March is a time when a sleepy natural world experiences a great awakening. Learn more about these animals and how they are able to perform these amazing feats of survival.When: 7-8:30 p.m.
This is a unique opportunity for kids ages 6-12 to spend the night at The Field Museum. Spend your evening enjoying workshop activities like games from around the world or live insects from your own backyard. Enjoy a snack break to fuel yourself for a self-guided tour of Inside Ancient Egypt - in the dark. Overnights begin at 5:45 p.m. and end the following morning at 9 a.m. Families can sign up for Premium Package 1 ($75; $65 members) and reserve a sleeping spot in the Evolving Planet exhibition, or book Premium Package 2 ($87; $77 members)and reserve a sleeping spot in Evolving Planet and add a behind-the-scenes tour with a Field Museum scientist. For more information, visit fieldmuseum.org/overnights.When: 5:45 p.m.-9 a.m.
Learn about Josefina's caring spirit during a time of change in 1824. Have fun with your favorite girl as you learn words and phrases in Spanish and enjoy a delicious meal. Includes an American Girl book to take home, plus a keepsake booklet with activities and journaling pages to help commemorate this memorable day. $30 per person. Reservations required.When: 7:30 p.m.
Celebrate St Patrick's Day with a pasta dinner, sundae bar, raffles, bake sale, silent auction, kids' activities, and a sneak peak at the school musical.When: 4-8 p.m.
Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities conducted entirely in their native language.When: 11-11:30 a.m.
Join Miss Ashley for stories and songs.When: 9:30 a.m.
Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities conducted entirely in their native language.When: 10:30-11 a.m.
New exhibit showcases 50 rare and unique objects from the Sterling Morton Library's collections. The artifacts include a collection of butterflies that is more than 100 years old, an Eskimo bone carving, original woodblocks, and metal sculptures. Explore a modern cabinet of curiosities, with drawers that pull out and doors that open to reveal objects and interactive games, share your vision of a library in 50 years, and take part in a library-wide scavenger hunt.Cost: Free with admission
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.Cost: Free with admission
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