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 branchesWhen: 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
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 IMAX Theater.Cost: Free
Cardboard sculptor John Salhus shows how to transform drawings into cool 3D sculptures.When: 1-3 p.m.
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 noon-4 p.m.When: Noon-4 p.m.
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.
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.
Concert for children.When: 10:30 a.m.
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
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.Cost: $28 pass (includes admission); $22 kids 3-11
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