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Nature and Science at Wonder Works: Air-Powered Toys

Moving air can power airplanes, helicopters, boats, and many other kinds of vehicles. At this week’s program, you can launch a paper helicopter, drop a parachute, release a balloon powered vehicle, help the wind blow sailboats across the water, and fly aircraft powered by your imagination. You can also make your own burst of wind using an empty plastic jug…


Fun Fridays! – “Band Boxes”

Build simple storage boxes to hold your summer souvenirs. The Hinsdale Historical Society invites children 5 years old and up to stop by the Hinsdale History Museum, 15 S Clay Street, on Fridays this summer for fun activities and different craft projects every week. Drop-in anytime between Noon and 4:00pm to join in the fun. Cost is $3/child for HHS…


Young Architect’s Weekend

Everyday is and exciting adventure in building and design! This annual event brings forth the inner designer in all of us, as we build our way to greatness. This program is Covered by General Admission. Please note that event times for Sunday, July 9 are 12:00 TO 5:00PM


Fun Fridays! – “Faux Fireworks”

Show your patriotic spirit on Independence Day with these fake pyrotechnics. The Hinsdale Historical Society invites children 5 years old and up to stop by the Hinsdale History Museum, 15 S Clay Street, on Fridays this summer for fun activities and different craft projects every week. Drop-in anytime between Noon and 4:00pm to join in the fun. Cost is $3/child…


Nature and Science at Wonder Works: Transportation Works

Let gravity do the work as you race toy cars down ramps and through tunnels. The let spinning wheels propel toy cars in loop-de-loops around a battery powered raceway. There will be more wooden trains than usual, plus an O-scale model railway where you can take your turn as engineer. The play dough table will be set up as a…