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January 2020

Farm Life in Winter

January 27, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

Kline Creek, 1N600 County Farm Road
West Chicago, IL 60185 United States
Free

There’s a new lineup every day! Harvest ice on the lake, watch repairs in the wagon shed, check for new lambs, or enjoy a sleigh ride. (Rides $5 per person ages 5 and up. Adults must accompany children under 13.) Follow us at facebook.com/klinecreekfarm, and check daily posts for activities. There is a suggested admission donation of $5 per person ages 3 and up to enter the farm. Registration not required. Questions? Call 630-876-5900.

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Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art Illinois Resident Free Day

January 28
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
Free

Admission is FREE for Illinois residents on Tuesdays

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The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Illinois Resident Donation Day

January 30, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Donations appreciated

Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents.

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The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Illinois Resident Donation Day

January 30, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Donations appreciated

Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents.

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Farm Life in Winter

January 30, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

Kline Creek, 1N600 County Farm Road
West Chicago, IL 60185 United States
Free

There’s a new lineup every day! Harvest ice on the lake, watch repairs in the wagon shed, check for new lambs, or enjoy a sleigh ride. (Rides $5 per person ages 5 and up. Adults must accompany children under 13.) Follow us at facebook.com/klinecreekfarm, and check daily posts for activities. There is a suggested admission donation of $5 per person ages 3 and up to enter the farm. Registration not required. Questions? Call 630-876-5900.

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Nature and Science at Wonder Works: Seashells and Sharks

January 31, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wonder Works Children’s Museum, 6445 West North Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
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$9

Let's find out what lives in the salty sea! You can sift shells from sand and touch colorful shells from around the world. Then stare into the tooth filled jaws of preserved sharks and collect fossil teeth from sharks that lived long ago. There will be lots of plastic and plush sharks and other sea life in the Great Outdoors, plus smaller plastic sea life at the play dough table. The Nature Collector's Swap Shop will be open, too, so…

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Farm Life in Winter

January 31, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

Kline Creek, 1N600 County Farm Road
West Chicago, IL 60185 United States
Free

There’s a new lineup every day! Harvest ice on the lake, watch repairs in the wagon shed, check for new lambs, or enjoy a sleigh ride. (Rides $5 per person ages 5 and up. Adults must accompany children under 13.) Follow us at facebook.com/klinecreekfarm, and check daily posts for activities. There is a suggested admission donation of $5 per person ages 3 and up to enter the farm. Registration not required. Questions? Call 630-876-5900.

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Passport to the World: Preschool Series

January 31, 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:15 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until April 24, 2020

One event on March 20, 2020 at 3:15 pm

Deer Grove Leisure Center, 1000 W Wood Avenue
Bensenville, IL 60106 United States
$12 – $16

Children will use their pretend passports while exploring and discovering a variety of countries and cultures! Hands on activities engage the children in music, language, games, arts and crafts, and special traditions of a each culture. We will take plenty of photos while traveling abroad so families can see what we have experienced! Sign up for all four trips and receive a $5 discount. For your convenience PM Preschoolers who are registered for these programs will be escorted by Park…

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