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North Shore Affordable Art Sale

The Northshore Affordable Art Sale, hosted by the Skokie Chamber of Commerce,  is the show where you can find steals and deals! Free and open to the public, the Northshore Affordable Art Sale will showcase the work of up to 100 juried artists from around the world in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, painting, sculpture and more. In addition to…


Arboretum of South Barrington Art Festival

Arboretum Art Festival is set in Chicago’s wealthy suburb of South Barrington for September 21st and 22nd. The upscale Arboretum of South Barrington Plays host to the fest with its mix of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Live music and great food add to the experience of this outdoor festival. Fun art activities for kids make Arboretum Art Festival a destination…


Neighborhood Storytime

In this Storytime, we will watch one classic Mr. Rogers episode, and then have a mini discussion about the topics raised in the episode while completing a simple craft or art project. Aimed at families with children ages 6 and under. Older siblings welcome.


Wonder Inspired Self-portraits

To follow the theme of our Exhibition in our Gallery we’re creating Self-Portraits inspired by the book Wonder. We’ll be using sharpies and watercolor paints! All materials are provided.


Cookies & a Canvas

Special “Mom & Me” class… Dads are welcome too! You and your special kid will sit together to complete one 16×20 painting. We will provide the painting supplies and the cookies & milk…you just show up!


Donuts & Doodling

Who doesn’t like donuts & drawing? Students will get to draw with a combination of supplies markers, oil & chalk pastels, pens and pencils all while eating donuts!


Enrichment Showcase

You’re invited to learn more about Bright Horizons’ unique curriculum and enrichment programs at our Enrichment Showcase. Come explore the special programs we offer for no additional cost to families!   Enrichment Showcase highlights: Infant sign language, STEM, soccer, music, dance, visual arts, culinary arts, yoga, technology innovation, and gardening Hands-on exploration in all of our age groups and special…


Where to Find Parent/Child and “Mommy and Me” Classes

Parent/child and “mommy and me” classes are the perfect way to get out and get active with your little one! Not only will you enjoy singing, dancing, jumping and getting creative together, but you’ll also both have fun socializing with your peers. Making connections with others is just as important for parents as it is for babies, and you may…


Global Slime Convention

  ENJOY THIS FAMILY FRIENDLY SLIMEY DAY OF FUN!!  ATTEND GOLBAL SLIME CONVENTION TO MEET SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE SLIMERS AND  PARTICIPATE IN SLIME ACTIVITIES.   VISIT WWW.GLOBALSLIMECON.COM OR EVENTBRITE.COM TO PURCHASE TICKETS. JUNE 8th – 9AM-4PM – RENAISSANCE SCHAUMBURG CONVENTION CENTER HOTEL • MEET, GREET AND BUY SLIME FROM YOUR FAVORITE SLIMERS • Q&A WITH VIP’S • SLIME COMPETITIONS •…


D205 Student Art Exhibit

This pop-up exhibition will feature artwork by local students from District 205, will take place Saturday, May 4th – Sunday, May 5th. Admission is free this weekend so come enjoy the exhibition and visit the museum’s booth at Art in Wilder Park for an art activity.


MAPLD FanFest

Join us in celebrating everything fandom at the library’s first ever comic convention, MAPLD FanFest! The day-long event will include cosplayers roaming the library as your favorite heroes and villains, with giveaways and raffles throughout the day. There will be programs for all ages and will include: various presenters and workshops, a cosplay and video game tournament, alongside fun and…


Teen Design Competition

Drop off: 10 AM – 12 PM Reception: 3:30 PM In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, we invite area teens to submit their own architecture and design proposals. This juried competition will be on view at the museum, and will celebrate creative design of today’s young creatives. Designed objects in any 3D medium are welcome, the use…