Saturday, February 1

Story Hour:Alligators
11 am - 12 pm; Free!

Children explore the natural world through stories and exhibits at the Elgin Public Museum. This month we will read about alligators! Donations welcome. No registration required.


Saturday, February 15

Drawing Adventures
11 am - 12 pm; $10 per person

Elgin Public Museum of Natural History & Anthropology presents Drawing Adventures, a fun new monthly program for aspiring artists. Students will learn basic drawing skills while completing drawings of interesting animals and natural subjects. February's theme is TBD. $10 per person includes all needed supplies. These lessons are for children 1st grade and older, so bring the whole family!

Advance registration is required; call the museum at 847-741-6655 to reserve your space. Maximum of 20 students per session.


Saturday, February 29

Bison Feeding in Lords Park
7 am - 8:30 am; $5/Adult, $2/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. Registration required. Space is limited to 12 people so please register early!

Sponsored by Friends of the Lords Park Zoo.