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Here are the results found for 10/17/2020. Click on the "Details" button for full information on any of the results below.

Virtual events and activities are located toward the end of the page, in the "Virtual" categories.

Note: Always call ahead! Information is always subject to change. Events, classes and activities that have been added to our calendar calendar may have adjusted or suspended availability due to COVID or other factors since their inclusion.

Activity
10:30 am-12:00 pm
Age: All ages
Chinatown History & Culture Tour
Chinatown Square Chinatown Square by the Zodiac Animal Statues
Are you seeking fun and unique activities for your family and/or friends? Chinatown History &...  See more
3pm - 5pm
Age: All ages
Fall Inspired Paint Class
Color Me Mine Glenview
Join us for step by step instruction (and tons of FUN) led by our fabulous art teachers! Drop...  See more
11am - noon
Age: Ages 4-14
Kids Slime Workshop
Local Color Art Studio
Join us for some ooey-gooey fun! Saturdays and Sundays through October 18. We will make slime...  See more
See web site for schedule of programs and events
Age: All ages
Open House Chicago
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Open House Chicago is back with a reimagined event for 2020. The beloved architecture festival...  See more
10:30-11:30
Age: 5-11
Saturday Morning ART Class
The Paintbrush...a hands-on ART studio for kids
Class runs September 19-October 31 - enroll any time! For ages 5-11. Chill out on Saturday...  See more
10am-5pm
Age: All ages
The Flowers of Monet in the Artist’s Garden
Garfield Park Conservatory
Open Wednesday – Sunday; 10am-5pm. Adult admission $5, children and members free. This is an...  See more
During regular hours
Age: All ages
Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rail - VIP Sessions
Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago
Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit...  See more
7 a.m.-sunset
Age: All ages
Troll Hunt
Morton Arboretum
There have been reports of troll sightings in the woods of The Morton Arboretum! Six colossal...  See more
2-2:30pm
Age: All ages
Virtual Penguin Feeding
Lincoln Park Zoo Online
Waddle behind the scenes at Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove with a Lincoln Park Zoo...  See more
See schedule
Age: Ages 18 months - 15
Weekly Cooking Classes
Oui Chef
Each week we will discuss a new topic and practice a new skill and recipe, building the...  See more
Drop-In Class
4:15pm-5pm
Age: 3rd-6th Grade
Beginner Circus Arts: 3rd-6th Grade
Actors Gymnasium
Experience all things acrobatic in our Circus Arts classes! Each week includes training in the...  See more
9a-10am
Age: 2-8
Family Cooking Class! Ages 2-8 with caregiver
Taste Buds Kitchen
Join us every Saturday morning as we make a new tasty treat! Designed for kids to take the lead...  See more
10:15am- 11am
Age: Pre-K
Imaginastics
Actors Gymnasium
Explore theatrical expression through gymnastics and tumbling skills! Each class begins with a...  See more
10:15am- 11am
Age: 4th-8th Grade
Intermediate Circus Arts: 4th-8th Grade
Actors Gymnasium
Experience all things acrobatic in our Circus Arts classes! Each week includes training in the...  See more
9:15am-10am
Age: 2-3 years
Parent Tot Gymnastics
Actors Gymnasium
In this intro to gymnastics class, parent and child work and play together in a fun, safe...  See more
12:15pm-1:15pm
Age: 7th grade and up
Parkour
Actors Gymnasium
Art du Déplacement and Parkour are disciplines in which practitioners use their bodies to...  See more
Entertainment
6:30pm
Age: Ideal for ages 2 – 6
Drive In Theatre: Beatrix Potter and Friends
Chicago Children's Theatre
Experience Chicago Children’s Theatre’s Beatrix Potter puppet show like never before – as an...  See more
Fall Fun
10am - 5pm
Age: All ages
Fall at the Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo
‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize...  See more
See web site
Age: All ages
Fall Fun at All Seasons Apple Orchard
All Seasons Apple Orchard-Pumpkin Patch
Stop by to pick your own apples in our orchard or play in our Barnyard. Spend the day exploring...  See more
Daily 9am-6pm
Age: All ages
Fall Fun at Edwards Apple Orchard
Edwards Apple Orchard West
Edwards Apple Orchard West in Winnebago offers a select assortment of homegrown apples, cider...  See more
M-Th 10am - 6pm; Fri-Sun 9am - 7pm
Age: All ages
Fall Fun at Johansen Farms
Johansen Farms
Our main priority at Johansen Farms is to present fun family activities in a safe and clean...  See more
10am - 7pm
Age: All ages
Fall Fun at Siegel's Cottonwood Farm
Siegel's Cottonwood Farm
Open Fridays - Sundays. Attractions include Connect Four, Corn Hole, Peter Pumpkin Show, Mia and...  See more
10am - 6pm
Age: All ages
Odyssey Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
Odyssey Fun World Tinley Park
We will be Open September 26th 2020 – October 31st 2020! 10am – 6pm. The Odyssey Fun Farm...  See more
10am - 4pm
Age: All ages
Pumpkin Days
The Children's Farm at The Center
Open Thursdays - Sundays and Columbus Day. In an effort to make Fall farm visits safe and...  See more
10AM–6:30PM daily
Age: All ages
Pumpkin Farm
Dollinger Family Farm
Come and find your perfect pumpkin for carving, decorating or making a pie. Whether you like...  See more
Weekdays 11am - 9pm; Sat 10am - 9pm; Sun 10am - 8pm,
Age: All ages
Pumpkin Fest
Bengston’s Pumpkin Farm
