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In the Park with Civic

Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Chicago, Ill.


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: 3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Egg Hunt

Bosley Park | Chicago, Ill.


May also feature treats, prizes, face painting, arts and crafts and photo opportunities with the bunny.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: Free

Pigeon Palooza Party

Women and Children First | Chicago, Ill.


Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Mo Willems' pigeon character. Miss Linda and Miss Mack will give voice to Mo's characters in spirited performance. Plus, games, activities and snacks.

When: 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Elmhurst Goes to the Fair

Elmhurst History Museum | Elmhurst, Ill.


Learn about Chicago's two World's Fairs though the experiences of three Elmhurst residents during the 1893 and 1933-34 fairs and explore rare artifacts.

Cost: Free

Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America

The Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum | Grayslake, Ill.


The exhibition, created by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, explores the history of our 16th President, from his boyhood to his last years in office. Includes various family-friendly events.

Cost: Free; donations appreciated

Oink, Baa, Moo: Farm Fun

Waukegan Public Library | Waukegan, Ill.


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

The People's Passion Play

Quest Theatre Ensemble | Chicago, Ill.


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

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