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 IMAX Theater.Cost: Free
Includes activities, door prizes, giveaways and vendors available, all designed to promote a healthy lifestyle to children.When: Noon-3 p.m.
Artist Ann Toebbe leads a class in which young artists use paint, paper, glue and other materials to construct their house from memory.When: 10-11:30 a.m.
Explore all 3 levels, 24 classrooms, an artisan gift shop, and gallery. Experiment in all departments with our free workshops and demonstrations for any age, including special kids' activities from noon-4 p.m.When: Noon-4 p.m.
Chamber ensembles from the Civic Orchestra present free, interactive concerts in neighborhoods across Chicago as part of the MusiCorps In the Park with Civic series, a music education and advocacy program.
When: 1 p.m.
Bring your own skis and test your skills along the 1 mile looped trail, then enjoy hot chocolate around the campfire.When: 5-9 p.m.
Families can learn how to be safe in and around the home. Use a "passport" to meet local safety personnel and learn important safety tips to use every day. Get a free gift once the passport is completely stamped.When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join us at Aspen Drive Library for stories, music, crafts, and games as we celebrate the beloved author's birthday.When: 10:30 a.m.
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.Cost: Free
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.