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Here are the results found for 11/21/2020. 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: Some events in the calendar may be closed temporarily due to COVID. Always call your destination ahead of time to verify availability. Ongoing or weekly events and attractions may also be closed or have special holiday hours, or may occur on certain days during an extended run.

Activity
Tues - Sat 8pm; Sun 7pm
Age: Ages 12 and up
A War of the Worlds Live Virtual Audio Drama
Online
Hear HG Wells’ Martian invasion masterpiece like never before. A WAR OF THE WORLDS...  See more
Register online for time
Age: Ages 2 and up
Corn Harvest
Kline Creek Farm
Experience life as a field hand as you help harvest this year's corn crop by hand alongside...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
Online
Presented this year from Friday, November 13 through Sunday, November 22, FACETS’ ever-popular...  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
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
From 10:00am, reserve your space.
Age: 5-14
Ultimate Ninjas Private Open Pod Play
Multiple Locations throughout Chicago & Suburbs
Private Pod Open Play! Get out all of their energy on our obstacle and agility courses! Practice...  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
See web site for schedule
Age: All ages
Stay Home & Stay Strong Free Dance Classes
Aerial Dance Chicago on Zoom
Check out the daily virtual classes you can join from home during the Stay-At-Home Advisory. 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
Holidays
7pm and 7:30pm
Age: All ages
Art on the Mart
On the Merchandise Mart
In partnership with Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART...  See more
During regular hours
Age: All ages
Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light
Museum of Science and Industry
Explore rich holiday traditions from around the globe while creating your own traditions with...  See more
Lights at dusk, music and lights at 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9pm.
Age: All ages
Holiday Lights Show
The Promenade Bolingbrook
Experience the joy of the season with over 250,000 LED lights on the holiday tree located at the...  See more
Sun-Thurs 5pm-10pm; Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm
Age: All ages
Illumination
Morton Arboretum
See trees in a different light at a reimagined Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton...  See more
Weekdays 4:30-10pm; Weekends 4:30-11pm
Age: All ages
Let It Shine Light Show
Northbrook Court
Let It Shine is proud to present North Shore’s largest drive thru world of lights at Northbrook...  See more
Select time slot
Age: All ages
Lightscape
Chicago Botanic Garden
Join us at the holiday event that sold out in its debut season. Enter a captivating world of...  See more
Debuts 6:30pm Nov 19
Age: All ages
Millennium Park at Home: Chicago Holidays
Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs Online
Join Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs for a virtual holiday program premiering Thursday...  See more
Dusk - 10pm
Age: All ages
Night of Lights
Adams Park
The Downtown Wheaton Association and City of Wheaton present Nights of Lights, a spectacular...  See more
Any time
Age: All ages
Virtual Christkindlmarket
Online
Although the beloved holiday event cannot take place in-person this year, visitors will be able...  See more
4-10pm
Age: All ages
ZooLights
Lincoln Park Zoo
Select nights November 21 - January 3: Nov. 21-23, 25, 27-30, Dec. 2, 4-8, 11-16, 18-20, 22-23...  See more
Ongoing Exhibits
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
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
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