Got this information via email, and looks like some intriguing events! Note that with this first one if you mention that you heard it here, at the Chicagoland Homeschool Network, they will let one adult attend for free! Be sure to tell them thanks from all us homeschoolers.
“Hoo’s” for Dinner: Owl Pellet Dissection
Thursday, February 23, 7-8:00 pm
$7/person, Members: $5/person (adults and kids)
Space is limited, call to register: 815-895-9777
It’s almost time for owlets to begin appearing! And we’re celebrating by dissecting owl pellets. Owl pellets are balls of fur and bones that the bird cannot digest and coughs up. We’ll walk through the dissection of pellets and identification of the remains found inside. Each person gets their own pellet. Designed for ages 6+. Special offer: Mention this blog and get one free adult!
Jack Hanna: Into the Wild Live
Sunday, March 11, 2:00 pm
$20 adults, $15 children and students, premium seats available
Show will be held at the Egyptian Theater in DeKalb: 135 North Second Street, Dekalb, IL 60115
Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live show features many of his favorite animal friends, as well as fascinating and humorous stories and footage from his adventures around the world. Everyone from the youngest child to the oldest adult will be entertained and inspired. Tickets on sale now: http://www.egyptiantheatre.org/
The Natural History of Coffee
a lecture by Gene Powers
Thursday, March 15, 7-8:00 pm
$4/person, members free, ages high school to adult
Big Run Wolf Ranch
Saturday, March 31, 1-2:30 pm
Ages 8 and up
$10/person (kids and adults), fee includes Museum admission for the day
Member rate: $8/person
Space is limited, reservations required: 815-895-9777
Big Run Wolf Ranch is a non-profit, federally licensed, educational program which specializes in education and conservation of North American wildlife. During their presentation you’ll meet a live coyote, skunk, groundhog, porcupine, and wolf. Space is limited and reservations are required: 815-895-9777. Ages 8+ by request of the presenter.
Wednesday, March 28, 10:15-11:15 am
4th Wednesdya of every month
$8/child (or purchase a 4-class card for $28), adults free
Call 815-895-9777 to register (walk-ins welcome too)
Spend a morning discovering nature at the Museum through games, crafts, stories, and songs, plus a live animal visit each month! Designed for ages 3-5 with an adult.
For more information:
Midwest Museum of Natural History
425 West State St, Sycamore IL 60178