Open Sept 18-20 and Sept 25-November 1. Enjoy fall fun at Bengston's Pumpkin Farm! You'll...  See more
Timed reserved entry required
Age: All ages
Pumpkin Fest
Cosley Zoo
Come out to Cosley Zoo this fall and enjoy the colors of the season, see the animals, and pick...  See more
9am - 6pm daily
Age: All ages
Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival
Goebbert's Pumpkin Farm
Your family can enjoy a variety of our fall activities including a ride on the Goebbert’s...  See more
See web site
Age: All ages
Pumpkinfest
Didier Farms
Visitors come from near and far to experience Pumpkinfest at Didier Farms, mid-September through...  See more
See web site
Age: All ages
Richardson Adventure Farm Fall Fun
The Richardson Farm
Establish your family "basecamp" in our shaded picnic area, and from there, everyone can find...  See more
7 am - Sunset
Age: All ages
Scarecrow Trail
Morton Arboretum
Reserve your timed-entry passes and tickets to view the Scarecrow Trail. Take a stroll around...  See more
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Age: All ages
Zoo Nights
Lincoln Park Zoo
Join us on Saturdays through October for a fun, family-friendly after-hours zoo experience...  See more
Halloween
Sat 5pm or 6:30pm; Sun 2pm or 3:30om
Age: All ages
Halloween Spooktacular
Community Recreation Center
Come in costume to the not-too-spooky Halloween Spooktacular at CRC! The gym will be transformed...  See more
See web site
Age: All ages
Spooktacular 2020
Clark St. in Lincoln Park
Lincoln Park welcomes the spookiest of seasons with an expanded Spooktacular 2020. Celebrate...  See more
Ongoing Exhibits
During regular hours
Age: All ages
Dinos Everywhere!
Brookfield Zoo
Over 40 animatronic dinosaurs that are BIGGER and BADDER than ever before have arrived at...  See more
During regular hours
Age: School age
Future Energy Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry
This exhibit is an in-depth experience focused on tomorrow’s energy landscape—and the...  See more
During regular hours
Age: All ages
Little Clint – The Story of a Baby Dinosaur
Dinosaur Discovery Museum
This permanent exhibit tells the story of a young dinosaur from his hatching during the...  See more
Timed entry with ticket required
Age: All ages
Monet and Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
When Monet’s paintings first appeared alongside his contemporaries’ in a Chicago gallery in...  See more
Sign up for time slot
Age: All ages
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Based on the New York Times bestselling book and Tumblr page of the same name, Notorious RBG:...  See more
During regular hours
Age: All ages
Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze
Museum of Science and Industry
Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze is an interactive and immersive new permanent exhibit at the...  See more
During regular hours
Age: All ages
Polar Play Zone
John G. Shedd Aquarium
What would you like to be? A sleek sliding penguin? A deep-sea explorer? How about both? In...  See more
Storytelling
10:30am
Age: Best for ages 0-6
Weekly Storytime
Volumes Bookstore on Facebook Live
Visit our Facebook Live on Wednesday and Saturday mornings at 10:30am for StoryTime with our...  See more
Virtual Classes - Chicago Based
Various
Age: All ages
Buddha Belly Kids Virtual Yoga
Online
Bring the whole family or yoga with your siblings! Yoga is about building confidence...  See more
Schedule varies
Age: All ages
Cocoon Care Yoga Classes
Web site
Prenatal and Mom yoga classes are offered nearly every day. Register for classes, events or...  See more
Wednesdays 4-5pm; Saturdays 10:30-11:30am
Age: Children 5-9
Curious By Nature LIVE
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Join the Nature Museum for Curious by Nature LIVE! In each interactive 60 minute workshop, we'll...  See more
9:00 am
Age: 0-5 years
Family Music & Movement
Zoom
Get movin' & groovin' with us in a Virtual Family Music & Movement class! Recommended for ages...  See more
Daily, times vary
Age: All ages
Hi-Five Sports @ Home
Hi Five Sports Zone Northbrook Court
Hi-Five Sports @ Home are classes that focus on in-home PE Enrichment and most importantly…...  See more
Flexible
Age: Ages 6-13
Introduction to Coding with Codeverse
Online
Get introduced to the world of coding through our free online Introduction to Coding...  See more
Any time
Age: 3 and up
Kidlates - Core Method Pilates for Kids
Web site
Do your kids need a fun and engaging way to burn some energy at home, while helping with...  See more
Tues - Friday 1pm-5pm, Saturday - Sunday 10am-2pm
Age: K - Grade 12
Mathnasium@Home
Mathnasium
Developed and tested over a three year period, Mathnasium@Home is designed to replicate our...  See more
9am
Age: Ages 3-7
Miss Megan's Camp Kindergarten
Facebook
I will Facebook Live a “Morning Meeting” to get your 3-7 year old’s day started! We will do...  See more
See options
Age: K-12
Online STEM Programs
Digital Adventures
Digital Adventures’ offers all ages and skill levels engaging, instructor-guided, live-streamed...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
Power Up Tech Academy: Online Minecraft & Coding for Kids
Online
Online Minecraft & Coding for Kids. A great escape when you're stuck inside! Power Up Tech...  See more
Any time
Age: Ages 8 and up
Private Music Lessons with School of Rock Chicago West
Zoom
School of Rock Chicago West is offering special rates on private lessons!

