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Field Museum Illinois Resident Free Day

Field Museum 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity for Illinois residents 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. Tickets for Free Days are only available to Illinois...


MSI Free Admission Day

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

Illinois residents receive free Museum Entry on these 2023 dates: January 9–11, 16–18, 23–25, 30–31 February 1–2, 6–9, 13–14, 16, 21 March 1, 6, 14 April 18, 22 May 4, 9, 17–18 June 1, 6–7 August 22, 28–29 September 5–6, 11–12, 15, 18–20, 26 October 4–5, 9, 16–17 November 1, 8 For information on more...


Summer Kick-Off Event

Poplar Creek Public Library 1405 S. Park Avenue, Streamwood

Join the Streamwood Park District, Poplar Creek Library, and other community guests as we celebrate the beginning of summer! This fun and FREE night will include an obstacle course, activities, games, entertainment, vendor fair, and concession stand. No registration is necessary—just drop by!


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