Kids can play in the straw maze, take a 30-minute hayride
through the snowy fields, visit with the horses and check out the
new Scottish Highland bull calves who were born in early
Experts from SOAR (Save Our American Raptors) talk about their
owls. After the presentation, dissect owl pellets and make a craft
to take home.
What is a stellar dendrite? Why is snow white? Are there really
no two snowflakes that are exactly alike? Learn the answers to all
of these questions and more, while investigating the snow.
Go "behind the scenes" for an all-new experience at the
military museum, plus see rare artifacts seldom displayed. Also
features guided tours and hands-on educational activities for all
Meet scientist Jim Holstein as he shares meteorite specimens
from the museum's collection, then stop by the art studio to make a
piece of art that is out of this world.
Bring the stroller along to explore the exhibits, then let the
little ones get hands-on experience as they explore and discover
nature during a 20-minute playgroup. Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20,
Pig hearts are very similar to the human heart in structure,
size, and function. Kids under 12 must have adult present. July 15
and Aug. 10.
Activities include: an epic battle of good vs. evil as heroes
join forces to save MINILAND from an invasion of criminal villains;
a hero-themed costume contest; a super hero scavenger hunt for a
chance to win four free annual passes; build your own
crime-fighting super hero; creative building challenges for a
chance to win prizes; and more.
In honor of Carnaval this year the Evanston Escola de Samba is
having a big celebration. In addition to music and dancing, there
will be crafts, face painting, dance and drumming lessons.
Wind-generated sounds are the focus as Bienen School
musicians demonstrate the sometimes unexpected possibilities of
applying air to a blade of grass, kazoo, harmonica, slide whistle,
trombone, garden hose, flute, seashell, oboe reed, pan pipe and
other objects. The program will be held at Pick-Staiger.