April

Friday, April 7

Egg Heads Science Night

6-8 PM; Fee: $2 per person, Members Free

Eggs aren’t just for breakfast. Join us for EGGcellent experiments at the Elgin Public Museum’s monthly Science Night. Explore the incredible egg – suck an egg into a bottle, magically balance an egg and bounce –yes bounce! – an egg like it’s a rubber ball and more. Different stations will be set up around the museum for kids and adults alike to partake in experiments and demonstrations all based on the many incredible secrets of the egg. No registration required for this drop-in program.
*Science Nights are usually held on the second Friday of every month, however "Egg Heads Science Night" will be on Friday, April 7.

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Saturday, April 15

Natural Egg Dyeing
Noon-2 PM; Fee: $2 for 2 eggs

Come to the Elgin Public Museum for a GREAT Easter experience: Natural Egg Dyeing! We use many different natural dyes like onion skins, turmeric, berries and much more. This technique comes from Native American and Pioneer days when chemical dyes and food coloring were not available. Use modern techniques such as crayons and rubber bands to create beautiful designs! Explore the Museum while the eggs are dyeing. Recipes of the dyes are provided so you can try natural egg dyeing at home. Supplies are limited, so come early! No registration required.

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Saturday, April 29

Bison Feeding in Lords Park
7-8:30 AM; Fee: $2/Adult, $1/Child, Members Free

Join us for an up close and personal look at the bison, deer and elk at the Lords Park Zoo. Meet at the Museum for a short introduction after which we head for the zoo to assist the zookeeper in feeding these magnificent creatures. Space is limited to 12 people, so please register early! Registration required. Sponsored by Friends of the Lords Park Zoo

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