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In The Park with Civic Homan Square

Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Chicago, Ill.


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.
Cost: Free

PianoForte Family Series: Fantastic Imagination

PianoForte Studios | Chicago, Ill.

Pianist George Lepauw takes the audience on a journey to foreign lands and introduces them to new characters with music by Scarlatti and Debussy. Includes performance and discussion about different topics related to the piano and piano performance. Followed by a milk-and-cookies reception.

When: 3-4 p.m.
Cost: $5

JCYS Presents: Susan Salidor

Schubas | Chicago, Ill.

Concert for children.

When: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $8

Cross Country Candlelight Ski

The Hollows | Cary, Ill.


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.
Cost: Free

A Seuss Celebration

Palatine Park District | Palatine, Ill.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with Seuss crafts and a showing of The Lorax.

When: 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $10 family

Cutting Hall Film Series - The Wizard of Oz

Cutting Hall | Palatine, Ill.

Enjoy the story of Dorothy and friends on the big screen at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center.

When: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $6

Donuts for Dads

River Forest Public Library | River Forest, Ill.


Family drop-in program includes crafts, books and board games, along with breakfast treats from Blue Max Coffee. Plus, a fun story time by the fireplace at 10:30.

Cost: Free

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Cook Memorial Public Library District | Libertyville, Ill.


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.
Cost: Free

Black Bear Exhibit

Lake View Nature Center | Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.


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

Unboxed: Adventures in Cardboard

Chicago Children's Museum | Chicago, Ill.

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

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