Community Events

November 18, 2012 5:18:36 AM PST
Some fun activities for the whole family are taking place in the suburbs.

The DuPage Children's Museum has a new exhibit called "How People Make Things." It's modeled after the factory tour videos from Mr. Rogers television show. Kids will see, touch and do for themselves as they learn how every day items are made.

HOW PEOPLE MAKE THINGS
Through January 27
DuPage Children's Museum
301 N. Washington, Naperville
Free with museum admission
WWW.DUPAGECHILDRENSMUSEUM.ORG

In north suburban Glenview, the Kohl Children's Museum lets kids enter the story of the Wizard of Oz through larger than life pop-up books.

WIZARD OF OZ: LARGER THAN LIFE POP-UP BOOKS
Through April
Kohl Children's Museum
Glenview
Free with museum admission
www.kohlchildrensmuseum.org/

The Northbrook Library wants to help turns kids into musicians. Sunday, they are hosting a teen tech event called "garage bands." Sixth through 12th graders can learn to record and mix tracks, make podcasts and record jam sessions with your i-pad, i-phone or other devices.

TEEN TECH: GARAGE BAND
Learn to record music, mix tracks, make podcasts & jam sessions
6th - 12th Graders
Today, 2pm
Northbrook Public Library
RSVP required
www.northbrook.info

In the western suburbs, the Morton Arboretum in Lisle continues its tree house tales series. Kids can learn about the life cycle of trees as they make their way through six educational tree houses.

TREE HOUSE TALES
Six educational tree houses
Through November 2013
Morton Arboretum
Lisle
WWW.MORTONARB.ORG

A turkey is the prize for the winning team at a free-throw contest Sunday at 11am. Child and parent teams compete in the 18th years of this event at the Oak Lawn community Pavilion.

TURKEY SHOOT FREE-THROW CONTEST
Today, 11am
Oak Lawn Community Pavilion
Free for residents, $5 non-residents
www.olparks.com


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