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  • 6:00 pm-8:30 pm February 23, Thursday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Lake Michigan's Beauty & Fragility

    Adult

    Lake Michigan's Beauty & Fragility

    Description

    Join us for an evening of conversation and exploration, revealing challenges faced by Lake Michigan and opportunities to take action in support of this important natural resource.

    For the first part of the evening, we will feature scientists and teachers from Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and the Center for Great Lakes Literacy.  They will share their research and stewardship opportunities in a fair-type setting, offering you one-on-one conversations with people who are working every day to maintain the health of Lake Michigan.

    Then, hear from a distinguished panel of experts from the Alliance for the Great Lakes, the Field Museum, and Shedd Aquarium.

    Finally, reflect on what you’ve learned with your fellow participants and identify your own next steps to preserve our Great Lakes.

    Refreshments will be provided at no cost and the Museum will be open for exploration, including the photography exhibit, Surface Tension, highlighting the beauty and fragility of Lake Michigan with photos from Nelson Armour and Ted Glasoe.

    6:00-7:00pm – Action Expo

    7:00-8:30pm – Panel Discussion

    Cost: Free

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  • 8:30 am-9:45 am February 25, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Butterfly Haven Yoga

    Adult | Sold Out

    Sold Out Butterfly Haven Yoga

    Description

    Join us for a rejuvenating yoga class in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. Students will leave class feeling energized, balanced, and ready to take their practice off the mat and out into the world. BYO mat.

    Cost: $15/class, 4-week series available for $48. Must 18 years of age or older to participate.

    Registration Information

    Unless otherwise stated, programs are free to attend with museum admission and pre-registration is
    required for all paid programs. Questions? Email adultprograms@naturemuseum.org or familyprograms@naturemuseum.org.

    If you need to cancel, you must email cancel@naturemuseum.org. Cancellations must be made at least 15 days prior to the programs to receive a refund or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than 15 days prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time, in which case a refund for any paid program fees would be available.

    Registration Closed
  • 10:00 am-4:00 pm February 26, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Chicago Volunteer Expo

    Adult

    Chicago Volunteer Expo

    Description

    There are so many ways to give back to your community in 2017. Find the one that’s right for you at the Chicago Volunteer Expo! Visit over 85 nonprofit organizations from all over the city to learn how you can lend a hand. Whether your passion is the environment, the arts, social justice, or anything else, there’s a volunteer opportunity waiting for you. All ages welcome.



 
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