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Saturday, August 11

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.

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  • Tuesday, August 21:
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Pendulum Patterns 11: 15 am - 12:45 pmHide/Show

Reveal the path of a pendulum as it swings. Watch as it creates a unique work of art! Great Hall, Ages 5 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, August 26: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, August 27: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Saturday, September 01: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Sunday, September 02: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, September 03: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm

Clay Days 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pmHide/Show

Pound, smash, roll, slip and slice while playing with clay! Fun for all ages and abilities. Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 22: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 25: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 26: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Stomp Rockets 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Design a cool, high-flying rocket and launch it with a gizmo you can also make at home. Great Hall, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 21: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, August 25: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, August 28: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 30: 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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Sunday, August 12

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
  • Tuesday, August 21:
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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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Clay Days 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pmHide/Show

Pound, smash, roll, slip and slice while playing with clay! Fun for all ages and abilities. Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 22: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 25: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 26: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Sink or Float 11: 15 am - 12:45 pmHide/Show

Engineer a cargo ship out of tin foil. How much will it haul? Crown Workshop, Ages 5 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 22: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 29: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Sunday, September 02: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm

Pendulum Patterns 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Reveal the path of a pendulum as it swings. Watch as it creates a unique work of art! Great Hall, Ages 5 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, August 26: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, August 27: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Saturday, September 01: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Sunday, September 02: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, September 03: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm

Monday, August 13

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
  • Tuesday, August 21:
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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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Pendulum Patterns 11: 15 am - 12:45 pmHide/Show

Reveal the path of a pendulum as it swings. Watch as it creates a unique work of art! Great Hall, Ages 5 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, August 26: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, August 27: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Saturday, September 01: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Sunday, September 02: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, September 03: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm

Clay Days 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Pound, smash, roll, slip and slice while playing with clay! Fun for all ages and abilities. Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 22: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 25: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 26: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Push Pin Constellations 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Illuminate your own magical night sky using tiny pinpricks and a flashlight. Explore the constellations in your own bedroom!

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, August 24: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, August 27: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Friday, August 31: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, September 03: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm

Tuesday, August 14

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
  • Tuesday, August 21:
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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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 10:00 am 12:30 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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Tuesday, August 28: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Thursday, August 30: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm

Stomp Rockets 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Design a cool, high-flying rocket and launch it with a gizmo you can also make at home. Great Hall, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 21: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, August 25: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, August 28: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 30: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm

Wednesday, August 15

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
  • Tuesday, August 21:
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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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Now You See It...Now You Don 11: 15 am - 12:45 pmHide/Show

Will your picture or words appear or disappear? Come find out! Great Hall, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 22: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Wednesday, August 29: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Friday, August 31: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm

Clay Days 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Pound, smash, roll, slip and slice while playing with clay! Fun for all ages and abilities. Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 22: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 25: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 26: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Sink or Float 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Engineer a cargo ship out of tin foil. How much will it haul? Crown Workshop, Ages 5 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 22: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 29: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Sunday, September 02: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm

Thursday, August 16

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
  • Tuesday, August 21:
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  • Saturday, August 25:

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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 10:00 am 12:30 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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Tuesday, August 28: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm
  • Thursday, August 30: 11: 15 am 12:45 pm

Clay Days 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 Hide/Show

Pound, smash, roll, slip and slice while playing with clay! Fun for all ages and abilities. Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 22: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 25: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 26: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Stomp Rockets 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Design a cool, high-flying rocket and launch it with a gizmo you can also make at home. Great Hall, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, August 21: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Saturday, August 25: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, August 28: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 30: 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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Friday, August 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
  • Tuesday, August 21:
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  • Thursday, August 23:
  • Friday, August 24:
  • Saturday, August 25:

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
  • Tuesday, August 21: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, August 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Clay Days 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pmHide/Show

Pound, smash, roll, slip and slice while playing with clay! Fun for all ages and abilities. Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, August 22: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 23: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, August 24: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 25: 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 26: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 & 2:00 pm

Push Pin Constellations 2:15 pm - 3:30 pmHide/Show

Illuminate your own magical night sky using tiny pinpricks and a flashlight. Explore the constellations in your own bedroom!

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, August 24: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, August 27: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Friday, August 31: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm
  • Monday, September 03: 2:15 pm 3:30 pm