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March & April Here’s your source for this issue’s great events. Event information is subject to change without notice, therefore, we encourage you to call ahead and confirm (advance registration may be required) – and be certain to tell ‘em you saw it in Suburban Family Magazine! If you have an event of regional interest, we’d love to hear from you. Send to “Great Events” Fax: 866-779-4320, E-mail: mail@ subfam.com Mail: P.O. Box 1266, Westmont, IL 60559. Deadline for inclusion in the May-June issue is Friday, Apr. 14.

MARCH WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 KIDS Homeschool Adventures “Dr. Seuss Day” – Come explore the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss. Children 5-12, with an adult. 1-3 PM. Des Plaines History Center, 847391-5399. KIDS Storytime – Naperville Public Library staff present a special storytime of stories, song and more at DuPage Children’s Museum. 10:30-11 AM. Naperville. 630-6378000. SHOPPING Spring Fling Open House – Spring fair with vintage antiques, sangria and appetizers served. 4-8 PM. Tattered Tiques Shop, Lake Barrington. 224-633-9750. WORKSHOP Healthy Eating Meal Prep – Melissa Ronda of Personal Gains shares misconceptions about weight loss and a balanced diet. 7 PM. Helen Plum Library, Lombard. Register 630-627-0316. THURSDAY, MARCH 2 FUNDRAISER Author Meetup – “Wine, Women & Words.” Meet local authors, learn about latest works. Stories, snacks, smiles and raising funds. The Pointe, Crystal Lake. www.avallonsvoice.com/ winewomenwords. KIDS After School Adventures – “Dr. Seuss Day.” Explore the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss. Children 5-12, with an adult. 3:30 – 5 PM. Des Plaines History Center, 847-3915399. TEEN Study Tips for Stressed Students – Ages 7-12th grade. 4:30 PM. The Bridge Teen Center, Orland Park. 708-532-0500. FRIDAY, MARCH 3. 52 great events

ADULTS Tai Chi – Slow movement, meditation, breathing and balance. 10 AM. Bloomingdale Public Library. (630) 529-3120. FAMILY Farm To School Day – Hours of fun focused on gardening and spring prep. 1-3:30 PM. Northern Illinois Food Bank. Geneva. 630-443-6910. KIDS School’s Out Day Camp – Make gummy bear molecules and a lemon-powered battery. 9 AM-3 PM. Also 3/27. Naper Settlement, Naperville. 630-420-6010. SATURDAY, MARCH 4. FAMILY Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss – Come celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with crafts, games, and a treat. 1 PM. Bloomingdale Public Library. Register (630) 529-3120. PETS Dog Admission Day – Bring your dog to hike 16 miles of trails. 7 AM – sunset. Morton Arboretum. 630-9680074. STAGE Seussical Jr. – Musical featuring favorite Dr. Seuss characters on stage. 1 PM. Batavia Fine Arts Centre. (630) 937-8930. SUNDAY, MARCH 5 JOB FAIR Naperville Park District Job Fair – Full time, part time and seasonal positions will be seeking employees. 10 AM-2 PM Naperville. 630-848-5000. TEENS Kick Off Teen Tech Week – Create a fully functional circuit on a card that lights up. Grades 6-12. 3 PM. Helen Plum Library, St. Charles. Register (630) 627-0316. MONDAY, MARCH 6 KIDS Focus on FUNdamentals – Learn a fun twist on skills for staying successful in school. Ages K-2. 3/6 & 4/17. 4 PM. Register Bloomingdale Public Library. 630) 5293120. TEENS How To Find A College Without Losing Your Mind – Transition planning for students with learning differences. 7 PM. Evanston Public Library. 847-448-8600. TUESDAY, MARCH 7 NATURE Greenhouse Tour – Behind the scenes tour of spring and summer plantings. 11 AM Cantigny Park, Wheaton. 630-260-5161. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 KIDS Art & Science: Light Patterns – Construct a tool to see the world in a new light. Grades K-3. 4:15 PM. suburban family | subfam.com

Helen Plum Library, Lombard. Register 630-627-0316. THURSDAY, MARCH 9 ADULTS Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body – Insights on how to make lifestyle choices that keep you healthy. Research by The Alzheimer’s Association. 7 PM. Mt. Prospect Public Library. 847/253-5675. FRIDAY, MARCH 10 ADULTS Antique Sale & Vintage Market – Estate jewelry, silver, collectibles, vintage clothing & accessories, home décor. 10AM-6 PM. Emmanuel’s Episcopal Church, La Grange (708) 352-1275. KIDS Friday Fun Night – Fun night of organized games and activities in the Community Center Gym. Ages 7-13. 6-8:30 PM. Also April 21. Palatine Park District. 847991-0333. SATURDAY, MARCH 11 ADULTS Antique Sale & Vintage Market – Estate jewelry, silver, collectibles, vintage clothing & accessories, home décor. 10AM – 4PM. Emmanuel’s Episcopal Church, La Grange (708) 352-1275 FAMILY Women’s History Month - Celebrate the amendment granting women the right to vote. Make suffragette sashes and pins to make your voice heard! Cantigny Park, Wheaton. 12 – 3 PM. 630-260-5161. FAMILY Maple Sugaring - Welcome warmer weather at Naper Settlement’s annual tribute to the changing seasons with hands-on activities and presentations. 10AM – 4PM. 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. 630-420-6010. FAMILY Family Fest – Playful family fun for parents and kids ages 3 and older. 9 AM – 12:20 PM. Park Ridge Centennial Fitness Center. 847-692-5129. KIDS Open Gym & Swim – Social night includes DJ, inflatables, swimming, wallyball and racquetball.7PM -9 PM. Park Ridge Centennial Fitness Center. 847-692-5129. SUNDAY, MARCH 12 ADULTS Honoring Women’s History Month – A fascinating look at the history of female journalists. 3 PM. Cantigny Park, Wheaton. Register 630-260-8162. CONCERT We’ve Got Rhythm – Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra presents Latin melodies. Elmhurst Dance Theater performs. Insturment petting zoo1:45-2:45 PM. Concert 3 PM. Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church. 630-941-0202. March/April 2017

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