Summerfest at St. Louise de Marillac | LaGrange Park, Ill.


Includes carnival rides, games, local food vendors, beer garden and live music.

When: 5-10 p.m. July 18; 5-11 p.m. July 19; 1-11 p.m. July 20; 1-6 p.m. July 21
Cost: Free; megapasses available on website

“Be A Tooth Sleuth”

Oak Park Conservatory | Oak Park, Ill.


The exhibit, organized by the Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center, teaches children that mammals are carnivores, herbivores or omnivores and that there are different types of teeth and feeding habits for each. Among its features are animal skulls, including a tiny weasel and a polar bear. Kids can look at their own teeth in the Tooth Sleuth mirror to determine their eating category.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Free; $2 donation appreciated

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