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Monday, August 14

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am - 12:30pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 5pm 8pm
  • Friday, August 25: 10am 12:30pm

Harmonicas 11:15am Hide/Show

Make a harmonica out of everyday materials and play your favorite tune!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 23: 11:15am
  • Friday, August 25: 11:15am
  • Monday, August 28: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, August 30: 11:15am
  • Friday, September 01: 11:15 am

Art Studio: Mixed Media Studio 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

Mixed Media Studio: Explore all that you can do with a variety of materials--but only one color!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Friday, August 25: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Make It Roll During Open HoursHide/Show

This month we’re offering a tinkering challenge: Engineer something that rolls. We have a variety of new materials, round and otherwise. Design, test and refine your creation.  

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: During Open Hours
  • Wednesday, August 23: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, August 24: During Open Hours
  • Friday, August 25: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, August 26: During Open Hours

Tuesday, August 15

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am - 12:30pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 5pm 8pm
  • Friday, August 25: 10am 12:30pm

Kites 11:15am Hide/Show

Catch a summer breeze with a kite you construct yourself!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 11:15am
  • Friday, August 25: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Sunday, August 27: 11:15am
  • Friday, September 01: 2:15 pm
  • Sunday, September 03: 11:15 am

Art Studio: Mixed Media Studio 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

Mixed Media Studio: Explore all that you can do with a variety of materials--but only one color!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Friday, August 25: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Animal Weaving 2:15pmHide/Show

Twist and turn colorful yarn to craft a cute creature!

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, August 24: 11:15am
  • Sunday, August 27: 2:15pm
  • Monday, August 28: 2:15pm
  • Thursday, August 31: 11:15am

Tops 2:15pmHide/Show

Design a shape and balance it. What colors do you want to add? Ready, set, spin and watch the magic!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 2:15pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 2:15pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 2:15pm
  • Tuesday, August 29: 2:15pm
  • Thursday, August 31: 2:15pm

Make It Roll During Open HoursHide/Show

This month we’re offering a tinkering challenge: Engineer something that rolls. We have a variety of new materials, round and otherwise. Design, test and refine your creation.  

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: During Open Hours
  • Wednesday, August 23: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, August 24: During Open Hours
  • Friday, August 25: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, August 26: During Open Hours

Wednesday, August 16

Kids Create: PAINT 10am - 12pmHide/Show

Your five year old or younger will...PAINT!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12pm
  • Wednesday, August 30: 10am 12pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am - 12:30pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 5pm 8pm
  • Friday, August 25: 10am 12:30pm

Harmonicas 11:15am Hide/Show

Make a harmonica out of everyday materials and play your favorite tune!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 23: 11:15am
  • Friday, August 25: 11:15am
  • Monday, August 28: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, August 30: 11:15am
  • Friday, September 01: 11:15 am

Art Studio: Mixed Media Studio 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

Mixed Media Studio: Explore all that you can do with a variety of materials--but only one color!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Friday, August 25: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Stomp Rockets 2:15pmHide/Show

Design a cool, high-flying rocket and launch it with a gizmo you can also make at home.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 23: 2:15pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, August 30: 2:15pm
  • Saturday, September 02: 11:15 am
  • Monday, September 04: 2:15 pm

Make It Roll During Open HoursHide/Show

This month we’re offering a tinkering challenge: Engineer something that rolls. We have a variety of new materials, round and otherwise. Design, test and refine your creation.  

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: During Open Hours
  • Wednesday, August 23: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, August 24: During Open Hours
  • Friday, August 25: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, August 26: During Open Hours

Thursday, August 17

Target Free Family Night 5-8 pm Hide/Show

Free admission for all visitors

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am - 12:30pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 5pm 8pm
  • Friday, August 25: 10am 12:30pm

Animal Weaving 11:15am Hide/Show

Twist and turn colorful yarn to craft a cute creature!

