Learn more about polar bears - and what can be done to help
them. The zoo offers twice-daily Arctic activities at 11:30 a.m.
and 1:00 p.m. Resident polar bear Anana will be in for some extra
treats, and staff and volunteers will be giving away free passes to
see To The Arctic 3Dat Navy Pier
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.
Learn about Chicago's two World's Fairs though the
experiences of three Elmhurst residents during the 1893 and 1933-34
fairs and explore rare artifacts.
Exhibit includes numerous artifacts, photographs and other
documentary items that tell the story of Chicago's iconic candy
makers, including Snickers, Lemonheads, Butterfingers
and Cracker Jack.
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
Museum is free Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. It is free all month for
kids 3-11, up to four kids free with one paying adult.