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Saturday, December 13, 2014
8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. , and 10:30 a.m.
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Saturday, October 17, and Sunday, October 18, 2015
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Children (3–12 yrs): $4
Children (2 and under): Free
Members save $1
Families are invited to come in costume and trick-or-treat throughout the Model Railroad Garden to celebrate Halloween and the end of the railroad's season at Trains, Tricks & Treats.
October 24 & 25, 2015
Saturday: 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Sunday: 4 – 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate Halloween, if you dare, at the Garden! Take either the "friendly" or "spooky" path to activities in the Regenstein Center and McGinley Pavilion. Experience family-friendly thrills and chills this year including Mysterious Magic with Dracula, a live show-and-tell of creepy, crawly creatures and then get in the Halloween spirit with Face Painting festivities!
Sunday, October 12, 2014
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Celebrate the Jewish harvest holiday Sukkot! Families are invited to help decorate the branch-covered sukkah, which will be on display from October 9 through 15 at the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden. These activities are provided by the National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago North Shore Section.
Click here for more information on the Sukkah display.
Saturday, August 15 & Sunday, August 16, 2015
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Learn about the summer festivals (matsuri) celebrated in Japan during this special weekend of activities. Listen to taiko drum and koto harp music, enjoy traditional folktales, and watch a tea ceremony. Kids of all ages can make projects to celebrate summer — make fish prints (gyotaku), create a paper fan (uchiwa), design a kite, and more at family-friendly, hands-on stations.
Saturday and Sunday
August 8 and 9, 2015
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Kite-Flying Performances and Kite-Making Workshops
In the meadow west of Evening Island, enjoy soaring stunt-kite performances set to music by members of the Chicago Fire Kite Team and members of the Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois.
Wednesday, August 19
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
“Part of being a kid in Chicago is rocking out with kindie-folk icon Mr. Singer.”- Red Tricycle online city guide.
June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, August 2, September 6 & 20, 2015
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Drop by the Malott Japanese Garden for hands-on activities related to Japanese arts and culture. Practice using chopsticks, rake miniature dry gardens, make Japanese kites, and more. The free activities vary each time and are subject to change.
Tentative schedule, subject to change:
Saturdays, July 18 or August 1, 2015
5 – 7:30 p.m.
New Program! Learn about the importance of fire to Native American culture and everyday life. Find out how we use it here in our woods and prairie. See a traditional way to start a fire, make a fire starter to take home, and pot up a prairie plant.
*Don't forget to bring a picnic dinner! Dessert is provided.