Discover amazing adaptations of some of the world's most unique animals, including how tails help animals do ordinary to extraordinary things, from swatting away flies to holding onto branchesWhen: 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
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
Discover a world of hidden treasures with geocaching. Bring your GPS unit or borrow from us. Volunteers Bill and Linda Racicot and Dave Wagner will instruct how to use these devices, then head out to explore.When: 1-3 p.m.
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.
Cardboard sculptor John Salhus shows how to transform drawings into cool 3D sculptures.When: 1-3 p.m.
Pamela Welcome brings the passion and determination of Harriet Tubman to life. Educational materials about Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and the Civil War era will be available in the lobby before and after the performance.When: 2-3 p.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.
Girls learn how to create fresh and fun 'dos for her doll on game days. Includes easy-to-follow tips, plus doll hair accessories to take home. Reservations required.When: 8:15 a.m.
Michael Flatley brings his Irish Dance show to Chicago at 2 and 7 p.m. March 2.When: 2 and 7 p.m.