October

Saturday, October 7

Story Hour Saturday!
11 am to 12 pm; Free

Come visit the beautiful Elgin Public Museum for our brand new children's program, held every first Saturday of the month. Kids will spend a fun and relaxing hour with our educators, listening to fantastic stories about animals- a different one every month! This month's topic is our misunderstood friend- the Skunk! There is no charge for this program, but donations are always welcome. We hope to see you there!

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Friday, October 13

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

Spend this lucky Friday the 13th at the Elgin Public Museum to learn some scientific tricks and treats as we get into the spirit of Halloween! Let your favorite candies teach you a cauldron full of cool lessons concerning density, acidity, chemical reactions and more! Discover the ghosts of M&Ms, the lightening inside life savers, and why pop rocks explode. Different stations will be set up around the Museum for kids and parents to trick-or-treat at before partaking in awesome experiments and demonstrations. Whether you prefer sweet or sour, you’re bound to find your favorite goody at this spooky science night. No registration or ticket required for this drop-in program. .

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