Families can get their hearts and imaginations racing with an
evening of fun activities. March 28, April 25, May 30, June 27.
Join Erin and her creatures during an action-packed animal
presentation. Interact with snakes, lizards, birds, and more as you
learn about conservation and responsible pet ownership.
Sing, dance and party with your little one at Gymboree's music
Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute
interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities
conducted entirely in their native language.
Chris McBrien delivers his hilarious family-friendly stand-up
May feature treats, prizes, face painting, arts and crafts plus
photo opportunities with the bunny.
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.
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
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
A new respite care program offers
free childcare for children with special needs. The program is free
for all families. No affiliation with the church or any church is
required.Facilities specific to children with special needs
include: wheelchair access, quiet room, sensory wall, playroom,
nursery, accessible restroom and changing table.Volunteers are
trained with sensitivity and knowledge to care for children with
autism, Down syndrome, behavioral disorders, cerebral palsy, speech
and language impairments, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, and
developmental/cognitive disabilities. There is a place for any
child affected by special needs, as well as their
siblings. Childcare is provided from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday
evenings. Children may be dropped off and picked up at any time
during this period. Parents are welcome to spend time in the
facilities to observe, meet other parents, or connect with
volunteers. To register, email or call Amy Giacalone, [email protected].