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, August 24: 11:15am
  • Sunday, August 27: 2:15pm
  • Monday, August 28: 2:15pm
  • Thursday, August 31: 11:15am

Art Studio: Mixed Media Studio 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pmHide/Show

Mixed Media Studio: Explore all that you can do with a variety of materials--but only one color!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Friday, August 25: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Tops 2:15pmHide/Show

Design a shape and balance it. What colors do you want to add? Ready, set, spin and watch the magic!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 2:15pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 2:15pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 2:15pm
  • Tuesday, August 29: 2:15pm
  • Thursday, August 31: 2:15pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 5pm - 8pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 5pm 8pm
  • Friday, August 25: 10am 12:30pm

Make It Roll During Open HoursHide/Show

This month we’re offering a tinkering challenge: Engineer something that rolls. We have a variety of new materials, round and otherwise. Design, test and refine your creation.  

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: During Open Hours
  • Wednesday, August 23: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, August 24: During Open Hours
  • Friday, August 25: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, August 26: During Open Hours

Friday, August 18

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am - 12:30pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 5pm 8pm
  • Friday, August 25: 10am 12:30pm

Harmonicas 11:15am Hide/Show

Make a harmonica out of everyday materials and play your favorite tune!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 23: 11:15am
  • Friday, August 25: 11:15am
  • Monday, August 28: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, August 30: 11:15am
  • Friday, September 01: 11:15 am

Kites 11:15am & 2:15pmHide/Show

Catch a summer breeze with a kite you construct yourself!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 11:15am
  • Friday, August 25: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Sunday, August 27: 11:15am
  • Friday, September 01: 2:15 pm
  • Sunday, September 03: 11:15 am

Art Studio: Mixed Media Studio 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

Mixed Media Studio: Explore all that you can do with a variety of materials--but only one color!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Friday, August 25: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Make It Roll During Open HoursHide/Show

This month we’re offering a tinkering challenge: Engineer something that rolls. We have a variety of new materials, round and otherwise. Design, test and refine your creation.  

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: During Open Hours
  • Wednesday, August 23: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, August 24: During Open Hours
  • Friday, August 25: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, August 26: During Open Hours

Saturday, August 19

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10am - 12pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 5pm 8pm
  • Friday, August 25: 10am 12:30pm

Stomp Rockets 11:15am Hide/Show

Design a cool, high-flying rocket and launch it with a gizmo you can also make at home.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 23: 2:15pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 11:15am
  • Wednesday, August 30: 2:15pm
  • Saturday, September 02: 11:15 am
  • Monday, September 04: 2:15 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 1pm - 3pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 5pm 8pm
  • Friday, August 25: 10am 12:30pm

Art Studio: Mixed Media Studio 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

Mixed Media Studio: Explore all that you can do with a variety of materials--but only one color!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Friday, August 25: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Make It Roll During Open HoursHide/Show

This month we’re offering a tinkering challenge: Engineer something that rolls. We have a variety of new materials, round and otherwise. Design, test and refine your creation.  

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: During Open Hours
  • Wednesday, August 23: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, August 24: During Open Hours
  • Friday, August 25: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, August 26: During Open Hours

Sunday, August 20

Kites 11:15am Hide/Show

Catch a summer breeze with a kite you construct yourself!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 11:15am
  • Friday, August 25: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Sunday, August 27: 11:15am
  • Friday, September 01: 2:15 pm
  • Sunday, September 03: 11:15 am

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 1pm - 4pmHide/Show

Join us every day in the Pritzker Playspace, an intimate setting exclusively for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It's a great place to meet other families, get inspired and play!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 10am 12:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 10am 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 5pm 8pm
  • Friday, August 25: 10am 12:30pm

Art Studio: Mixed Media Studio 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm Hide/Show

Mixed Media Studio: Explore all that you can do with a variety of materials--but only one color!

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Wednesday, August 23: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Thursday, August 24: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Friday, August 25: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
  • Saturday, August 26: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Animal Weaving 2:15pmHide/Show

Twist and turn colorful yarn to craft a cute creature!

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, August 24: 11:15am
  • Sunday, August 27: 2:15pm
  • Monday, August 28: 2:15pm
  • Thursday, August 31: 11:15am

Make It Roll During Open HoursHide/Show

This month we’re offering a tinkering challenge: Engineer something that rolls. We have a variety of new materials, round and otherwise. Design, test and refine your creation.  

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 22: During Open Hours
  • Wednesday, August 23: During Open Hours
  • Thursday, August 24: During Open Hours
  • Friday, August 25: During Open Hours
  • Saturday, August 26: During Open Hours