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  • 9:30 am-10:30 am February 23, Friday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Spanish Through Nature: Parents & Tots (Ages 1-4)

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Fridays

    Spanish Through Nature: Parents & Tots (Ages 1-4)

    Description

    Children ages 1-4 will learn Spanish vocabulary during an experiential and interactive class.
    Read books, sing songs, and meet a different live animal each week.

    Presented in partnership with Instituto Cervantes.

    Cost: 7-week series: $100/member caregiver and child, $140/non-member caregiver and child

    *Caregivers must remain with the child attending the class. You are welcome to bring children under 12 months to an older sibling’s class at no additional fee. Attending siblings 12 months or older should be registered for the class.

  • 11:00 am-11:30 am February 23, Friday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Story Time

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Story Time

    Description

    Head to Hands-On Habitat to listen to a story picked for our littlest visitors, and then keep the fun going with games and activities.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 11:30 am-12:00 pm February 23, Friday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Bird Showcase

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Live Bird Showcase

    Description

    Meet one of our very special guests in The Bird House and speak with our biologists about the amazing adaptations of birds all over the world — including local species you can see right here in Chicago.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 12:00 pm-12:15 pm February 23, Friday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Critter Connection

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Critter Connection

    Description

    Snakes, turtles, salamanders...more than 50 animal species reside in our lab. Get up close with one of our critters and learn about our animal friends that live at the Nature Museum.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm February 23, Friday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feeding: Rats

    Recurring Event: Fridays & Sundays

    Live Animal Feeding: Rats

    Description

    Stop by the Istock Family Look-In Lab to watch our animal care staff feed our rats!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm February 23, Friday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2pm in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven as we release newly emerged butterflies into the Haven for the first time! Watch as they take their first flight!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 8:30 am-9:45 am February 24, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Butterfly Haven Yoga

    Adult | Sold Out

    Sold Out Butterfly Haven Yoga

    Description

    Join us for a rejuvenating yoga class in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. Students will leave class feeling energized, balanced, and ready to take their practice off the mat and out into the world. BYO mat.

    Cost: $15/class. Must 18 years of age or older to participate.

  • 11:00 am-11:30 am February 24, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Story Time

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Story Time

    Description

    Head to Hands-On Habitat to listen to a story picked for our littlest visitors, and then keep the fun going with games and activities.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 11:30 am-12:00 pm February 24, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Bird Showcase

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Live Bird Showcase

    Description

    Meet one of our very special guests in The Bird House and speak with our biologists about the amazing adaptations of birds all over the world — including local species you can see right here in Chicago.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 12:00 pm-12:15 pm February 24, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Critter Connection

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Critter Connection

    Description

    Snakes, turtles, salamanders...more than 50 animal species reside in our lab. Get up close with one of our critters and learn about our animal friends that live at the Nature Museum.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm February 24, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feedings: Frogs & Toads

    Recurring Event: Saturdays

    Live Animal Feedings: Frogs & Toads

    Description

    Stop by our Look-In Lab as our animal experts feed our various species of frogs and toads.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm February 24, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2pm in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven as we release newly emerged butterflies into the Haven for the first time! Watch as they take their first flight!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 11:00 am-11:30 am February 25, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Story Time

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Story Time

    Description

    Head to Hands-On Habitat to listen to a story picked for our littlest visitors, and then keep the fun going with games and activities.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 11:30 am-12:00 pm February 25, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Bird Showcase

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Live Bird Showcase

    Description

    Meet one of our very special guests in The Bird House and speak with our biologists about the amazing adaptations of birds all over the world — including local species you can see right here in Chicago.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 12:00 pm-12:15 pm February 25, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Critter Connection

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Critter Connection

    Description

    Snakes, turtles, salamanders...more than 50 animal species reside in our lab. Get up close with one of our critters and learn about our animal friends that live at the Nature Museum.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm February 25, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feeding: Rats

    Recurring Event: Fridays & Sundays

    Live Animal Feeding: Rats

    Description

    Stop by the Istock Family Look-In Lab to watch our animal care staff feed our rats!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm February 25, Sunday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2pm in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven as we release newly emerged butterflies into the Haven for the first time! Watch as they take their first flight!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 11:00 am-11:30 am February 26, Monday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Story Time

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Story Time

    Description

    Head to Hands-On Habitat to listen to a story picked for our littlest visitors, and then keep the fun going with games and activities.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 11:30 am-12:00 pm February 26, Monday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Bird Showcase

