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Adler Planetarium 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive; 312-922-7827, adlerplanetarium.org Ongoing: "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure": Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, take visitors on a journey to learn about the Big Dipper, North...
Tags: Museums, Zoology, North America, Jens Jensen, Artists
Gatsby Night at The Bookstore The Bookstore in Glen Ellyn is hosting a Zelda Fitzgerald Night on Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m. Therese Fowler, author of the bestselling book "Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald," will discuss her book and Zelda Fitzgerald'...
The 69th anniversary of D-Day, Cantigny Park offered activities for children and debuted a 2.5-ton addition to the First Division Museum's historic military fleet. The GMC CCKW, a World War II truck, was donated to the museum and was on display on...
Lombard A former Glenbard East High School student has been charged after allegedly planning to commit a violent act at the school. Michael Santoro, 19, of the 600 block of South Finley Road in Lombard, has been charged with disorderly conduct. A judge...
The lives and stories of the servicemen from the U.S. Army 1st Infantry Division are celebrated in the multimedia exhibit "Faces of the 1st." The exhibit on "Big Red One," an infantry that has served in every major U.S. conflict since World War I,...
News briefs from Wheaton and Glen Ellyn. Glen Ellyn The village of Glen Ellyn is accepting applications for grants for local non-profit organizations. The Community Grant Program funding for 2013-14 is $25,000. Last year, the village budgeted $30,...
There's no doubt that vegetable gardening is hot. Folks who've never grown a radish suddenly want to plant pots or plow up their lawn so they can add fresh food to the table. The upside: You can harvest edibles untouched by synthetic chemicals, and the...
Tags: Cabbage, Kale, Chicago Botanic Garden, Arable Farming, Tomatoes
STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
Tags: Museums, Bucktown Arts Fest, Artists, Theater, Michigan Avenue
Special to the Chicago TribuneMany people visit Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois, for the 27-hole golf course or the prized military museum, which features impressive exhibits of the 1st Infantry Division's war efforts, and an outdoor collection of refurbished tanks. The 500-acre...
Tags: Museums, Chicago Tribune, Museum Dioramas, Wheaton, Fennel
Staff reporterHinsdale Orchestra to Appear at Cantigny Park on July 28 The West Suburban Symphony of Hinsdale returns to Wheaton's Cantigny Park on Saturday, July 28, at 1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton to perform music inspired by real and fictional heroes, on the...
WGN NewsKidwinks Father and Son Outings First Division Museum at Cantigny Park Cantigny Park was the home of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, former editor and publisher of The Chicago Tribune. Now it houses the McCormick Museum, beautiful gardens, the First...
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