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  • 8:00 am-1:00 pm January 18, Saturday

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

    Green City Market

    Recurring Event: Saturdays

    Green City Market

    Description

    Calling all market shoppers, locavores, friends of farmers, and lovers of fine food! Green City Market returns for the winter season to the Nature Museum. Enjoy seasonal produce, meats, poultry, cheeses, baked goods, and more.

    Cost: Free 

  • 8:30 am-9:45 am January 18, 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.

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

  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm January 18, Saturday

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

    Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour

    Adult | Recurring Event:

    Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour

    Description

    Celebrate the founding of the Chicago Academy of Sciences with an exclusive tour of our off-site Collections facility. The Academy's scientific collection houses over 350,000 specimens dating back to the mid-1800s, and only a small fraction of these are on exhibit at the Academy's Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Reptiles, mammals, birds and eggs, insects and bugs, plants, minerals, manuscripts, cultural artifacts and more are all represented in the Academy's collections. Usually only accessible by appointment, researchers, artists, authors, and filmmakers have used our specimens to document the past, interpret the present, and imagine the future.

    Tours are appropriate for ages 10 and up.

    Tours are offered twice, at 10am and 1:30pm. Please select which tour you want to attend from the dropdown menu. For accessibility information, please contact programs@naturemuseum.org.

    Cost: $5/person

  • 11:00 am-11:30 am January 18, 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

  • 12:00 pm-12:15 pm January 18, 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 January 18, Saturday

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

    Live Animal Feeding

    Children & Family | Recurring Event:

    Live Animal Feeding

    Description

    From turtles to snakes, from rats to insects, there are a variety of critters that call the Nature Museum home. Join us in Mysteries of the Marsh to learn about their special diets and see our experts feed some of our animals.

    Cost: Free with admission

  • 1:30 pm-3:30 pm January 18, Saturday

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

    Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour

    Adult | Recurring Event:

    Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour

    Description

    Celebrate the founding of the Chicago Academy of Sciences with an exclusive tour of our off-site Collections facility. The Academy's scientific collection houses over 350,000 specimens dating back to the mid-1800s, and only a small fraction of these are on exhibit at the Academy's Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Reptiles, mammals, birds and eggs, insects and bugs, plants, minerals, manuscripts, cultural artifacts and more are all represented in the Academy's collections. Usually only accessible by appointment, researchers, artists, authors, and filmmakers have used our specimens to document the past, interpret the present, and imagine the future.

    Tours are appropriate for ages 10 and up.

    Tours are offered twice, at 10am and 1:30pm. Please select which tour you want to attend from the dropdown menu. For accessibility information, please contact programs@naturemuseum.org.

    Cost: $5/person

  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm January 18, 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 for the first time! Experience the wonder of free-flying butterflies and birds, and watch as they take their first flight!

    Cost: Free with admission

 
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