Parents and caregivers learn about the latest studies on
nutrition and foods to grow a healthy mind and body, in a program
led by Lara Pullen, a local mother with a PhD in the life sciences
from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.
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.
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.
Learn more about the nonprofit organization's vast array of
services and take a guided tour of Anixter Center to see the many
programs and services. Guests have an opportunity to meet and greet
with Anixter Center clients, volunteers and staff and hear their
inspiring stories. Refreshments will be served. To RSVP, to arrange
for accommodations or to learn more about the Open House, please
contact Anand Varghese at (773) 973-7900 ext. 249 or via email at