Wear shoes you can wade in and come explore the amazing world
underwater. Visitors will look for little critters and learn why
they are so important to the creek.
Explore the exhibition Zarina: Paper Like Skin to discover work
by the artist, Zarina, achieved through relief printing with
textured natural materials on handmade paper. Return to the studio
to experiment with materials and create your own artwork to take
home. Registration required.
Discover what lives in the soil, under the leaves and in
the fallen logs.
Navy Chief Petty Officer (CPO) selectees
serve as docents in the U-505 Submarine
exhibit, answering questions about the U-505
as well as the Navy.
The Ruth Page Civic Ballet performs a show for kids that
includes interactivity with the audience as dancers perform
excerpts of several classic ballets, in addition to contemporary
Kids get the chance to touch, feel, and climb through a
variety of trucks and vehicles. Truck types include
fire trucks, tow trucks, bob cats, cement trucks, police cars,
buses, army vehicles, ambulance and maybe even a helicopter.
Bring the entire family, and don't forget your camera.
Activities and games for all ages, music, food and fun. Includes
obstacle courses, sports, mini golf and cupcakes walk, pumpkins, DJ
Phil and a photo booth. Smoke Daddy will be catering, plus cupcakes
by Dominicks, popcorn, Go-Go Squeezer Station, Treat Table by
Trader Joes and Coffee from PNC.
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 .