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Free Polar Adventure Days in Chicago

December 7th, 2012
This will happen a few times this winter, but this weekend is the first one:
Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island

Have fun while enjoying all the wonders of nature at the eighth annual

First 500 visitors receive a Polar Adventure Day mug filled with hot chocolate.

Dress for the outdoors. Call to confirm scheduled activities (phone number below).  These events are free and no registration is required.

  • See Siberian huskies, wolves and other live animals
  • Enjoy music from the Old Town School of Folk Music
  • Explore the island on snowshoes (if there’s snow)
  • Make a nature-inspired winter craft
  • Encounter birds of prey from Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation
  • Sip hot cocoa while strolling across the prairie
  • Take a bird hike led by Wendy Paulson, co-sponsored by Audubon Chicago, Openlands & The Field Museum

Date: December 8, 2012 along with January 19, 2013 and February 16, 2012

Start Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Cost: FREE

Location : Northerly Island is located at 1521 S. Linn White Drive, on the Museum Campus


Free Admission

It’s winter in Chicago – come out and enjoy it!

Field Trip Opportunities at the Old Town School of Folk Music

March 21st, 2010

Thanks to Kate for sending information about this upcoming field trip opportunity:

Thursday April 22, 2010 | 10:30am

Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall :: 4544 N Lincoln Ave.

Ricky Recycle — a 45 minute show about all things recycling.

Tickets: Call 773-728-6000

Admission: $5 (Free chaperon ticket with every 10 kids, and additional discount for groups of 100)

Ages: Grades K-5 | For Reservations: 773.728.6000

Earth day is upon us. Expert recycler and 20 year veteran children’s performer Ricky Recycle encourages kids to laugh, scream and sing along with his simple yet infectious round, “I like to recycle… I like to recycle… I like to recycle.” This interactive, high energy program teaches how to reduce waste, the dos and don’ts or recycling, all about garbage dumps and landfills, preserving natural resources and how to be respectful and responsible towards our mother earth

Check Old Town’s website for more information and a number of other field trip opportunities. Check out their Field Trip series of shows that take place at 10:30 on different days each week. They offer various topics and appeal to various age ranges. Definitely something for everyone!