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Sweet Home Chicago: The History of America’s Candy Capital

Harold Washington Library Center | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Exhibit includes numerous artifacts, photographs and other documentary items that tell the story of Chicago's iconic candy makers, including Snickers, Lemonheads, Butterfingers and Cracker Jack.

Cost: Free

Oink, Baa, Moo: Farm Fun

Waukegan Public Library | Waukegan, Ill.

FREE  

Interactive learning centers include a barn slide, apple orchard and chicken coop. Maggie, a life-sized fiberglass milking cow sponsored by Golden Oaks Farm in Wauconda, will be the focus of the new exhibit. Maggie is over five feet tall and features a working udder that recirculates the water that children "milk."

Cost: Free

Free Music Together Classes

Greenhouse Theater Center | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

March is "Sing With Your Child Month" so Marsha's Music is hosting an Open House Week of Free Classes culminating in a Drum Circle Fam Jam. Classes are appropriate for babies, toddlers and preschoolers and are at Greenhouse Theater Center; Joan's Studio, 1438 E. 57th St., Chicago; and Nazareth Family Center, 1127 N. Oakley, Chicago. Free classes run from March 1-7. Call (773) 288-3815 or marshasmusic.com to register.

 

 

Cost: Free

The People's Passion Play

Quest Theatre Ensemble | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Chronicles the creation of the universe and key biblical events through the Passion and Resurrection. The production is suitable for all ages and uses music and large-scale puppetry. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays from Feb. 22-March 31.

Cost: Free, donations accepted

Network & Resource Meetings

The Windy City/Chicagoland Apraxia Network | Downers Grove, Ill.

FREE  

Parents, caregivers, educators, therapists and professionals can learn more about apraxia and associated issues at meetings held on the first Thursday of each month. The meeting format rotates between informational/networking to topic- or speaker-driven. Meeting locations vary. Contact Holly Olmsted-Hickey at [email protected] for additional information on meeting topic, speaker or location.

Cost: Free
 







 
 
 
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