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Admission is FREE for Illinois residents on TuesdaysFind out more »
Illinois Resident Discount Days The Museum is free to Illinois residents every Tuesday* from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Commemorative Days: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, March 4, and July 4. *Excludes December 17, December 24 and December 31.Find out more »
Happy National Novel Writing Month! We’ll write some Mad Libs together and then act out the stories to practice our writing and acting skills. Limit 20 K-3rd gradeFind out more »
NO SMALL MATTER is the first feature documentary to explore the most overlooked, underestimated, and powerful force for change in America today: early childhood education. This full movie screening, especially for parents and caregivers of children 5 years and younger, will be followed by a Q&A period. Admission to Wonder Works is free for the screening but RSVP is required. For more information or to register: collab4kids.orgFind out more »
Guided activities designed to help children develop focusing skills and strengthen self regulation. This is done through oral storytelling, read alouds and mindful awareness games. Recurring EventFind out more »
Prepare to put your Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math skills to the test in this engaging program that will make you think outside of the box. Grades 3-5Find out more »
Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents.Find out more »
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We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.