Youth Services

Chicago’s Field Museum Presents Fryer to Fuel Tank

Posted July 18, 2014 | Posted in Kids Books,Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

TruckThursday, July 24 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

The Field Museum is bringing it’s Renewable Energy Vehicle to Youth Services!

Explore what it means to be “veggie-powered”! Learn how diesel engines work and why they can run on used French fry oil.

Registration is required. For grades 5 and up.

Balloon Creations with Suzette

Posted July 10, 2014 | Posted in Kids Books,Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

image[59]Thursday, July 31 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Suzette, balloon artist extraordinaire, designs balloon creations just for you! Select from favorites, including critters with “paws,” and take your own creation home! Earlier arrival is recommended, as space is limited for this special event.

***Please note that Suzette will be ending the program at 8:00pm. She will leave shortly afterward. Please plan accordingly!***

The Mystery Shop Presents Killer Comics

Posted July 9, 2014 | Posted in Kids Books,Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

prime4Friday, July 18 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Join us for this fast-paced mystery game. Evidence, facts, and audience participation will lead you to the Prime Suspect. Play one of many colorful comic characters: hero, villain, trusty sidekick, or comic relief!

For ages 9–14 years.  Registration is required.

Field Museum Presents Soil Adventure

Posted July 3, 2014 | Posted in Front Page,Kids Books,Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

SoilThursday, July 24 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Model the movement of matter through our soil ecosystem and explore the critters that play an important role in decomposition.

Registration is required. For grades K–4.

Comic Book Drawing

Posted July 2, 2014 | Posted in Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

pencilWednesday, July 23rd 3:30–4:30pm

Bring your cartoon ideas to life! Local artist Wendee Goles demonstrates comic book drawing techniques.

Registration is required. Workshop is for ages 8 and older.

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