Learn all about wind, from breezes to tornadoes. Then harness the wind's energy by building kites, and flying them in Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve.When: 1-2:30 p.m.
The museum will be filled with dozens of hands-on science exhibits and interactive demonstrations, from mirrors to magnets, static to lasers.When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Party starts with crafts for all ages and an interactive walk-through Easter story, followed by breakfast for the entire family, and an enormous Easter Egg hunt. Bring an Easter basket to decorate, or make a new one at the party.When: 9:30 a.m.
Prizes and treats are hidden in eggs throughout Wilder Park. Dogs must be leashed, wearing current rabies tags and accompanied by an adult. Bring a camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny. Prices awarded for best costume.When: 10:30 a.m.
After the egg hunt, walk over to Splatters Create & Party and let your kids have fun creating a free Easter decoration.When: 10 a.m.-noon
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
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.
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
Hold baby lambs, goats, chicks, piglet and calf, and watch the sheep being sheared. Cameras are welcome.When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.