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
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
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.
Includes activities, door prizes, giveaways and vendors
available, all designed to promote a healthy lifestyle to
Artist Ann Toebbe leads a class in which young artists use
paint, paper, glue and other materials to construct their house
Cardboard sculptor John Salhus shows how to transform
drawings into cool 3D sculptures.
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.
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
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.
Michael Flatley brings his Irish Dance show to Chicago at 2 and
7 p.m. March 2.