Youth Events

Lions, and Tigers, and Bears, Oh My - What Working In A Zoo Is Really Like!

Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about working with animals? Now’s your chance to learn what it would be like to be a zookeeper! Rebecca Bearman, MSc, Assistant Curator of Birds and Program Animals at Zoo Atlanta, will be joining us to talk about what working in a zoo is really like! She will give you the down and dirty of a day in the life of a zookeeper and you might even get to meet some of her furry, scaly, and feathered friends from Lincolnwood’s The Animal Store!

Make a Tune

Stop by the Digital Media Lab and learn to make a very short musical composition using GarageBand's sound library. No registration or musical abilities required. For Grades K - 8.

Halloween Railroad

The railroad is back by popular demand! Come for this special run as The North Central 'O' Gaugers Rairoad Club sends model trains through Spookytown. Great for Halloween and great for model train enthusiasts. Some visitors will even be able to "drive a train" and earn their "NCOG Honorary Jr. Operating Engineer" certificate. Stop by anytime.

Minecraft Club

Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh my . . . ?

Minecraft Club

Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh my . . . ?

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