Enjoy activities to learn about the ways animals care for their young during this special time of year and what to do if you find any wild animal babies.When: 7-8 p.m.
Enjoy a special meal, make a paper family tree, and sign a "mother-daughter promise" to keep creating memories. Includes a keepsake photo and frame, plus an American Girl book to take home. Reservations required. April 25, May 10.When: 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 25; 7:30-8:30 p.m. May 10
A convention spanning the latest and greatest from the worlds of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. The show floor is packed with hundreds of exhibitors, panels and autograph sessions giving fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators and screening rooms featuring sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either the big or small screen.When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 25-26; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27
See a family-friendly movie on the big screen. Costumes are optional but bring a trick-or-treat bag to get some goodies. Popcorn is included.When: 7-9 p.m.
Features thousands of quality, gently-used or new kids and maternity items, from hundreds of families throughout Chicagoland. Items include maternity and children's clothing (through Youth Size 16), shoes, toys, books, games, baby equipment, children's furniture and more.When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Forts are the perfect place for pretend stakeout areas and secret society meetings. Use couch cushions, upside-down tables, doors, headboards-even stairs that go nowhere!-to create a cool and cozy space that's all your own.Cost: Free with admission
Explore the magic that happens when soap, water, and air combine. Use wild wands to makebubbles big and small. Catch, dance with and even step inside giant bubbles.Cost: Free with admission
The exhibit features the rare Black Java and White Java strains of chicken, which were an endangered species less than a decade ago. Includes a special child-height egg incubator, hatchery unit and a pen for newborn chicks. Runs from March 18-June 16.When: Open during regular museum hours