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Live Bird Showcase

    Description

    Meet one of our very special guests in The Bird House and speak with our biologists about the amazing adaptations of birds all over the world — including local species you can see right here in Chicago.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 12:00 pm-12:15 pm February 26, Monday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Critter Connection

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Critter Connection

    Description

    Snakes, turtles, salamanders...more than 50 animal species reside in our lab. Get up close with one of our critters and learn about our animal friends that live at the Nature Museum.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm February 26, Monday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Turtles

    Recurring Event: Mondays

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Turtles

    Description

    Stop by Mysteries of the Marsh to watch our animal experts feed our Spotted, Musk, and Softshell turtles!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm February 26, Monday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2pm in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven as we release newly emerged butterflies into the Haven for the first time! Watch as they take their first flight!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 10:00 am-11:00 am February 27, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Nature Nuts: Fur, Feathers, and Scales (session 1)

    Children & Family | Recurring Event:

    Nature Nuts: Fur, Feathers, and Scales (session 1)

    Description

    Bring your toddler to explore nature with Nature Nuts! In this spring session, we’ll discover similarities and differences between types of animals with fun hands-on activities including stories, crafts, and live animal interactions.

    This program is for children age 2-3 and their adult caregivers. Caregivers must remain with the child attending the class. You are welcome to bring children under 12 months to an older sibling's class at no additional fee.

    Session 1 dates: January 30, February 13, February 27, March 13, March 27, April 10, April 24

    Cost: 7-week series: $100/member caregiver and child, $140/non-member caregiver and child

  • 11:00 am-11:30 am February 27, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Story Time

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Story Time

    Description

    Head to Hands-On Habitat to listen to a story picked for our littlest visitors, and then keep the fun going with games and activities.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 11:30 am-12:00 pm February 27, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Bird Showcase

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Live Bird Showcase

    Description

    Meet one of our very special guests in The Bird House and speak with our biologists about the amazing adaptations of birds all over the world — including local species you can see right here in Chicago.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 12:00 pm-12:15 pm February 27, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Critter Connection

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Critter Connection

    Description

    Snakes, turtles, salamanders...more than 50 animal species reside in our lab. Get up close with one of our critters and learn about our animal friends that live at the Nature Museum.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm February 27, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feeding: Salamanders

    Recurring Event: Tuesdays

    Live Animal Feeding: Salamanders

    Description

    Join us in Mysteries of the Marsh as our animal care staff feeds our beautiful salamanders.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm February 27, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2pm in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven as we release newly emerged butterflies into the Haven for the first time! Watch as they take their first flight!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 6:30 pm-7:30 pm February 27, Tuesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Nature on Tap-The Monarch and its Migration

    Adult | Recurring Event: Select Tuesdays in February

    Nature on Tap-The Monarch and its Migration

    Description

    Grab a drink with one of our scientists as we visit three different bars for three very different scientific conversations.

    On February 27, our scientists will discuss The Monarch and its Migration at The Radler!

    The monarch is the best known butterfly species in the world. Its life cycle is closely tied to its amazing migration. We will explore both the life cycle and the migration as well as discussing the butterfly's behavior on its wintering grounds in Mexico, efforts both in Mexico and Illinois to track population fluctuations, and conservation issues surrounding the monarch. Learn what you can do from your own home to aid in conserving this iconic insect.

    Cost: Free

  • 11:00 am-11:30 am February 28, Wednesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Story Time

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Story Time

    Description

    Head to Hands-On Habitat to listen to a story picked for our littlest visitors, and then keep the fun going with games and activities.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 11:30 am-12:00 pm February 28, Wednesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Bird Showcase

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Live Bird Showcase

    Description

    Meet one of our very special guests in The Bird House and speak with our biologists about the amazing adaptations of birds all over the world — including local species you can see right here in Chicago.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 12:00 pm-12:15 pm February 28, Wednesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Critter Connection

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Daily

    Critter Connection

    Description

    Snakes, turtles, salamanders...more than 50 animal species reside in our lab. Get up close with one of our critters and learn about our animal friends that live at the Nature Museum.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm February 28, Wednesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Live Animal Feedings: Blanding's Turtle

    Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Live Animal Feedings: Blanding's Turtle

    Description

    Stop by the Mysteries of the Marsh to watch our animal experts feed our Blanding's turtles.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm February 28, Wednesday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    First Flight Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2pm in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven as we release newly emerged butterflies into the Haven for the first time! Watch as they take their first flight!

    Cost: Free with admission

 
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