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
Experts from SOAR (Save Our American Raptors) talk about their
owls. After the presentation, dissect owl pellets and make a craft
to take home.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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
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.
Wind-generated sounds are the focus as Bienen School
musicians demonstrate the sometimes unexpected possibilities of
applying air to a blade of grass, kazoo, harmonica, slide whistle,
trombone, garden hose, flute, seashell, oboe reed, pan pipe and
other objects. The program will be held at Pick-Staiger.
Composer and trumpeter Orbert Davis and his CJP Chamber Ensemble
present a family-friendly concert of the Emmy-winning music from
the television documentary "DuSable to Obama", complete with video
highlights and audience participation.