The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.Cost: $9.50, $8.50 seniors
Discover how sounds make music, and how music makes you feel, with activities like making melodies on bolt- and wrench-a-phones, using soft sculpture pegs to make a music box, blowing air over a reed, moving musical notes on a staff, beating percussion instruments, and creating an artistic masterpiece that reflects how music makes you feelCost: Free with admission
Highland Park Players Theater for Young Audiences presents thi musical. Get ready to join Captain Braid Beard and his mates as they take Jennifer Jacob on an exciting pirate adventure with lots of terrific songs and a story of finding one's own heart. Show dates are Feb. 2, 3, 9, and 10; show times are at 1 and 3 p.m. Show is appropriate for ages 3 and older and has a running time of 60 minutes. For more information visit highlandparkplayers.com or call( 847) 682-4640.
Cost: $10 each and good for any performance available online and at the door.