Parents and caregivers learn about the latest studies on nutrition and foods to grow a healthy mind and body, in a program led by Lara Pullen, a local mother with a PhD in the life sciences from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.When: 10 a.m.
Feature the black bear and its adaptations for survival in the forest. Crawl into the bear's den, compare your senses to that of the black bear, feel his fur, come face to face with a black bear mount and more.Cost: Free
Exhibit includes numerous artifacts, photographs and other documentary items that tell the story of Chicago's iconic candy makers, including Snickers, Lemonheads, Butterfingers and Cracker Jack.Cost: Free
Interactive learning centers include a barn slide, apple orchard and chicken coop. Maggie, a life-sized fiberglass milking cow sponsored by Golden Oaks Farm in Wauconda, will be the focus of the new exhibit. Maggie is over five feet tall and features a working udder that recirculates the water that children "milk."Cost: Free
Museum is free Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. It is free all month for kids 3-11, up to four kids free with one paying adult.Cost: Free
Learn more about the nonprofit organization's vast array of services and take a guided tour of Anixter Center to see the many programs and services. Guests have an opportunity to meet and greet with Anixter Center clients, volunteers and staff and hear their inspiring stories. Refreshments will be served. To RSVP, to arrange for accommodations or to learn more about the Open House, please contact Anand Varghese at (773) 973-7900 ext. 249 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.When: 5:30-8 p.m.