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Meet Author/Illustrator team G. Neri and Jesse Joshua Watson

Evanston Public Library | Evanston, Ill.


An evening with G. Neri, author of Yummy, Ghetto Cowboy and Chess Rumble, and illustrator Jesse Joshua Watson, who has worked with the author on several titles. Both author and illustrator will discuss their work, answer questions and sign books. Please visit or call the library at (847) 448-8625 to reserve your space.

When: 7-9 p.m.
Cost: Free; registration required

Puppets & Play

Da Vinci Waldorf School | Wauconda, Ill.


Play, enjoy some circle games, and watch a puppet show. Space is limited, so please pre-register at (847)526-1372 or

When: 9-10 a.m.
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


West Chicago Public Library | West Chicago, Ill.


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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