A Little Time and a Keyboard: Spring Break Fun in the Chicago Suburbs

Spring Break Fun in the Chicago Suburbs

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Spring Break Fun

Need some help keeping the kiddos busy this Spring Break? Here are some local ideas:

March 18 - May 21 Simply Spring Butterfly Exhibit, Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford, butterflies fly freely in the conservatory, $6 resident, $8 non, $4 and $6 for seniors, kids 5-17 and veterans, Ages 3-4 $2, under 3 free, check website for times.

March 27-31 Free Spring Break Movies at Paragon Theater in Arlington Heights, 10AM each day, list of movies on website

March 27-31 Walk-In Spring Activities at Raupp Museum in Buffalo Grove, 1PM-3:30PM, different activity each day, see Buffalo Grove Park District FB for more info, free

March 27-31 Willowbrook Nature Center in Glen Ellyn, 9AM-5PM, see where local wildlife is taken to be rehabilitated, plenty of resident animals to visit with, free but donation is appreciated 

March 27-31 Cosley Zoo in Wheaton, 10AM-4PM, home to domestic farm animals and native wildlife, Wheaton residents are free, all kids are free, adults ages 18-54 $7, seniors 55+ $6

March 27, 30 & 31 Spring Break Spruce Up, Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago, 10AM-4PM, help clean up the farm & other activities, take tour of farmhouse, free

March 28-30 Kids Day Out in Palatine, 2PM-5PM, $8 per child, open gym and open turf, crafts, games, must register

March 28: Spring Breakout Adventure at Rolling Knolls in Elgin; 10AM-2PM, practice archery, explore wildlife, practice navigation skills, free

March 29-30 Spring Break Camp: Creative Exploration at Crabtree Nature Center in Barrington, 9:30AM-12:00PM, $10, explore nature and be inspired to create your own artwork, ages 7-10, register in person

March 29: Camping 101 Camp Reinberg in Palatine; learn basic camping skills, free, 5:30PM

March 29: Morkes Chocolate Walk in Day, Palatine, 1PM-4PM, create chocolate treats, $9 per person

March 29 Ready for Spring Drop in Program, Elk Grove Historical Museum, 2:30PM-5:30PM, tour of farmhouse, make a craft and more, free for members, $1 for non

March 30: Dinosaur Hunters at Morton Grove Public Library 2PM-3PM; join paleontologist Lisa Zago for an educational dig through her dinosaur bones and fossils, free

March 31 Free Fridays at Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst, 10AM-5PM, rock and mineral specimens, carved jade and other stones, stone dioramas and more.

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