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On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from January 1 - February 29, 2020, all guests will receive FREE ADMISSION to Brookfield Zoo. You do not need to buy admission tickets if you plan on attending those days. This does not include zoo attractions.Find out more »
Rhea Lana’s of Schaumburg Westview Shopping Center 1080 S. Barrington Road Streamwood IL, 60107 Website | Facebook | Instagram Public Sale Dates Sunday, February 23, 2020 | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Monday, February 24, 2020 | 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Half Price Sale Dates Friday, February 28, 2020…Find out more »
This is a family friendly event that is suitable for all ages, whether you have always been a fan or you are just along for the ride this is an amazing experience! A magical event put on by fans of the great wizard and witch books/movies that is meant to bring fans together and give wizards the chance to enjoy community in this immersive environment. Wizard Fest will give you the feeling that you stepped into the Wizarding World! For…Find out more »
Calling all young artists: Young Artist Night at the PRRC sponsored by the Hinsdale Humane Society’s Junior Board is a night to celebrate young artists and the animals they love. Come see their creations and support their hard work - appropriately themed "We Love Animals." Attendees will vote on their favorite pieces and prizes will be awarded that night. Tickets available at the door: Adults: $10 Children 12 and under: $5 Families: $25 (artists attend for free) To be considered…Find out more »
Family Night Out provides an evening of play and learning for children with special needs and their families, focusing on the autism spectrum and other sensory processing disorders as well as physical disabilities. Finding places for the whole family to play without stress can be difficult, but this after-hours event allows for a time to experience the Museum in a calmer, less crowded environment. Some lighting and sound will be muted, and additional sensory activities and cool down spaces will…Find out more »
On select days throughout the year, Illinois residents with a valid ID receive free admission! Our Illinois Resident Free Days include access to all animals and permanent exhibits, the aquatic presentation (subject to availability) and seasonal Stingray Touch. January 16-20, 2020 February 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 2020 June 15, 16, 22, 23, 2020 Tips for Your Illinois Resident Free Day Visit Shedd can get crowded on weekends. If possible, try to visit on a weekday. You’ll have the best views of your favorite…Find out more »
Join us for Free Admission Days at the Field. Basic admission is free for Illinois residents with proof of residency. Discounted passes are available in person and cannot be purchased online in advance. Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these days to check out special ticketed exhibitions or a 3D movie with a discounted Discovery or All-Access Pass.Find out more »
On Illinois Free Days, Museum Entry is free for all Illinois residents who show valid proof of residency. No further Chicago residency discounts apply on Illinois Free Days. Limited to six children (under 18) admitted per one accompanying adult. (See chaperone ratios and policies for School-led Field Trips and Groups of 15+.) Giant Dome Theater films, Coal Mine and optional U-505 onboard tours, and certain temporary exhibits are not included in Museum Entry, and require separate admission. (See Ticket Prices…Find out more »
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We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.