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Animal Architecture

Living Land Farm | Cary, Ill.

Discover some industrious builders on an exploratory hike through forest and field, then try a natural construction project.

When: 1-2:30 p.m.
Cost: $5, free resident

Highland Park Hustle

Park District of Highland Park | Highland Park, Ill.

Test your knowledge and skill and complete different activities and mental tasks as you gather prizes along the way. Assemble a team of up to four people.

When: 10 a.m.
Cost: $10

Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America

The Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum | Grayslake, Ill.


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.


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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