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  • 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
    May 26, Tuesday

    Nature on Tap

    Adult | Recurring Event: Last Tuesday of the month

    Description

    Nature on Tap features adults-only access to the Nature Museum, including the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. Highlights include a trivia game testing your knowledge with nature and science themed questions. The winning trivia team will receive the coveted Golden Cockroach trophy.
    Note: Trivia teams must check in by 7 p.m.

    Cost: Free/member, $10/non-member. Admission includes access to all exhibits, crafty projects and participation in the trivia challenge.

    Registration Information

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    If you have to cancel, you must email familyprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for early childhood and family programs, and adultprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for adult programs.

    Cancellations must be made at least two weeks prior to the program to receive a refund, or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than two weeks prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time.

  • 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
    May 26, Tuesday

    Rethinking the Farm: Discovering how to develop the Chicago Agri-scape

    Adult

    Description

    Curious about urban agriculture? Join us as our urban agriculture partners present short presentations on composting, using rain barrels in an urban setting, urban farming, urban bee keeping, and urban chicken roosting. The first 75 attendees will get to take home a pair of canvas gardening gloves, and all attendees will have the chance to enter a raffle to win a compost bin or a rainbarrel! 

    Cost: Free to Nature on Tap attendees. 

  • 7:00 am-9:00 am
    May 27, Wednesday

    Chicago Ornithological Society

    Adult | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Description

    Join Geoffrey Williamson of the Chicago Ornithological Society to explore the spectacular bird life around North Pond. After your exploration, come inside the museum for coffee and discuss which birds were spotted. Please remember to dress appropriately for the weather and bring binoculars.
    Cost: Free, museum admission not required. 

  • 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
    May 27, Wednesday

    Chicago Herpetological Society

    Adult

    Description

    The regular monthly meetings of the Chicago Herpetological Society take place at the Nature Museum. Learn more about the CHS and their mission to educate the general public about these frequently misunderstood animals, promote conservation of all wildlife, especially reptiles and amphibians, and to encourage cooperation between amateur and professional herpetologists toward a broader and deeper knowledge of this fascinating field.

    Cost: Free

  • 9:00 am-10:00 am
    May 28, Thursday

    Tai Chi

    Adult | Recurring Event: Every Thursday

    Description

    Exclusively for Nature Museum Members

    Learn the basics of classical Tai Chi in developing fitness, balance, and the mind-body connection, in an atmosphere of harmony with nature. No matter your age or level of fitness, the slow, simple movements of this ancient art will bring you to a new level of strength, energy and wellness. The only equipment you need will be comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Classes led by Jim Nitti of Stirling Tai Chi Society.
    Cost: Free, must be a Nature Museum member to participate.

  • 8:30 am-9:45 am
    May 30, Saturday

    Butterfly Haven Yoga

    Adult | Sold Out

    Description

    Join us for a rejuvenating 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. Space is limited and registration required.
    Cost: $15/class. Discounted rate available for monthly series registration.

    Registration Information

    If you have to cancel, you must email familyprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for early childhood and family programs, and adultprograms@naturemuseum.org to cancel registration for adult programs.

    Cancellations must be made at least two weeks prior to the program to receive a refund, or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than two weeks prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time.

    Registration Closed
 

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