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Friday, July 13

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Monday, July 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 5 pm 8 pm

Petite Chefs 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pmHide/Show

Join chefs from the Washburne Culinary Institute as they introduce your taste buds to healthy, wonderful foods--and share some delicious secrets! This program is included in admission, but space is limited. Pick up tickets outside the Program Center one hour before the program for each member of your party. 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, July 27: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Stuffed Art 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Is it a stuffed animal or is it art? Yes and yes! Create your own comfy creature to call your own.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, July 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm

Saturday, July 14

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmHide/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
  • Monday, July 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 5 pm 8 pm

Stuffed Art 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Is it a stuffed animal or is it art? Yes and yes! Create your own comfy creature to call your own.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, July 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm

Rev Up Your Boat 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Design a paddle boat with a rubber band “motor”. How far will it go? Crowne Workshop, Ages 5 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, July 24: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 29: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 31: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 9:00 am - 12:00 pmHide/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
  • Monday, July 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 5 pm 8 pm

Sunday, July 15

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 1:00 pmHide/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
  • Monday, July 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 5 pm 8 pm

Tops 11:15 am - 12:45 pmHide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Sunday, July 29: 11:15 am 12:45 pm

Stuffed Art 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Is it a stuffed animal or is it art? Yes and yes! Create your own comfy creature to call your own.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, July 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm

Rev Up Your Boat 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Design a paddle boat with a rubber band “motor”. How far will it go? Crowne Workshop, Ages 5 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, July 24: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 29: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 31: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm

Monday, July 16

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Monday, July 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 5 pm 8 pm

Tops 11:15 am - 12:45 pmHide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Sunday, July 29: 11:15 am 12:45 pm

Stuffed Art 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Is it a stuffed animal or is it art? Yes and yes! Create your own comfy creature to call your own.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, July 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm

Riding on Air 2:15 pm - 3:45 pmHide/Show

Design a parachute for a tiny skydiver. Test and test again to make sure it lands safely! Great Hall, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 2:15 pm 3:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Monday, July 30: 2:15 pm 3:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 31: 11:15 am 12:45 pm

Tuesday, July 17

Tinkering Lab: Make a Monster Move! Hide/Show

The toys want to get moving! Engineer a ride to send a monster flying, rolling or swinging.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23:
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Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Monday, July 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 5 pm 8 pm

Riding on Air 11:15 am - 12:45 pmHide/Show

Design a parachute for a tiny skydiver. Test and test again to make sure it lands safely! Great Hall, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 2:15 pm 3:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Monday, July 30: 2:15 pm 3:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 31: 11:15 am 12:45 pm

Rev Up Your Boat 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Design a paddle boat with a rubber band “motor”. How far will it go? Crowne Workshop, Ages 5 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, July 24: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 29: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 31: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm

Wednesday, July 18

Tinkering Lab: Make a Monster Move! Hide/Show

The toys want to get moving! Engineer a ride to send a monster flying, rolling or swinging.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23:
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Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Monday, July 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 5 pm 8 pm

Tops 11:15 am - 12:45 pmHide/Show

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

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Sunday, July 29: 11:15 am 12:45 pm

Wired Up with Jason Coleman 12:30 pm & 1:30 pmHide/Show

Buzz, spin, light it up! Work with Jason Coleman, Executive Director of Project Syncere, to learn about electricity as you create electrical connections throughout a model home. This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (MG-77-16-0118-16). Free passes are available outside our new Program Center up to one our beforehand.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, August 30: 5:30 & 6:30 pm

Stuffed Art 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Is it a stuffed animal or is it art? Yes and yes! Create your own comfy creature to call your own.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, July 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm

Riding on Air 2:15 pm - 3:45 pmHide/Show

Design a parachute for a tiny skydiver. Test and test again to make sure it lands safely! Great Hall, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 2:15 pm 3:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Monday, July 30: 2:15 pm 3:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 31: 11:15 am 12:45 pm

Thursday, July 19

Tinkering Lab: Make a Monster Move! Hide/Show

The toys want to get moving! Engineer a ride to send a monster flying, rolling or swinging.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23:
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Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 10:00 am - 12:30 pmHide/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
  • Monday, July 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 5 pm 8 pm

Riding on Air 11:15 am - 12:45 pmHide/Show

Design a parachute for a tiny skydiver. Test and test again to make sure it lands safely! Great Hall, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 2:15 pm 3:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 11:15 am 12:45 pm
  • Monday, July 30: 2:15 pm 3:45 pm
  • Tuesday, July 31: 11:15 am 12:45 pm

Stuffed Art 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Is it a stuffed animal or is it art? Yes and yes! Create your own comfy creature to call your own.

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, July 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, July 27: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 28: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm

What If Lab 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Be a chemist! Experiment with liquids and solids. What happens when you mix this with that? Program Center, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, July 25: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 5 pm - 8 pmHide/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
  • Monday, July 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 26: 5 pm 8 pm