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  • 7:00 am-9:00 am April 17, Wednesday

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

    Morning Bird Walks

    Adult | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Morning Bird Walks

    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 what birds were spotted. Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring your own binoculars.

    Cost: Free

  • 10:00 am-11:00 am April 17, Wednesday

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

    Nature Nuts: Spring Edition (Ages 3-4)

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Nature Nuts: Spring Edition (Ages 3-4)

    Description

    Bring your toddler to explore nature with Nature Nuts! In this special Spring Edition, we’ll take a look at how people and animals experience and explore spring through the senses. Classes will cover spring scents, colors and patterns in nature, and how animals use their sense of touch and smell. There will be fun hands-on activities including stories, crafts, and live animal interactions.

    This program is for children age 3-4 and their adult caregivers. Caregivers must remain with the child attending the class. You are welcome to bring children under 12 months to an older sibling's class at no additional fee.

    This is a four-week course, with the option to purchase single classes. Classes take place every Wednesday, 10-11am, from April 3-April 24. Class dates are April 3, April 10, April 17, April 24.

    Registration Information

    Cost: $50/member caregiver and child 4-week series*, $70/non-member caregiver and child 4-week series, $12.50/member single class, $17.50/non-member single class

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    *Caregivers must remain with the child attending the class. You are welcome to bring children under 12 months to an older sibling’s class at no additional fee. Attending siblings 12 months or older should be registered for the class.

    Questions? Email programs@naturemuseum.org.

    Registration Closed
  • 11:00 am-11:30 am April 17, Wednesday

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

    Story Time

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Story Time

    Description

    Head to Hands-on Habitat to listen to a story picked for our littlest visitors, and then keep the fun going with games and activities.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 12:00 pm-12:15 pm April 17, Wednesday

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

    Critter Connection

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Critter Connection

    Description

    Snakes, turtles, salamanders...more than 50 animal species reside in our lab. Get up close with one of our critters and learn about our animal friends that live at the Nature Museum.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm April 17, Wednesday

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

    Live Animal Feeding

    Children & Family | Recurring Event:

    Live Animal Feeding

    Description

    From turtles to snakes, from rats to insects, there are a variety of critters that call the Nature Museum home. Join us in Mysteries of the Marsh to learn about their special diets and see our experts feed some of our animals.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm April 17, Wednesday

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

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2pm in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven as we release newly emerged butterflies into the Haven for the first time! Watch as they take their first flight!

    Cost: Free with admission

 
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