Magnficient Mars

Kendall County Historic Courthouse | Yorkville, Ill.

FREE  

An educational presentation about the beautiful red planet, Mars, with popular presenter and astronomer Bruce Abels. Presentation will be followed by a guided telescope viewing. Register by April 16.

When: 8-9 p.m.
Cost: Free

Egg Hunt

Taylor-Lauridsen Park | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Chicago Park District events may feature treats, prizes, face painting, arts and crafts and photo opportunities with the bunny. Call the park for additional information.

When: 4-6 p.m.
Cost: Free

The Art of Dr. Seuss

Water Tower Place | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  
The Art of Dr. Seuss has installed sculptures of everyone from the wacky Cat in the Hat to the steadfast Horton and persistent Sam I Am. For children and nostalgic adults, there is a scavenger hunt involving the bronze sculptures, which also include the Grinch, Yertle the Turtle and the Lorax. A photo hunt clue accompanies each sculpture, and guests are invited to share photos on Instagram (@drseussgallerychicago #DRSEUSSART) to win prizes. Runs through May 5.

When: Daily
Cost: Free

The Places You’ll Go

Waukegan Public Library | Waukegan, Ill.

FREE  

Includes hands-on elements that teach children about the role of transportation in their lives. The exhibit includes an auto repair shop, a train station with caboose, flight simulator and airplane cockpit, wind tunnel, and bicycles on stands. The exhibit will also help develop map-reading skills, teach the elements of flight, and help children recognize street signs. In addition, a G-scale model train will run above the children's department desk all year. The exhibit also includes information on energy efficient ways to travel.

Cost: Free

Swing into Spring

Navy Pier | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  
Pose for photos with Navy Pier’s Bunny in the Family Pavilion. Come early for the chance to meet furry friends including dogs from PAWS Chicago and The Anti-Cruelty Society and birds from Brookfield Zoo. Plus, The Wave Swinger, 18-hole Miniature Golf and The Light House Drop-Bounce Ride open for the season on April 11.
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Free

StoryWalk trail

Glenview Park District | Glenview, Ill.

FREE  

Stroll or bike along the path and read the story of "Bear Wants More" by Karma Wilson.

Cost: Free
 





 
 
 
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