Polar Adventure Days
It's winter in Chicago - come out and enjoy it!
Have fun while enjoying all the wonders of nature at the ninth annual
POLAR ADVENTURE DAYS at NORTHERLY ISLAND
Saturday * December 7 * January 25 * February 22
Noon - 4 p.m.
Explore Northerly Island and come face-to-face with live animals, engage in winter activities, and create nature-inspired crafts. Dress for the weather as events take place both outdoors and inside the visitor center.
Take part in the following activities at Polar Adventure Days:
Various live animals will be on site to discover, such as birds of prey from Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation and coyotes from Big Run Wolf Ranch.
Dog sledding demonstrations with huskies of Free Spirit Siberian Rescue.
Live entertainment from The Dreamtree Shakers from Old Town School of Folk Music.
Arts and craft tables led by different organization each month for making nature-inspired creations. December features Imagine Art; January features the Art Institute of Chicago; and February features the National Mexican Museum of Art.
Toddler zone that features outdoor “ice fishing.”
REI winter activity station.
Free snowshoe rental for exploration of the island if there is enough snow.
Free hot cocoa to the first 500 participants.
Northerly Island is located at 1521 S. Linn White Drive, on the Museum Campus
Limited parking is available for $3, cash only, during Polar Adventure Days.
Activities are subject to change.
For more information, call 312-742-PLAY (7529).