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Sunday, September 30

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Woodshop PLUS Cardboard During open hoursHide/Show

It's our kid-friendly Tinkering Lab workshop with a twist! Come try out tools and explore the many ways you can build with cardboard! Safety glasses required. Tinkering Lab, ages three and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Monday, October 1

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Toddler Takeover: Sounds Abound 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

From pots and pans, to straws and cans, investigate a symphony of household items. Great Hall, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Woodshop PLUS Cardboard During open hoursHide/Show

It's our kid-friendly Tinkering Lab workshop with a twist! Come try out tools and explore the many ways you can build with cardboard! Safety glasses required. Tinkering Lab, ages three and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Tuesday, October 2

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Toddlerville 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Calling all city planners! Create a town with roads, rivers and buildings from the floor up. Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, October 18: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 30: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Woodshop PLUS Cardboard During open hoursHide/Show

It's our kid-friendly Tinkering Lab workshop with a twist! Come try out tools and explore the many ways you can build with cardboard! Safety glasses required. Tinkering Lab, ages three and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Wednesday, October 3

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Costuming 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials. Art Studio, ages four and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Toddler Takeover: Sounds Abound 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

From pots and pans, to straws and cans, investigate a symphony of household items. Great Hall, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Woodshop PLUS Cardboard During open hoursHide/Show

It's our kid-friendly Tinkering Lab workshop with a twist! Come try out tools and explore the many ways you can build with cardboard! Safety glasses required. Tinkering Lab, ages three and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Thursday, October 4

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Costuming 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials. Art Studio, ages four and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Toddlerville 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Calling all city planners! Create a town with roads, rivers and buildings from the floor up. Great Hall, Ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, October 18: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 30: 2:15 pm 3:15 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Costuming 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials. Art Studio, ages four and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Woodshop PLUS Cardboard During open hoursHide/Show

It's our kid-friendly Tinkering Lab workshop with a twist! Come try out tools and explore the many ways you can build with cardboard! Safety glasses required. Tinkering Lab, ages three and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Friday, October 5

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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Costuming 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials. Art Studio, ages four and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Toddler Takeover: Sounds Abound 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

From pots and pans, to straws and cans, investigate a symphony of household items. Great Hall, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, October 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Kids Create: Naturally Art 9:30 am - 11:30 amHide/Show

Explore nature inside the Art Studio and discover how sticks, mud, plants and art materials all go so well together! Art Studio, ages five and under

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, October 19: 9:30 am 11:30 am
  • Friday, October 26: 9:30 am 11:30 am

Woodshop PLUS Cardboard During open hoursHide/Show

It's our kid-friendly Tinkering Lab workshop with a twist! Come try out tools and explore the many ways you can build with cardboard! Safety glasses required. Tinkering Lab, ages three and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours

Saturday, October 6

Paint Your Face 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Transform your face with colorful, easy-to-apply (and wash-off) paint. Are you a cat or a silly pumpkin? You decide!

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

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

Transform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials. Art Studio, ages four and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Mad Science Lab 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Will it gush, grow or glow? Experiment with liquids and solids to brew your own goop! Program Center, ages five and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, October 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, October 21: 2:15 pm 3:15 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
  • Wednesday, October 17: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 18: 5 pm 8 pm
  • Friday, October 19: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Woodshop PLUS Cardboard During open hoursHide/Show

It's our kid-friendly Tinkering Lab workshop with a twist! Come try out tools and explore the many ways you can build with cardboard! Safety glasses required. Tinkering Lab, ages three and up.

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, October 17: During open hours
  • Thursday, October 18: During open hours
  • Friday, October 19: During open hours
  • Saturday, October 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, October 21: During open hours