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Friday, March 8

Balance Challenge  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Crown Workshop, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 01: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, March 04: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, March 05: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, March 06: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 06: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Toddler Takeover: Tiny Tennis 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Serve up an ace at our tot-sized tennis courts! Great Hall, ages 1 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 01: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, March 04: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, March 06: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, March 11: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Kids Create: Scissor Academy 9:30 am - 12:00 pmHide/Show

It’s never too early to get your little one involved with scissors. We can start small with a variety of tools to get them ready for scissors, or jump right in and snip away at a variety of materials! Art Studio, ages 5 and under

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 01: 9:30 am 12:00 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 9:30 am 12:00 pm
  • Friday, March 15: 9:30 am 12:00 pm
  • Friday, March 22: 9:30 am 12:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29: 9:30 am 12:00 pm

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS During open hoursHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, February 23: During open hours
  • Sunday, February 24: During open hours
  • Monday, February 25: During open hours
  • Tuesday, February 26: During open hours
  • Wednesday, February 27: During open hours

Saturday, March 9

Pennants  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Celebrate your favorite team!  Great Hall, Ages 5 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, March 02: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 03: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 10: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 16: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 06: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

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

Chicago Children’s Museum takes on March Madness™! Test out your skills, how many baskets can you make?  Great Hall, Ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, March 02: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 03: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, March 05: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 10: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS During open hoursHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, February 23: During open hours
  • Sunday, February 24: During open hours
  • Monday, February 25: During open hours
  • Tuesday, February 26: During open hours
  • Wednesday, February 27: During open hours

Sunday, March 10

Miniature Worlds 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 06: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Pennants  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Celebrate your favorite team!  Great Hall, Ages 5 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, March 02: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 03: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 10: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 16: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

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

Chicago Children’s Museum takes on March Madness™! Test out your skills, how many baskets can you make?  Great Hall, Ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, March 02: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 03: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, March 05: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 10: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS During open hoursHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, February 23: During open hours
  • Sunday, February 24: During open hours
  • Monday, February 25: During open hours
  • Tuesday, February 26: During open hours
  • Wednesday, February 27: During open hours

Monday, March 11

Tinkering Lab: Woodshop PLUS 10:00 am - 1:00 pmHide/Show

Try out a tool and explore materials in our kid-friendly wood shop! Ages: 3 & up with safety glasses

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, February 23: During open hours
  • Sunday, February 24: During open hours
  • Monday, February 25: During open hours
  • Tuesday, February 26: During open hours
  • Wednesday, February 27: During open hours

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 amHide/Show

Experiment with mark making in new and exciting ways! What’s it like to move across the room while drawing or to draw with more than ONE marker at a time? Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, March 04: 10:15 am
  • Tuesday, March 05: 10:15 am
  • Wednesday, March 06: 10:15 am
  • Thursday, March 07: 10:15 am
  • Monday, March 11: 10:15 am

Balance Challenge  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Crown Workshop, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 01: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, March 04: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, March 05: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, March 06: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 06: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Toddler Takeover: Tiny Tennis 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Serve up an ace at our tot-sized tennis courts! Great Hall, ages 1 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 01: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, March 04: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, March 06: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, March 11: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tuesday, March 12

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 amHide/Show

Experiment with mark making in new and exciting ways! What’s it like to move across the room while drawing or to draw with more than ONE marker at a time? Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, March 04: 10:15 am
  • Tuesday, March 05: 10:15 am
  • Wednesday, March 06: 10:15 am
  • Thursday, March 07: 10:15 am
  • Monday, March 11: 10:15 am

Basketball  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Chicago Children’s Museum takes on March Madness™! Test out your skills, how many baskets can you make?  Great Hall, Ages 3 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, March 02: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 03: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, March 05: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, March 10: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Balance Challenge  2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Crown Workshop, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 01: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, March 04: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, March 05: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, March 06: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Wednesday, March 13

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 amHide/Show

Experiment with mark making in new and exciting ways! What’s it like to move across the room while drawing or to draw with more than ONE marker at a time? Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, March 04: 10:15 am
  • Tuesday, March 05: 10:15 am
  • Wednesday, March 06: 10:15 am
  • Thursday, March 07: 10:15 am
  • Monday, March 11: 10:15 am

Balance Challenge  11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Crown Workshop, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 01: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, March 04: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, March 05: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, March 06: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 06: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Toddler Takeover: Tiny Tennis 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Serve up an ace at our tot-sized tennis courts! Great Hall, ages 1 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 01: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, March 04: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, March 06: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, March 11: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Thursday, March 14

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 amHide/Show

Experiment with mark making in new and exciting ways! What’s it like to move across the room while drawing or to draw with more than ONE marker at a time? Art Studio, all ages

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, March 04: 10:15 am
  • Tuesday, March 05: 10:15 am
  • Wednesday, March 06: 10:15 am
  • Thursday, March 07: 10:15 am
  • Monday, March 11: 10:15 am

Tinkering Lab: Hovercrafting 11:15 am - 12:30 pmHide/Show

Make, test, fix and test again while building your own hovercraft! Balance the PUSH UP of air from our wind tables with the PULL DOWN from the weight of your invention to make it float in the air! Ages 5 and Up, Small Workshop, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, March 07: 11:15 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 14: 11:15 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 14: 5:15 pm 7:15 pm
  • Thursday, March 21: 11:15 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 21: 5:15 pm 7:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 06: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Balance Challenge  2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Experiment and play with balances as you complete a series of challenges!  Crown Workshop, Ages 3 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Friday, March 01: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, March 04: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, March 05: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, March 06: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Play Late Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pmHide/Show

Every Thursday from 4-8 pm, families and groups of up to four people can access all CCM has to offer for $14.95. And if your crew is more than four, each extra person only pays $5.00 each.

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, February 28: 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 14: 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 21: 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 4:00 pm 8:00 pm

Bicycle Engineering with Alex Añón 5:00 & 6:00 pmHide/Show

Join Alex Añón, architect and owner of Bucephalus Bikes, to explore gears! Experiment with different size gears and see how they “talk” to one another. Free passes are available one hour before the workshop at the Program Center. This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (MG-77-16-0118-16). Program Center  Ages 6 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, February 28: 5:00 & 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 14: 5:00 & 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 28: 5:00 & 6:00 pm

Tinkering Lab: Hovercrafting 5:15 pm - 7:15 pmHide/Show

Make, test, fix and test again while building your own hovercraft! Balance the PUSH UP of air from our wind tables with the PULL DOWN from the weight of your invention to make it float in the air! Ages 5 and Up, Small Workshop, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, March 07: 11:15 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 14: 11:15 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 14: 5:15 pm 7:15 pm
  • Thursday, March 21: 11:15 am 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 21: 5:15 pm 7:15 pm

Miniature Worlds 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Explore models and miniatures to map out and create your very own piece of the world. Use a variety of re-purposed and artists’ materials to create a model to take home. Art Studio, 3 and Up

  • Other Dates
  • Wednesday, March 06: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 07: 5:30 & 6:30 pm
  • Friday, March 08: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 09: 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm