The Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble will
present the first live performance of artistic director Orbert
Davis' Emmy-winning score to the WTTW television
documentary. Special events include a shorter
family-friendly matinee, ideal for children aged 7 and up, on Feb.
16 at 2 p.m.
A-Z Entertainment has a hip hop dancer showing moms and sons the
newest moves and grooves. Have your picture taken and enjoy
dessert. Please wear gym shoes. This is a pre-registered event.
Family drop-in program includes crafts, books and board games,
along with breakfast treats from Blue Max Coffee. Plus, a fun story
time by the fireplace at 10:30.
Come to the library for an afternoon of drawing, reading, and
learning about comics. Create your own comic book character and
learn how to make a comic strip.
Concert features Jodi's Jiggle Jam.
Feature the black bear and its adaptations for survival in the
forest. Crawl into the bear's den, compare your senses to that of
the black bear, feel his fur, come face to face with a black bear
mount and 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.
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.
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
Visitors become space adventurers and set off on a journey to
discover the Universe in a way never done before. Travel a billion
light-years and back, fly through space, orbit the Moon, zoom into
a canyon on Mars, and soar through the cosmic web where a million
galaxies shower down. The experience was created utilizing real
telescopic data and the best scientific imagery.