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Sunday, April 21

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
  • Saturday, April 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 20: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Printmaking Studio 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pmHide/Show

Try your hand at printmaking- an art form where you can make pictures again and again and again! Ages 3 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Force In Motion 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experience the physics of force as you create a work of art! Great Hall

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, April 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Shape of the Day 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Shapes are all around us! What picture will you create using today's shape? Great Hall

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, April 21: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, April 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make It Roll! During open hoursHide/Show

Create your own rolling contraption and test it out on our ramp! Ages: 5 and Up, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, April 21: During open hours
  • Monday, April 22: During open hours
  • Tuesday, April 23: During open hours
  • Wednesday, April 24: During open hours

Monday, April 22

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
  • Saturday, April 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 20: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Young Artist Program: Drawing Lab 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/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, April 22: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, April 29: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 30: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Stomp Rockets 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Design and launch a rocket ship out of simple materials. You'll be surprised how high it flies! Great Hall, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Monday, April 29: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Printmaking Studio 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Try your hand at printmaking- an art form where you can make pictures again and again and again! Ages 3 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Forest Creations 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Shared pretend play is an important early literacy activity. Join us and make up a short story about creatures in a miniature forest. Treehouse Trails, ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, April 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, April 29: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make It Roll! During open hoursHide/Show

Create your own rolling contraption and test it out on our ramp! Ages: 5 and Up, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, April 21: During open hours
  • Monday, April 22: During open hours
  • Tuesday, April 23: During open hours
  • Wednesday, April 24: During open hours

Tuesday, April 23

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
  • Saturday, April 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 20: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Young Artists Program: Mosaics with Norma Rios-Sierra 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Help create mosaic butterflies for Logan Square Neighborhood Association! Work with mosaic artist, activist and LSNA Board President Norma Rios-Sierra to learn how art can welcome, educate and energize people! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Can You Dig It? 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

What do you know about our very own dinosaur, Suchomimus? Be a dino detective! Dinosaur Expedition, Ages 4 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, April 23: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Shape of the Day 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Shapes are all around us! What picture will you create using today's shape? Great Hall

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, April 21: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, April 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make It Roll! During open hoursHide/Show

Create your own rolling contraption and test it out on our ramp! Ages: 5 and Up, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, April 21: During open hours
  • Monday, April 22: During open hours
  • Tuesday, April 23: During open hours
  • Wednesday, April 24: During open hours

Wednesday, April 24

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
  • Saturday, April 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 20: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Young Artists Program: Mosaics with Norma Rios-Sierra 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Help create mosaic butterflies for Logan Square Neighborhood Association! Work with mosaic artist, activist and LSNA Board President Norma Rios-Sierra to learn how art can welcome, educate and energize people! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Force In Motion 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Experience the physics of force as you create a work of art! Great Hall

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, April 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 28: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Printmaking Studio 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Try your hand at printmaking- an art form where you can make pictures again and again and again! Ages 3 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Forest Creations 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Shared pretend play is an important early literacy activity. Join us and make up a short story about creatures in a miniature forest. Treehouse Trails, ages 2 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Monday, April 22: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Monday, April 29: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make It Roll! During open hoursHide/Show

Create your own rolling contraption and test it out on our ramp! Ages: 5 and Up, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, April 21: During open hours
  • Monday, April 22: During open hours
  • Tuesday, April 23: During open hours
  • Wednesday, April 24: During open hours

Thursday, April 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
  • Saturday, April 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 20: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Made In Chicago Presents: Decatur Classical School Choir and Dancers 10:15 amHide/Show

To kick off their field trip, Decatur Classical School 3rd through 6th grade students will sing a couple of songs accompanied by some of their dancers!

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, April 25: 10:15 am

Young Artists Program: Mosaics with Norma Rios-Sierra 10:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

Help create mosaic butterflies for Logan Square Neighborhood Association! Work with mosaic artist, activist and LSNA Board President Norma Rios-Sierra to learn how art can welcome, educate and energize people! Ages 4 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 10:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 10:15 am 12:15 pm

Can You Dig It? 11:15 am - 12:15 pmHide/Show

What do you know about our very own dinosaur, Suchomimus? Be a dino detective! Dinosaur Expedition, Ages 4 and up 

  • Other Dates
  • Tuesday, April 23: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Printmaking Studio 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Try your hand at printmaking- an art form where you can make pictures again and again and again! Ages 3 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Shape of the Day 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Shapes are all around us! What picture will you create using today's shape? Great Hall

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, April 21: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, April 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Doodlebots 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmHide/Show

Engineer a robot that uses vibration to wiggle, scribble, and scoot around the table! What sorts of colorful doodles will the robot make all on its own? Tinkering Lab, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, April 25: 5:00 pm 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, April 27: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 30: 11:15 am 12:15 pm

Open Playgroup in Pritzker Playspace 5:00 pm - 8:00 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
  • Saturday, April 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 20: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Printmaking Studio 5:30 & 6:30 pmHide/Show

Try your hand at printmaking- an art form where you can make pictures again and again and again! Ages 3 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make It Roll! During open hoursHide/Show

Create your own rolling contraption and test it out on our ramp! Ages: 5 and Up, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, April 21: During open hours
  • Monday, April 22: During open hours
  • Tuesday, April 23: During open hours
  • Wednesday, April 24: During open hours

Friday, April 26

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
  • Saturday, April 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 20: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Printmaking Studio 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Try your hand at printmaking- an art form where you can make pictures again and again and again! Ages 3 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

Shape of the Day 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Shapes are all around us! What picture will you create using today's shape? Great Hall

  • Other Dates
  • Sunday, April 21: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Friday, April 26: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 28: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make It Roll! During open hoursHide/Show

Create your own rolling contraption and test it out on our ramp! Ages: 5 and Up, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, April 21: During open hours
  • Monday, April 22: During open hours
  • Tuesday, April 23: During open hours
  • Wednesday, April 24: During open hours

Saturday, April 27

Printmaking Studio 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pmHide/Show

Try your hand at printmaking- an art form where you can make pictures again and again and again! Ages 3 and up, Art Studio

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:30 & 11:30 am, 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 25: 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm

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

Engineer a robot that uses vibration to wiggle, scribble, and scoot around the table! What sorts of colorful doodles will the robot make all on its own? Tinkering Lab, Ages 4 and up

  • Other Dates
  • Thursday, April 25: 5:00 pm 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, April 27: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday, April 30: 11:15 am 12:15 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
  • Saturday, April 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 20: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Force In Motion 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmHide/Show

Experience the physics of force as you create a work of art! Great Hall

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Wednesday, April 24: 11:15 am 12:15 pm
  • Saturday, April 27: 2:15 pm 3:15 pm
  • Sunday, April 28: 11:15 am 12:15 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
  • Saturday, April 20: 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 20: 9:00 am 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 21: 10:00 am 1:00 pm
  • Monday, April 22: 10:00 am 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 23: 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Tinkering Lab: Make It Roll! During open hoursHide/Show

Create your own rolling contraption and test it out on our ramp! Ages: 5 and Up, Tinkering Lab

  • Other Dates
  • Saturday, April 20: During open hours
  • Sunday, April 21: During open hours
  • Monday, April 22: During open hours
  • Tuesday, April 23: During open hours
  • Wednesday, April 24: During open hours