Events for October 12, 2021
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Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.Find out more »
Admission to Brookfield Zoo is free on the following days in 2021: October 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28 November 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 (A parking fee still applies.) For more information about events like these, check out our roundup of Museum Free Days.Find out more »
We can't wait until the skeletons visit us again this Fall! Follow the Skeleton Map and play along - you might win fun prizes! For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Halloween Events.Find out more »
Dewey Dare to embark on a scavenger hunt? Practice using the Dewey Decimal system and the library catalog to find non-fiction books in the library. Once the scavenger hunt is completed, stop by the children’s services desk for a spooky prize! This program is designed for children in preschool - 5th grade. Available at all Naperville Public...Find out more »
Young Padawans can create a fun Star Wars-inspired craft. Kits are available for pick up at the Children’s Services desk at one of the three buildings from Oct. 1 through Oct. 17 while supplies last. All materials are pre-cut and included in the kit, along with printed instructions.Find out more »
Various events running throughout October. Check their website for the most up-to-date information. For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Halloween Events.Find out more »
Find the pumpkins hiding in our downtown Downers Grove businesses. Identify its unique characteristic, fill out the form and turn it in for a prize. Adults can be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $50 Downtown Downers Grove Gift Certificate.Find out more »
Taking in the beautiful fall colors at Cosley Zoo is a must do! Come see the animals in the crisp fall air, listen to the squeals of excitement from the children conquering the straw pyramid or finding their way through the corn stalk tunnel, and take in the thousands of pumpkins scattered on the zoo’s...Find out more »
You are cordially invited to spend a most royal morning at Palais Waterlemon! Waterlemon is pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with Princess Parties by MC to bring you Princess/Character Storytime every Thursday from 11am – 11:30am and now a new time slot Tuesday from 3:45pm-4:15pm!Find out more »
Dr. Marc Brackett: Permission To Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves and Our Society Thrive
We have a crisis on our hands, and its victims are our children.” — Marc Brackett. The mental well-being of young people and adults is shockingly poor. Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, knows why and he knows what we can do. In his 25 years as an “emotion scientist,” he has developed a...Find out more »
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