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Rockin’ into Spring

The Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

Check out a collection of showcase of unique rocks, gems and other "earthly" specimens. Touch beautiful crystals, examine the Illinois state rocks and minerals and take home a rock creation of your own.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Tiny Great Performance: Kalapriya

DuPage Children's Museum | Naperville, Ill.

Kalapriya introduces the grace and symbolism behind the gestures of traditional Indian dance in their special performance, "If Peacocks Could Fly." The audience is invited to join the company to tell a story through dance.

When: 2 and 2:45 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Tales and Treasures

The Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

New exhibit showcases 50 rare and unique objects from the Sterling Morton Library's collections. The artifacts include a collection of butterflies that is more than 100 years old, an Eskimo bone carving, original woodblocks, and metal sculptures. Explore a modern cabinet of curiosities, with drawers that pull out and doors that open to reveal objects and interactive games, share your vision of a library in 50 years, and take part in a library-wide scavenger hunt.

Cost: Free with admission

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

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

Lambing Days

Enjoy Pioneer Farm | Hampshire, Ill.

Hold baby lambs, goats, chicks, piglet and calf, and  watch the sheep being sheared. Cameras are welcome.

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $5, $11 maximum per family

Fiddler on the Roof

Paramount Arts Centre and Theatre | Aurora, Ill.

Performances run March 6-24 on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m.

Cost: $34.90 to $46.90
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