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September 2019

SciTech Birthday Bash

September 29, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
SciTech Museum, 18 West Benton Street
Aurora, IL 60506 United States
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Let's celebrate another trip around the sun! SciTech Hands On Museum has been offering STEAM experiences for 31 years. Join us for the day and explore the museum for free! Additional carnival rides, inflatables, and Hands On projects can be purchased.

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Rising Readers

September 30, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Hwy
Homewood, IL 60430 United States
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Free

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No registration is required for this program.

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October 2019

Rising Readers

October 1, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Hwy
Homewood, IL 60430 United States
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Free

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No registration is required for this program.

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Sewing Workshops

October 3, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Wonder Works Children’s Museum, 6445 West North Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
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$8

Join Lucia our sewing master, in the art room every Thursday to learn all about the basics of sewing! These hands on projects are the perfect introduction to sewing for kids 3 and up. Recurring Event

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First Fridays in Downtown Aurora

October 4, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 1, 2019

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Various Downtown Venues First Fridays is an amazing night of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Experience art, music, and more at more than a dozen venues throughout downtown.

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Kids DIY Workshop

October 5, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Save the day during Fire & Safety Month and let your imagination soar as you build a fire plane. With a little help, you can learn to use a screwdriver to connect everything you’ll need to become airborne. You’ll be able to attach the wings, landing gear, adjust the tail fin, decorate the propellers with stickers and be ready to fly. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to…

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Pumpkin Decorating at the Zook Studio

October 5, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Katherine Legge Memorial Park, 5901 South County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL 60521 United States
$5 – $7

Pumpkins, decorating supplies, and refreshments will be provided. Pay program fee at the door. Register by October 3. PLEASE NOTE This is NOT a drop-off program, younger children may need assistance.  This program is held outdoors and may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please dress appropriately.

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Rising Readers

October 7, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Hwy
Homewood, IL 60430 United States
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Free

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No registration is required for this program.

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