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Merit Storytime

Merit School of Music | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Children and parents/caregivers enjoy a musical storytime twice each month.

When: 11:00-11:45
Cost: Free

Little Ears, Big Tales

West Chicago Public Library | West Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

A themed selection of songs, stories, and activities will be shared to introduce children to reading and parents to early literacy skills they can use with their children outside of the library.

When: 10:30-11 a.m.
Cost: Free

Pigskin Peanuts

Elmhurst Historical Museum | Elmhurst, Ill.

FREE  

A traveling exhibition organized by the Charles M. Schulz Museum that showcases 50 of Schulz's popular football-themed Sunday and daily strips depicting the cartoonist's wry humor through the exploits of the beloved Peanuts characters. Visitors will experience classic Peanuts objects and memorabilia, plus interactive activity stations: dress up in the team locker room, snap a football trading card photo, and try out Lucy’s infamous “Fall Classic” by pulling the football from Charlie Brown.

Cost: Free

Planets on the Path

Adler Planetarium | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

A walkable scale model located along Chicago’s lakefront. Beginning with the "Sun" station at the Adler, you can follow the "planets" south to Calumet Park or north to Juneway Terrace Park. If you walk at a leisurely pace, it will take you about the same amount of time to reach each planet as it would take a beam of light.

Cost: Free

Tottercize

West Chicago Public Library | West Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

This program is designed to teach children ages 2-5 w/adult about healthy movement, coordination, and balance in a gentle, introductory way. A variety of exercises will be used including yoga and dancing.

When: 10-10:30 a.m. Mondays
Cost: Free

Organic Garden

Westfield Old Orchard | Skokie, Ill.

FREE  

Children can plant, weed, water and more in the garden, maintained by The Organic Gardener, a Glencoe-based organization. Check website for schedule.

Cost: Free
 









 
 
 
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