Spectacular Snowflakes

Prairieview Education Center | Crystal Lake, Ill.

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.
Cost: $5, free resident

Mother/Son Hip-Hop Dance

West Ridge Center | Highland Park, Ill.

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.

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $37 pair, $29 resident pair

"Tot Rock" Family Concert

The Chicago Lighthouse for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired | Highland Park, Ill.

Concert features Jodi's Jiggle Jam.

When: 10:30 a.m.-noon
Cost: $10 kids, $5 adults, free kids under 1

Dickens: 200 Years of Celebrity

Lake County Discovery Museum | Wauconda, Ill.

Hundreds of objects and documents from the exclusive private collection, together with a rare collection of first editions of his most famous works, tell the story of how Charles Dickens and his characters became enduring cultural icons. Interactive and multi-media displays and personal effects take visitors through a chronological tour of the life, literature and legacy of Dickens. View his personal traveling inkwell, take a ride in an early century carriage, and learn about the memorable characters, stories and themes of his famous tales through games, time period puzzles and Dickens' own personal Facebook page.

Cost: Free with admission

Oink, Baa, Moo: Farm Fun

Waukegan Public Library | Waukegan, Ill.

FREE  

Interactive learning centers include a barn slide, apple orchard and chicken coop. Maggie, a life-sized fiberglass milking cow sponsored by Golden Oaks Farm in Wauconda, will be the focus of the new exhibit. Maggie is over five feet tall and features a working udder that recirculates the water that children "milk."

Cost: Free
 





 
 
 
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