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Introduction to Geocaching

Volo Bog State Natural Area | Ingleside, Ill.

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.
Cost:

Visiting Artist Workshop: 2D Drawings to 3D Sculptures

Chicago Children's Museum | Chicago, Ill.

Cardboard sculptor John Salhus shows how to transform drawings into cool 3D sculptures.

When: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

A Portrayal of Harriet Tubman at Prairie Lakes Theater

Des Plaines History Center | Des Plaines, Ill.

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.
Cost: $10, $5 kids

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

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

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

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview, Ill.

The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.

Cost: $9.50, $8.50 seniors

Start With A Sketch Exhibition

Geneva History Center | Geneva, Ill.

Exhibition highlighting the culture of illustration through the talented cartoonists, illustrators and voice actors connected to the Geneva community. Features well-known artists such as Daws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear and many Hanna Barbera characters, along with Chester Gould, creator of the Dick Tracy comic strip.

Cost: Donations accepted
 







 
 
 
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