celebrate the opening of Cosmic Wonder and enjoy free
solar telescope observing (weather permitting), tours of the Doane
Observatory, enter to win a Celestron Travel Scope 50 and
Come for yummy pizza, open play and a short film to wrap up the
night. Pajamas and pillows highly recommended. Advanced tickets
required. Visit www.sodroom.com/events for details and tickets.
Costumes are encouraged as the Boomers celebrate Halloween a
little bit early. Includes pre-game parade, concourse
Trick-or-Treating, and on-field costume contest.
Make a ceramic mirror frame, decorate it with flowers, insects,
leaves, and other "spring" themed forms and then finish it with
Share stories and songs in Korean (with a bit of English). Craft
and snack included.
Enjoy an evening of canoeing and s'mores with the family. Kids
must be accompanied by registered adult. Maximum of three people
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.
Kids become bug detectives as they explore the exhibit
of huge bug sculptures built using natural materials
including trees, dried branches, roots and green saplings. On
display will be an over-sized bee hive, lady bug, assassin bug,
damsel fly, spider, daddy long legs, praying mantis, dragon fly,
grasshopper and three ants. Kids receive a free bug
detective guide, helping them uncover the truth about bugs. Plus,
they can take part in daily events to learn more about bugs, plus
an edible insects program for the whole family.
Features supersized animatronic dinosaurs, including
favorites like Stegosaurus and Triceratops, as well as obscure
dinosaur species with unusual characteristics, like feathers.
Shantungosaurus-the largest dinosaur to walk on two legs-stands at
more than 20 feet tall and 50 feet long in Roosevelt Fountain, and
a tented showcase highlights the most recent paleontological
findings that birds evolved from dinosaurs. In addition, guests
will learn how dinosaurs are relevant to today's world and how
changes in climate may have led to their extinction, plus about
prehistoric flowers and plants .
Children and families can innovate and
interact directly with the real, three-dimensional world
around them. Visitors design, build, test
and retest with real tools and materials.