From 1929-2009 Kiddieland in Melrose Park brought joy to thousands of families. Learn the history of the park and the family conflict behind its closing while viewing vintage park photos, videos of the rides, and a display of original Kiddieland memorabilia.
Paper quilling, also known as paper filigree, is the art of rolling strips of paper and arranging the coils into shapes and designs. Learn the basic technique and create wintry designs on greeting cards. Materials provided. Limit 20.
Sing in the Season with the Irish Heritage Singers
Experience Ireland’s rich musical heritage this holiday season. This 30+ all-ages choral group returns to perform traditional and contemporary Irish songs, including favorite sing-alongs and a selection of Irish Christmas carols.
John J. Binder, author of Al Capone’s Beer Wars (2017) and The Chicago Outfit (2003), presents the history of organized crime in Chicago from before Prohibition through the end of the Dry Era, with a focus on Prohibition Era gangland.
Get a head start on the gardening season by planting cold hardy seeds in this hands-on workshop led by Julie Rand, former Illinois Master Gardener. Bring a clean plastic milk jug or clear soda bottle to use for planting.
How to Declutter, Organize & Arrange Your Home Space
From kitchens to closets and all of the spaces in between, make home organization fun and easy with Caralyn Kempner, author of Top-To-Bottom Home Organizing. Learn strategies to overcome indecision and downsize with focus, arrange household items to promote long-term order, and utilize all of your home storage without waste.
Andrea Pracht of My Kitchen Clatter demonstrates how to make kombucha, a probiotic-rich sweet tea that can help support a healthy gut. Learn how easy and affordable it is to make at home. Tasting included.
Learn the cultural history of the Chinese Garden, a tamed natural space for household recreation. This artificial space was not only for women and children to explore the outdoors safely, it was also used for entertaining business guests.
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