Family friendly walk fundraiser supporting the efforts of Autism
The Chicago Area LEGO Users Group (ChiLUG) showcases its
creations, including train layouts, town scenes and 3D models, and
shares building techniques and ideas. Admission includes a
complimentary ride around Lake Gregory aboard Blackberry Farm's
steam-engine replica train.
Join a naturalist for a guided walk to view the delicate blooms
of local woodland wildflower
Discover what happens to all that stuff in the green bin
after it is picked up, learn what the numbers on the bottom of
recyclable packages mean and more about sustainability.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Families can get their hearts and imaginations racing with an
evening of fun activities. March 28, April 25, May 30, June 27.
Learn to appreciate the special parts of a tree and then learn
to draw those parts - the leaves, the trunk, the branches and the
bark. Sheila Cohen is creative artist and designer of Ishkabibble
Design Studio, and teaches art for children and design for adults
at Monart Drawing Studio.
Discover the intricacy and beauty of quilts as members of the
Sinnissippi Quilters show samples, demonstrate tools, and let you
play with shapes. Immerse yourself in a time-honored heritage as
you invent your own pattern, dabble in design, and monkey with
The one-of-a-kind, life-sized puppet production features ballet
dancing, live original music and musical instruments for the kids
to join in and play. Young audience members help the Queen of
Hearts by acting as cards to chase Alice from the royal rose
More than 20 different dance troupes take the stage, from ballet
to ballroom, tap to tango, hip-hop to Horo. From noon-2 p.m. are
free mini-dance lessons for every age and ability.
Features more than 60 juried artists and artisans from around
the Midwest, as well as live musicians, the Palate Café, and a
children's art workshop.