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U.S. Parachute Association (USPA) National Skydiving Championships

Ottawa, Ill.

FREE  

More than 500 top skydivers from around the country descending from Chicago’s skies as they perform extreme stunts and compete. Teams of up to 16 skydivers create geometric shapes, perform dramatic loops and spins in freefall, land on dime-sized dots and make belly- and back-to-earth, upright and head-down body formations.

When: Check website
Cost: Free

Sugar Skull Decorating

Waukegan Public Library | Waukegan, Ill.

FREE  

Decorate a 6”x5” sugar skull to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Dia de los Muertos.

When: 6 p.m.
Cost: Free; registration required

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

Water Tower Place | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’s second book, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, Dr. Seuss’s never-before-seen hat collection will be exhibited. Also features Dr. Seuss’s little-known Secret Art Collection, a series of Estate authorized works adapted from Ted Geisel’s original drawings, paintings, and sculpture, which will also be available for acquisition.

Cost: Free

Free days September/October 2014

Museum of Science and Industry | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

General admission will be free from Sept. 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 29 and Oct. 6-7.

Cost: Free

Tottercize

West Chicago Public Library | West Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

This program is designed to teach children ages 2-6 w/adult about healthy movement, coordination, and balance in a gentle, introductory way. A variety of exercises will be used including yoga and dancing. No sessions Oct. 20 or Nov. 3.

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







 
 
 
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