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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.