Trash Mash-Up

CircEsteem & The Chicago Youth Circus | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Using disposable materials, collected before they enter the waste stream, workshop participants help construct original performing objects and costume elements inspired by traditions from around the world.

When: 1-4 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. Monday; 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Cost: Free

Spanish Storytime at Palatine's North Hoffman Branch Public Library

Palatine Park District | Palatine, Ill.

FREE  

Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities conducted entirely in their native language.

When: Noon-12:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Spanish Storytime at Indian Trails Public Library

Indian Trails Public Library | Wheeling, Ill.

FREE  

Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities conducted entirely in their native language.

When: 9:30-10 a.m.
Cost: Free

Elmhurst Goes to the Fair

Elmhurst Historical Museum | Elmhurst, Ill.

FREE  

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.

FREE  

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.

FREE  

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
 





 
 
 
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