More than a dozen students from Young Women's Leadership Charter
School lead museum activities, from answering visitors'
questions about the river's fascinating history to water quality
testing demonstrations and other educational activities.
Celebrate Earth Day with Kidworks Touring Theatre's production
"Global Warming! What's a Kid to Do?" as the actors portray TV
newscasters uncovering the scoop on climate change. Children in the
audience volunteer to portray endangered monkeys, penguins and fish
in the Great Barrier Reef, as all are inspired to recycle and make
a difference on this planet. Get tickets through Kidworks (773)
972-7112 or Prairie Trails Library, (708) 430-3688.
Local environmental organizations explain their roles in
greening the community and share ideas on how we can
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
Clark Street in Lincoln Park is transformed into a vibrant art
exhibition with competing artists onsite with displays, live art
demonstrations, pop-up galleries, retailer presentations, workshops