Youth Events

How-To Fest

Learn something new! Choose from more than 50 how-to demos and presentations including how to make gazpacho soup, how to fly a drone, how to dance salsa, and how to carve a turkey.

Foodcraft: Seeds of Knowledge

Come learn about how your food is grown and plant a seed of your own to take home at this program from Namrita Namrula, founder of local food organization Seeds of Knowledge, which aims to educate kids about healthy eating through gardening and helps combat food insecurity in the North Shore.

Instrument Petting Zoo

The instructors from the Music Institute of Chicago will demonstrate instruments for you and then you can play them yourself. There will be strings, percussion, guitar/bass, keyboard, and wind instruments. From 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. there will also be a Musikgarten class ideal for children birth through age three.
Makey Makey instruments with New Media Department. And crafts to take home. No tickets are required for this free drop-in event.