Chicago - Daily Events List

April 30, 2012



11:00 am-
3:00 pm
International Antiques Fair.
15th Annual International Antiques Fair features more than 120 top dealers, speakers, events, and ultimate treasures. The Merchandise Mart. (Festival - Arts Festival / Fair). 800-677-6278
6:00 pm-
9:00 pm
The Reely Teeny Weeny Film Spectacular.
Here's your chance to pay homage to your favorite film or scene from a film by recreating 60 seconds or less. Capture the… Vertigo Sky Lounge. (Festival - Film Festival). 312-683-0121
6:00 pm-
8:30 pm
Vinitaly US Tour 2012 Wine Tasting - Chicago.
Vinitaly will soon arrive to Chicago with a walk around tasting that will feature over 200 wines from over 45 wine producers. River East Art Center. (Festival - Wine Tasting). 312-321-1001

The Arts

10:00 am-
5:00 pm
Chicago's Twelve: 12 Artists Mobilizing the Earth.
The Zhou B Art Center presents Chicago's Twelve, an exhibition celebrating World Earth Day. Curator Sergio Gomez has selected tw… Zhou B. Art Center. (Arts - Art Exhibit). 773-523-0200

For Children

10:00 amStorytime.
This event is the perfect chance for moms and/or dads to bond with their little one. Every Monday and Thursday, Barnes and Noble… Barnes & Noble Booksellers Clybourn. (Kids - Children's Activities). 773-871-3610
10:00 amStudio Drop In.
Each session will explore alternating math, science, and art-related projects that support a different learning theme each month. The DuPage Children's Museum. (Kids - Children's Activities). 630-637-8000
1:00 pm-
6:00 pm
Open Play Days.
Corner Playroom is a Parent/Caregiver supervised indoor play place for kids ages 6 months to 5 years. My Corner Playroom. (Kids - Children's Activities). 773-388-2121


6:00 am-
7:30 am
Silent Sitting.
The thoughts and feelings that might arise during the silent sitting are simply to be allowed to pass by without engaging oursel… Inner Metamorphosis University - IMU. (Community - Self Help). 773-262-1468
7:00 am-
7:00 pm
Unheard Children's Voices Haunt Daley Plaza.
A solemn art exhibit recognizing the 3,000 estimated cases of unreported child sexual abuse in Chicago. 3,000 stuffed animals wi… Daley Plaza. (Community). 312-443-5500
11:00 am-
3:00 pm
Bikes, Bites, & Brews Tour.
Working up an appetite won't be a problem on this tour! We'll be sampling from each of Chicago's four favorite food groups -- p… Bobby's Bike Hike - Chicago Tours. (Educational - Bike Tour). 312-915-0995
7:15 pm-
9:00 pm
Meditation and Christian Mysticism.
This is a great class for those of you who want to learn to live more consciously, have more peace inside and who want to learn… Center of Light. (Educational - Class). 312-623-4418
 Judy Istock Butterfly Haven.
The Judy Istock Butterfly Haven features a kaleidoscope of butterflies with 75 species from around the world. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
 River Works.
Splash through this waterplay experience and learn about Chicago's waterways and how they support plants, animals, and humans. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
 Mysteries of the Marsh.
Explore the variety of local wetlands and the creatures that live there and find out why these increasingly scarce species are s… Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
 Wilderness Walk.
Three meticulously re-created environments in Wilderness Walk immerse visitors in a prairie, savanna, and dune complete with tru… Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
 Hands-on Habitat.
Hands-on Habitat invites budding naturalists (ages 3 - 7) to explore the secret world of animal homes. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
 The Extreme Green House.
The Extreme Green House explains how our homes are linked to nature and offers recycling tips. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
 Istock Family Look-in Animal Lab.
A detailed look at our native wetlands and their residents. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
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