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Native Dance Styles, Old and New

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian | Evanston, Ill.

Oneida Nation dancers Mark Denning and his daughter, Isabelle, demonstrate early and modern powwow dances and discuss Native American life. They'll also relate the origin stories behind the dance steps and explain the regalia worn by Native dancers.

When: 6-7:30 p.m.
Cost: $20, $15 members, plus admission

Wheel Gymnastics World Championships

North Park University | Chicago, Ill.

Features more than 240 athletes from nearly 36 nations. Competition will be divided between males and females, and junior and senior competitors. Awards will be given for best All-Around, Spirale, Straight-line, Vault and Mono Wheel competitions.

Cost: $10, $15 Junior Finals, $20 Senior Finals and Team Finals, $50 All Event

Scenes from the Stone Age

Field Museum | Chicago, Ill.

Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux transports visitors to the Lascaux cave in France, where they'll discover prehistoric cave paintings. Walk through a full-sized replica of the cave, meet a lifelike stone-age family and play with interactive displays explaining the life of people who may have inhabited the cave.

Tickets are included in both Discovery and All-Access passes to the museum.

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Beverly Arts Center | Chicago, Ill.

The show based on the classic tale runs from April 16-Aug. 16.

When: 10:30 a.m. weekdays; 1 p.m. Saturday May 18 and July 20.
Cost: $12

The Second City's Improv Extravaganza Explosion

UP Comedy Club | Chicago, Ill.

The Second City's performers lace up their sneakers and reach deep into their imaginations to present family-friendly improvisation and sketch comedy where they pull ideas straight from the audience, and make it all up on the spot. Perfect for ages 5 and up. Performances run from June 19-Aug. 8. Check website for dates and times.

Cost: $11
 







 
 
 
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