Enjoy an evening hayride through the grounds, followed by a marshmallow roast and popcorn over an open campfire. Registration required. Oct. 12, 20 and 26.When: Call for times
Explore easy vocabulary and early literacy skills in a dual language environment. Sing a song in English and Polish and read along with some favorite stories in both languages.When: 5:30-6 p.m.
Sponsored by Chicago Parent Media, Babies R Us, Enfamil, Mabels Labels and The Bump. Order tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7580051137When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
The exhibit transforms seven beloved and
award-winning picture books - "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," "The
Snowy Day," "Where's Spot?" "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," "Chicka
Chicka Boom Boom," "Abuela," and "Tuesday" - into
three-dimensional, bilingual play and learning environments.
A new permanent exhibit, reinventing the museum's current "Play Library" exhibit as a pretend bookstore. Features a reading loft, various reading nooks, and a changing array of children's books and periodicals. Also includes a variety of activities to promote literacy.Cost: Free with admission
Pinball exposition features exhibitors, seminars and speakers. Plus, tour the Stern Pinball factory and participate in a pinball tournament.When: Visit website for times
Explore cool things about nature and plants with your family on Saturdays and Sundays. Classes include a variety of hands-on activities and projects for kids 4-10, accompanied by an adult.When: 9:30-11 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m.
Temporary exhibit in Habitat Park that consists of 18 child-height stands placed throughout the park, each displaying two pages of "Leaves" by David Ezra Stein.Cost: Free with admission
The last four weekends in October will feature special Halloween activities, including trick-or-treating for LEGO bricks, taking part in a spooky scavenger hunt and trying creepy creative challenges.
When: 9 a.m. Friday-Saturday; 10 a.m. Sunday
Performance schedule for this musical is 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday from Oct. 4-20. Tickets can be purchased online at www.highlandparkplayers.com or at West Ridge Center, 636 Ridge Road, in Highland Park. For further information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.Cost: General admission tickets are $17 when purchased before Oct. 4, and $20 from Oct. 4 through 20.