feral wildness into education, activism and intellectual celebrity. Audio descriptions are available.When: 8-10 p.m.
In honor of Carnaval this year the Evanston Escola de Samba is having a big celebration. In addition to music and dancing, there will be crafts, face painting, dance and drumming lessons.When: 10 a.m.-noon