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
Cardboard sculptor John Salhus shows how to transform
drawings into cool 3D sculptures.
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
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
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
Concert for children.
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.
Visitors become space adventurers and set off on a journey to
discover the Universe in a way never done before. Travel a billion
light-years and back, fly through space, orbit the Moon, zoom into
a canyon on Mars, and soar through the cosmic web where a million
galaxies shower down. The experience was created utilizing real
telescopic data and the best scientific imagery.
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.