Around Town Chicago: 9/16-9/18

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There is a ton going on around Chicago this weekend. The weather is looking great, so make sure to enjoy the official last week of summer!

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FRIDAY

10:30am, Ape Cognition & Care

Lincoln Park Zoo
* Learn how these animals participate in their own care. For more information 

9:30am-4:00pm, What is a Planet?

Alder Planetarium
*Explore artifacts and learn what makes a planet today. For more information

11:00am-4:00pm, Ukrainian Folktales for Children- A Diorama Exhibition  

Ukrainian National Museum
*Free for children under 12. For more information
7:00pm-9:00pm, Family Twilight Adventures 
The Mortem Arboretum
*Roast Marshmallows, moonlight hike, silent tram ride through the woods . For more information

SATURDAY

 

 11:00am-10:00pm, Lakeview Taco Fest
Southport between Addison & Roscoe
*Sunday Too. For more information
11:00am-9:00pm, World’s Smallest Block Party
St. Theresa of Avila’s Church, 1037 W. Armitage Ave
*Free admission, face painting, yoga,  food/beer, live music! Donations welcome. For more information.

10:00am-2pm, Identification Day

The Field Museum
*Bring in your own findings and have museum scientists examine it with you! FREE admission for Illinois residents1 For more information

SUNDAY

12:00pm-9:00pm, City Made Fest

Andersonville
*Everything at this festival is made in Chicago. Saturday too. For more information

11:00am-9:00pm, West Loop Art Fest 

Washington Blvd from Halsted to Racine
* Saturday too. For more information

11:00am-6:00pm, A Walk with Peace and Music

The 606
*Celebrate the International Day of Peace with free family activities, music, and a walk through the 606. For more information
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