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  • 7:00 am-9:00 am August 16, Wednesday

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

    Morning Bird Walks

    Adult | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Morning Bird Walks

    Description

    Join Geoffrey Williamson of the Chicago Ornithological Society to explore the spectacular bird life around North Pond. After your exploration, come inside the Museum for coffee and discuss what birds were spotted. Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring your own binoculars.

    Cost: Free

  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm August 16, Wednesday

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

    Casting Lessons on the Pier

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Casting Lessons on the Pier

    Description

    Learn how to cast a fly, spin or bait casting fishing rod on the historic North Pond Casting Pier. Lessons and equipment provided by The Anglers Club of Chicago & The Elliott Donnelley Chapter of Trout Unlimited. All ages and skill levels welcome. Weather permitting.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 16, Wednesday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Mantis

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Live Animal Feedings: Mantis

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our mantises!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 16, Wednesday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Fridays

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our aquatic insects!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm August 16, Wednesday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 17, Thursday

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

    Live Animal Feeding: Rats

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Thursdays

    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 August 17, Thursday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 18, Friday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Fridays

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our aquatic insects!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm August 18, Friday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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 August 19, Saturday

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

    Butterfly Haven Yoga

    Adult | Recurring Event: Saturdays

    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, 4-week series available for $48. Must 18 years of age or older to participate.

    Registration Information

    Dates

    Unless otherwise stated, programs are free to attend with museum admission and pre-registration is
    required for all paid programs. Questions? Email adultprograms@naturemuseum.org or familyprograms@naturemuseum.org.

    If you need to cancel, you must email cancel@naturemuseum.org. Cancellations must be made at least 15 days prior to the programs to receive a refund or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than 15 days prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time, in which case a refund for any paid program fees would be available.

  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm August 19, Saturday

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

    Drop-by Family Fun

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every Saturday & Sunday

    Drop-by Family Fun

    Description

    Join us every weekend for hands-on learning in the exhibits. Discover new things about nature through games, crafts, and puzzles with an ever-changing topic. Fun for the whole family!


    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 19, Saturday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Frogs & Toads

    Children & Family | 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 August 19, Saturday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm August 20, Sunday

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

    Drop-by Family Fun

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every Saturday & Sunday

    Drop-by Family Fun

    Description

    Join us every weekend for hands-on learning in the exhibits. Discover new things about nature through games, crafts, and puzzles with an ever-changing topic. Fun for the whole family!


    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 20, Sunday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Box Turtles

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Sundays

    Live Animal Feedings: Box Turtles

    Description

    Stop by the Mysteries of the Marsh to watch our animal experts feed Opal, Onyx, and the rest of our box turtles.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm August 20, Sunday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 21, Monday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Turtles

    Children & Family | 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 August 21, Monday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 am August 22, Tuesday

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

    Live Animal Feeding: Salamanders

    Children & Family | 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 August 22, Tuesday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 7:00 am-9:00 am August 23, Wednesday

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

    Morning Bird Walks

    Adult | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Morning Bird Walks

    Description

    Join Geoffrey Williamson of the Chicago Ornithological Society to explore the spectacular bird life around North Pond. After your exploration, come inside the Museum for coffee and discuss what birds were spotted. Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring your own binoculars.

    Cost: Free

  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm August 23, Wednesday

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

    Casting Lessons on the Pier

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Casting Lessons on the Pier

    Description

    Learn how to cast a fly, spin or bait casting fishing rod on the historic North Pond Casting Pier. Lessons and equipment provided by The Anglers Club of Chicago & The Elliott Donnelley Chapter of Trout Unlimited. All ages and skill levels welcome. Weather permitting.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 23, Wednesday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Mantis

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Live Animal Feedings: Mantis

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our mantises!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 23, Wednesday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Fridays

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our aquatic insects!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm August 23, Wednesday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 24, Thursday

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

    Live Animal Feeding: Rats

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Thursdays

    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 August 24, Thursday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 25, Friday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Fridays

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our aquatic insects!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm August 25, Friday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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 August 26, Saturday

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

    Butterfly Haven Yoga

    Adult | Recurring Event: Saturdays

    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, 4-week series available for $48. Must 18 years of age or older to participate.

    Registration Information

    Dates

    Unless otherwise stated, programs are free to attend with museum admission and pre-registration is
    required for all paid programs. Questions? Email adultprograms@naturemuseum.org or familyprograms@naturemuseum.org.

    If you need to cancel, you must email cancel@naturemuseum.org. Cancellations must be made at least 15 days prior to the programs to receive a refund or to transfer to another date of the same program. No refunds or transfers will be available less than 15 days prior to a program’s start date. The Nature Museum reserves the right to cancel programs at any time, in which case a refund for any paid program fees would be available.

  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm August 26, Saturday

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

    Drop-by Family Fun

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every Saturday & Sunday

    Drop-by Family Fun

    Description

    Join us every weekend for hands-on learning in the exhibits. Discover new things about nature through games, crafts, and puzzles with an ever-changing topic. Fun for the whole family!


    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 26, Saturday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Frogs & Toads

    Children & Family | 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 August 26, Saturday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm August 27, Sunday

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

    Drop-by Family Fun

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every Saturday & Sunday

    Drop-by Family Fun

    Description

    Join us every weekend for hands-on learning in the exhibits. Discover new things about nature through games, crafts, and puzzles with an ever-changing topic. Fun for the whole family!


    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 27, Sunday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Box Turtles

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Sundays

    Live Animal Feedings: Box Turtles

    Description

    Stop by the Mysteries of the Marsh to watch our animal experts feed Opal, Onyx, and the rest of our box turtles.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm August 27, Sunday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 28, Monday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Turtles

    Children & Family | 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 August 28, Monday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 am August 29, Tuesday

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

    Live Animal Feeding: Salamanders

    Children & Family | 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 August 29, Tuesday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 7:00 am-9:00 am August 30, Wednesday

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

    Morning Bird Walks

    Adult | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Morning Bird Walks

    Description

    Join Geoffrey Williamson of the Chicago Ornithological Society to explore the spectacular bird life around North Pond. After your exploration, come inside the Museum for coffee and discuss what birds were spotted. Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring your own binoculars.

    Cost: Free

  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm August 30, Wednesday

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

    Casting Lessons on the Pier

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Casting Lessons on the Pier

    Description

    Learn how to cast a fly, spin or bait casting fishing rod on the historic North Pond Casting Pier. Lessons and equipment provided by The Anglers Club of Chicago & The Elliott Donnelley Chapter of Trout Unlimited. All ages and skill levels welcome. Weather permitting.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 30, Wednesday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Mantis

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Wednesdays

    Live Animal Feedings: Mantis

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our mantises!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 30, Wednesday

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

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Fridays

    Live Animal Feedings: Aquatic Insects

    Description

    Stop by the Look-In Lab to watch our animal experts feed our aquatic insects!

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm August 30, Wednesday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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

  • 9:00 am-5:00 pm August 31, Thursday

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

    CPS Students Day

    Children & Family

    CPS Students Day

    Description

    Chicago Public Schools students who show a school ID or report card on Thursday, August 31 will enjoy free admission, receive an access code to unlock the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum badge on the Chicago City of Learning website, and be eligible to win prizes.

    In conjunction with One Summer Chicago.

  • 1:00 pm-1:15 pm August 31, Thursday

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

    Live Animal Feeding: Rats

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Thursdays

    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 August 31, Thursday

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

    Butterfly Release

    Children & Family | Recurring Event: Every day

    Butterfly Release

    Description

    Join us every day at 2:00 p.m. 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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