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Earth Day Celebration

Skokie, Ill.

FREE  

Discover how different Skokie cultures recognize and celebrate Earth Day in their home countries, and join in Earth Day rituals, ceremonies and activities from around the world. Earth-friendly foods will be available for sale.

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

Woodland Wildflower Walk

Coral Woods Conservation Area | Marengo, Ill.

FREE  

Be prepared for a 1.5-mile hike and enjoy stories and folklore about the beautiful native flowers.

When: 1:30-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Earth Day Celebration

Emily Oaks Nature Center | Skokie, Ill.

FREE  

Discover how different Skokie cultures recognize and celebrate Earth Day in their home countries, and join in Earth Day rituals, ceremonies and activities from around the world. Earth-friendly foods will be available for sale.

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

Living History Open House

Glacial Park Conservation Area | Ringwood, Ill.

FREE  

Visit a Greek Revival 1854 restored house and learn more about the resident families that called this area home. This open house, with volunteers in historical attire, centers around the Powers family and their contribution to the Civil War.

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

Imagination Station

Bennett Day School | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

Use high tech, low tech, and no tech to bring imaginative worlds to life. Create dramatic costumes in the Art Lab. In the nearby science lab, place yourself inside your favorite early childhood storybook with augmented reality and green screen technology. Across the hall in the Tinker Lab, use programming and coding to invent a virtual world with digital technology on iPads using Scratch Jr. software from MIT.

When: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: Free; registration required

Impulse

Navy Pier | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

An interactive work comprised of 15 largescale seesaws with special LED lighting and sound, activated through the motion of its users. When in use, the seesaws create a dynamic, ever-changing field of light and sound. Through repetition, rhythm and syncopation, the art work serves as a largescale urban instrument, intended to activate the surrounding public space and engage participants.

Cost: Free

Fun Unplugged: Little Adults

DuPage County Historical Museum | Wheaton, Ill.

FREE  

Located in the room across from the Museum’s electric HO gauge model railroad, the exhibit displays popular and homemade toys that entertained children without electricity, from army figurines to tea sets, board games, dollhouses, erector sets, irons, stoves, cabins, and more.

Cost: Free

CUBS’ MOMENTS OF VICTORY - THE EXHIBITION

Water Tower Place | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

For his 15th consecutive year, MLB- sanctioned artist Opie Otterstad created a celebratory masterpiece titled, It Happened: Cubs 2016 World Victory, which captures the historic moment The Cubs became World Series Champions. The Chicago Cubs World Series celebration paintings will be on public display at Narrative Gallery, featuring special in-gallery appearances by Otterstad (April 8-9).

Cost: Free

StoryWalk Trail

Glenview Park District | Glenview, Ill.

FREE  

Stroll or bike along the path and read "The Grizzly Bear Who Lost His GRRRRR!"

Cost: Free
 










 
 
 
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