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Spring Home & Garden Workshops


Select Dates this Spring

Join us throughout April and May as we celebrate our new exhibit Our House and rethink our homes. Learn about making decisions that are sustainable for our environment and for your wallet at any one of the workshops in this series.

Cost: $15/member, $25/non-member per session

Upcoming Dates & Registration Information

Greening Your House, Inside and Out
Wednesday, April 26, 6 to 7:30 pm

Explore new ways that simple changes and big new technology can reduce your home’s environmental impact in this workshop, offered in conjunction with the U.S. Green Building Council.

Price Options

Raindrop Roundup: Stormwater Management in Chicago
Wednesday, May 10, 6 to 7:30 pm

Fight back against water pollution and basement floods! Learn how Chicago handles its stormwater and what steps you can take to protect your own home and the aquatic environments around us using tools inspired by nature.

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Gear Up for Summer Electricity
Wednesday, May 24, 6 to 7:30 pm or
Sunday, June 4, 2 to 3:30 pm

Do you know how much electricity you use every day? Gear up for the summer heat
with these tips to manage your power usage without broiling.

Price Options - May 24

Price Options - June 4

Advance registration is encouraged. Questions? Email or

If you need to cancel, you must email 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.

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