"Guisto the Giraffe" is the Third Animal Character representing Fairness in the Character Counts! program. Do simple arts and crafts and read a special story together. Registration required.When: 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Lactation consultant Barbara Hardin from The Mother's Milk Company, and Katrina Pavlik from Breastfeed Chicago give advice on nursing, pumping, milk storage, safety, useful tips, accessories and more. Enjoy discounted retail shopping, delicous snacks and a raffle. Lap babies are welcome. RSVP at http://www.npnparents.org/events/1592.When: 7-8:30 p.m.
Parents, educators, and professionals are invited to learn about Lindamood-Bell's program for reading, comprehension, spelling and math. We will also discuss the causes and solutions for learning challenges—including the symptoms of dyslexia, hyperlexia, ADD/HD, and autism spectrum disorders.When: 6 p.m.
Includes hands-on elements that teach children about the role of transportation in their lives. The exhibit includes an auto repair shop, a train station with caboose, flight simulator and airplane cockpit, wind tunnel, and bicycles on stands. The exhibit will also help develop map-reading skills, teach the elements of flight, and help children recognize street signs. In addition, a G-scale model train will run above the children's department desk all year. The exhibit also includes information on energy efficient ways to travel.
Stroll or bike along the path and read the story of "Bear Wants More" by Karma Wilson.Cost: Free
Kids can plant, weed, water and more in the garden, maintained by The Organic Gardener, a Glencoe-based organization, who will also offer special activities every Tuesday and Saturday (2-3 p.m.). Activities include crafting seed packets, edible necklaces, and window greenhouses.When: April 19