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

    Butterfly Haven Yoga

    Adult

    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. Mats not provided. Space is limited and registration required.

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    Registration Closed
  • 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
    October 28, Tuesday

    Nature on Tap

    Adult

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

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  • 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    October 28, Tuesday

    The Chemistry of Chocolate

    Adult

    Description

    Presented in Partnership with the Illinois Science Council

    This unique workshop on the Chemistry of Chocolate will be led by Dr. Shelby Hatch, chemistry faculty at Northwestern University, and Melissa Tisoncik, R&D Specialist with Blommer Chocolate Company. You'll do hands-on experiments with chocolate-y goodness and there will definitely be tasting opportunities. Plus, there will be a trivia quiz with prizes!

    To register, click here: ChemistryofChocolate.eventbrite.com

    Cost: $40. Includes admission to Nature on Tap.

  • 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
    October 28, Tuesday

    The Traveling Medicine Show

    Adult

    Description

    Join Educators from the International Museum of Surgical Science for a presentation about the traveling medicine shows of days gone by. Learn which plants and herbs (including Midwestern natives!) were commonly used in medicines, and the chemical properties that made them useful.
    Cost: Free with admission to Nature on Tap.

  • 9:00 am-10:00 am
    October 30, Thursday

    Tai Chi

    Adult | Recurring Event: Every Thursday

    Description

    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 can 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. 
    Questions? Email adultprograms@naturemuseum.org or call 773-755-5128.

 

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