- Saturday - Sunday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- 2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614
Register for all Early Childhood program classes by clicking the corresponding PayPal link. Registration forms are also available to submit via mail or fax. For all programs, space is limited and registration is required. Payment is due at the time of registration. For additional questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 773-755-5145.
10:00 am-2:00 pm
April 19, Saturday
Earth Day Highlight: Plant a Seed
Presented by Urban Habitat Chicago
Want to start a seedling for your garden or windowsill in celebration of Earth Day? Stop by Urban Habitat
Chicago’s table to learn techniques to ensure that seeds get a healthy start and take home a seedling for the family!
Cost: Free with museum admission.
11:00 am-12:00 pm
April 19, Saturday
Earth Day Kids Concert with Joe Reilly
Joe Reilly is a singer, songwriter and environmental educator from Ann Arbor, Michigan. With his interactive musical program Joe brings smiles to audiences while teaching ecology and environmental stewardship. Joe has recorded two children’s albums of environmental songs, Children of the Earth (2007) and Let’s Go Outside (2011). Since 2011, Joe has been the official troubadour for National Get Outdoors Day and enjoys traveling the country sharing a message of ecological interdependence and sustainability with kids of all ages. Price includes Museum Admission.
1:45 pm-2:30 pm
May 1, Thursday
Mr. Singer’s 30-minute sing-a-long is high energy, educational and, most of all, a ton of musical fun. Little ones sing, clap and dance with their caregiver to up- tempo songs that focus on the natural world around them. Have fun, discover and sing!
Cost: Free with Museum admission.
9:30 am-11:00 am
May 17, Saturday
Urban Nature for Beginners
Learn skills to explore and appreciate the living things in our urban wilderness. Participants will go home with resources to continue exploring urban nature. Suited for adults or families with children ages 7 and up (children must be accompanied by an adult).
Saturday May 17: Nature Journaling for Beginners
Saturday June 21: Plant and Tree ID for Beginners
Saturday July 19: Animal Tracking for Beginners
Saturday August 16: Bird Watching for Beginners
Saturday September 20: Nature Hiking for Beginners
11:00 am-1:00 pm
May 18, Sunday
Tea with the Turtles
In celebration of World Turtle Day, join us for a fun-filled afternoon of all things turtle! Get up close and personal with our resident turtles and even meet some of our special guest tortoises! You’ll learn all about our turtle species and how we work to conserve them. Complete with games, turtle activities, and lunch, this event is one you won’t want to miss!