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Firefighter Dayna and Molly the Fire Safety Dog

Aurora Regional Fire Museum | Aurora, Ill.


Firefighter Dayna reads her children's fire safety book, Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog, and shares a presentation. Children can sing along as they learn about the sound and importance of smoke alarms, having an escape map and how often to practice home exit drills, and watch as Molly demonstrates crawling low under the smoke.
After the program, meet Firefighter Dayna, pet Molly the Fire Safety Dog, meet Aurora's Firefighters and tour the Aurora Regional Fire Museum's interactive exhibits. Kids receive a Molly
the Fire Safety Dog trading card to take home.

When: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free; RSVP requested

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

Water Tower Place | Chicago, Ill.


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

Community Discount/Free General Admission Days

John G. Shedd Aquarium | Chicago, Ill.


Free general admission to the original galleries and discounted rates on admission to Wild Reef, Polar Play Zone and Oceanarium. Sept. 29-30; Oct. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28; Nov. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25.

Cost: Free admission to original galleries only

Free days September/October 2014

Museum of Science and Industry | Chicago, Ill.


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

Cost: Free

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