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
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.When: 10:30 a.m.
Dress up in your best clothes and have a date night with dinner and dancing. Each child receives a gift and picture with dad. Pre-registration is required by Feb. 15.When: 5-7 p.m.
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
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 feelCost: Free with admission