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Super Heroes Weekend

Legoland Discovery Center | Schaumburg, Ill.

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.
Cost: $20

Parenting Your Twice-Exceptional Child: Developing Talent and Accommodating Needs

Northwestern University | Evanston, Ill.

FREE  

Dr. Megan Foley-Nicpon leads a discussion on twice-exceptional students, or gifted students with co-existing disabilities. Dr. Foley-Nicpon discusses best practices for accommodating twice-exceptional students' needs, which includes identifying and developing talent domains.

When: 6:30-8 p.m.
Cost: Free

The Fabulous Fable Factory

Palatine Park District | Palatine, Ill.

Stage production includes recreations of famous fables including The Ant and the Grasshopper, The Tortoise and the Hare, and The Lion and the Mouse.

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $6

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview, Ill.

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

Ravinia Festival Music Makers

Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview, Ill.

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

Cost: Free with admission
 







 
 
 
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