- 50% off a...  See more
Any time
Age: 1-5 years
Rock 'n' Kids is Rockin' at Home
YouTube
Rock 'n' Kids is Rockin' at Home! Join our virtual classes to sing, dance and play while staying...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
Science at Home from Museum of Science and Industry
Web site
Keep learning in place and at your pace with science activities and topics you can access...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
Stages Performing Arts Virtual Classes
Facebook
Check out the YouTube channel for virtual baby music classes, musical theater classes, and more...  See more
Sat 9:30, Tues and Wed 10am
Age: All ages
Stomp and Shout
Instagram
Join us on Instagram Live! We're starting streaming classes on Saturday! We have many PreSchools...  See more
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Age: Grades kindergarten - 5th
Virtual Sketch Comedy Writing Classes
Knuckleball Comedy
With direction and coaching from an experienced comedian, students will learn the basics of...  See more
Various Times
Age: Ages 6 mo - 5 years
Wiggleworms at Home
Old Town School online
Have all the fun, giggles, and music of Wiggleworms streamed right into your home. Our seasoned...  See more
Virtual Classes - National
CST: Tues 4pm, Wed - Fri 10am
Age: Ages 0-6
Bilingual Birdies Zoom Classes
Zoom
Experience the bilingual magic from home with virtual classes for kids up to age...  See more
Any time
Age: Best for ages 7-15
CodaKid
online
CodaKid is a kids coding platform that teaches kids how to use real programming languages and...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
Florida Aquarium SEA SPAN
Web site
The Florida Aquarium is posting live videos that are available to view any time to show what...  See more
Times vary
Age: 5-14
Virtual STEAM Challenges from Challenge Island - Oakland County West
Online
Looking to beat quarantine boredom? Sign your kids up for this! -

Challenge Island -...  See more
Varies
Age: Ages 7-19
Virtual Tech Camps from iD Tech
Online
Whether you're on spring break or enduring a school closure, our online courses are the perfect...  See more
Virtual Events - Chicago Based
Any time
Age: All ages
Art with Ms. Choate
YouTube
Ms. Choate is a Chicago art teacher who is hosting a free daily online art class. New story...  See more
11-11:30am
Age: All ages
Brookfield Zoo Chats - Live
Facebook Live
Looking for ways to make your kids' time at home entertaining and educational? Or just need a...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
Frederick Douglass: Agitator
Online: American Writers Museum
Online: visitors can see the content from the exhibit, learn about Douglass’ use of portraiture...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
Frederick, A Virtual Puppet Performance
Chicago Children's Theatre YouTube
In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Chicago Children’s Theatre, the city’s largest...  See more
You choose
Age: All ages
Live Princess or Superhero Chats
Google Hangouts
Royal Princess Parties LIVE Chat with a Princess OR Superhero. We conduct our live chat...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
Miss Katie Sings
Instagram
Miss Katie is an early childhood music teacher creating fun videos for your little ones during...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
That's Weird Grandma: House Par-Tay
Patreon online
Now in its 19th year, That’s Weird, Grandma features adaptations of stories written during...  See more
Virtual Events - National
2pm and 5pm CST
Age: All ages
Charlie's Corner Live Story Time
YouTube
Charlie’s Corner is an independent neighborhood bookstore in San Francisco carrying a wide...  See more
1pm CST
Age: All ages
Philly Zoo at 2 (1pm CST)
Facebook Live
Get an insider’s look at the Zoo during our Philly Zoo at 2 Facebook Live series and virtually...  See more