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Low-Sensory Mornings

Museum of Science and Industry 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

Explore the Museum in a less crowded and more sensory-friendly environment before the Museum opens to the general public. Low-Sensory Mornings provide exclusive early access to MSI from 8:30 to...

Event Series Builders and Makers Week

Builders and Makers Week

Wonder Works Children's Museum 6445 West North Avenue, Oak Park

During Builders and Makers Week, children will be able to build with different kinds of materials and tools including little wooden blocks for tots. Kids of all ages can explore,...

Included in general admission

Light The Tree With Santa

North Riverside Park Mall 7501 W Cermak Rd, North Riverside

Join us for the lighting of the tree with Santa! DJ Jingles, elves, and the carolers will help welcome Santa, arriving with the North Riverside Fire Department and welcomed by...


Santa Arrives by Helicopter

Stratford Crossing 142 S Gary Avenue, Bloomingdale

FREE Holiday Family Fun! 🎅🎄✨ Join us for ‘Santa Lands By Helicopter’ at Stratford Crossing! Date: Sunday, November 19th Time: Starting at 12pm Enjoy magic shows, face painting, balloon artists,...


Scandinavian Jam

Swedish American Museum 5211 North Clark Street, Chicago

Scandinavian Jam, where we practice what we teach. Join Mary Allsopp and Paul Tyler in person! Enjoy an afternoon of traditional roots music. We teach by ear, review and share...

Mark Shevitz Trio Concert

Schaumburg Township District Library 130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg

Join us for some swingin' in the stacks with the Mark Shevitz Trio! Matt Shevitz is an in‐demand musician in the jazz, blues and popular music scenes of Chicago area....

Event Series Modified Public Skate

Modified Public Skate

Triphahn Community Center 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates

HEParks is dedicated to being an accessible, inclusive environment. Modified Skate Time provides an altered environment which is time without music and less crowds for children and adults. This time...

$5 – $7
Event Series Adaptive Play Time

Adaptive Play Time

DuPage Children's Museum 301 N. Washington St., Naperville

Limited attendance (pre-registration is required) View a Social Story to prepare for your visit Sensory Kits (noise reduction headphones, fidget objects, weighted neck wraps, timers, and more!) Noise and light reduction Visual...

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