October

Friday, October 12

Halloween Science Night
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm $2 per person, EPM members free!

Get into the spirit of Halloween at the Elgin Public Museum by learning some scientific tricks and treats! Witness the ghosts inside Skittles and M&Ms, find out what makes glow sticks tick, investigate bloody hand prints and discover the main ingredient in witch’s brew: Dry Ice. Different stations will be set up around the Museum for kids and parents to take part in awesome experiments and demonstrations. No registration required for this drop-in program.

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Saturday, October 27

Bison Feeding in Lords Park
7:00 am - 8:30 am $2/adult, $1/child, EPM 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! Sponsored by the Friends of Lords Park Zoo.

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