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Wednesday January 21st

MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND MINDFULNESS WITH MS CAROL - 11:00 AM to Noon - Experience the majesty of music and movement intertwined with mindfulness with this hands-on multi-disciplinary experience guided by Ms. Carol Swann at at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Children develop and improve their music ability, motor coordination and social skills through music, creative play and storytelling. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN)
- 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

PAINT COVERED WEDNESDAYS - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Paint Covered Wednesdays provide children the artistic opportunity of a lifetime at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Children use a large variety of paints, styles and canvases as they learn to tell their stories, to create new things and expand their understanding of the world around them. Painting helps children by enhancing problem solving skills, improving fine motor skills, boosting self-esteem and gives a positive outlet for expression. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org

Thursday January 22nd

"THE ART OF DISAPPEARING" - 7:30 PM - The 16th Street Theater presents "The Art of Disappearing" by Stephanie Alison Walker, Directed by Ann Filmer at the 16th Street Theater / Berwyn Cultural Center, 6420 16th Street - Berwyn. When Melissa receives a mysterious invitation to brunch from her mother after a two-year estrangement, she returns to a home where nothing is as it seems. Fathers lie, friends leave and she herself is failing in the artistís world she covets- as her mother practices the art of disappearing before her very eyes. The devastating truth she discovers in her parentsí house threatens to tear all of them apart for good. Will Melissa stay and fight for her family? Or will she disappear too? Tickets are $18.00. For more information about the 16th Street Theatre all the box office 708-795-6704 or visit www.16thstreettheater.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Friday January 23rd

"THE ART OF DISAPPEARING" - 7:30 PM - The 16th Street Theater presents "The Art of Disappearing" by Stephanie Alison Walker, Directed by Ann Filmer at the 16th Street Theater / Berwyn Cultural Center, 6420 16th Street - Berwyn. When Melissa receives a mysterious invitation to brunch from her mother after a two-year estrangement, she returns to a home where nothing is as it seems. Fathers lie, friends leave and she herself is failing in the artistís world she covets- as her mother practices the art of disappearing before her very eyes. The devastating truth she discovers in her parentsí house threatens to tear all of them apart for good. Will Melissa stay and fight for her family? Or will she disappear too? Tickets are $18.00. For more information about the 16th Street Theatre all the box office 708-795-6704 or visit www.16thstreettheater.org.

SCIENCE AT WONDER WORKS: BUGS IN WINTER - 10:00 AM to Noon - Meet some live bugs and worms that spend the winter deep in the soil or in rotten logs at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W North Avenue, Oak Park. You also can see and touch egg cases, cocoons, and other shelters made by last summer's bugs. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - 12:00 to 12:30 PM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Saturday January 24th

ECONOMY SHOP - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM - The Economy Shop, 103 S. Grove Ave., Oak Park. Bargains and treasures waiting to be discovered! We accept Visa & Master Cards. The Economy Shop requests gently used and new items which they can sell to raise $$ for local charities. For more information go to www.economyshop.org or call 708-383-2449.

"THE ART OF DISAPPEARING" - 8:30 PM - The 16th Street Theater presents "The Art of Disappearing" by Stephanie Alison Walker, Directed by Ann Filmer at the 16th Street Theater / Berwyn Cultural Center, 6420 16th Street - Berwyn. When Melissa receives a mysterious invitation to brunch from her mother after a two-year estrangement, she returns to a home where nothing is as it seems. Fathers lie, friends leave and she herself is failing in the artistís world she covets- as her mother practices the art of disappearing before her very eyes. The devastating truth she discovers in her parentsí house threatens to tear all of them apart for good. Will Melissa stay and fight for her family? Or will she disappear too? Tickets are $18.00. For more information about the 16th Street Theatre all the box office 708-795-6704 or visit www.16thstreettheater.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Sunday January 25th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 12:30 to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Monday January 26th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - 11:00 to 11:30 AM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Tuesday January 27th

Wednesday January 28th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

PAINT COVERED WEDNESDAYS - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Paint Covered Wednesdays provide children the artistic opportunity of a lifetime at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Children use a large variety of paints, styles and canvases as they learn to tell their stories, to create new things and expand their understanding of the world around them. Painting helps children by enhancing problem solving skills, improving fine motor skills, boosting self-esteem and gives a positive outlet for expression. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND MINDFULNESS WITH MS. CAROL - 11:00 AM to Noon - Experience the majesty of music and movement intertwined with mindfulness with this hands-on multi-disciplinary experience guided by Ms Carol Swann at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Ave, Oak Park. Children develop and improve their ability, motor coordination and social skills through music, creative play and storytelling. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Childrenís Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Thursday January 29th

"THE ART OF DISAPPEARING" - 7:30 PM - The 16th Street Theater presents "The Art of Disappearing" by Stephanie Alison Walker, Directed by Ann Filmer at the 16th Street Theater / Berwyn Cultural Center, 6420 16th Street - Berwyn. When Melissa receives a mysterious invitation to brunch from her mother after a two-year estrangement, she returns to a home where nothing is as it seems. Fathers lie, friends leave and she herself is failing in the artistís world she covets- as her mother practices the art of disappearing before her very eyes. The devastating truth she discovers in her parentsí house threatens to tear all of them apart for good. Will Melissa stay and fight for her family? Or will she disappear too? Tickets are $18.00. For more information about the 16th Street Theatre all the box office 708-795-6704 or visit www.16thstreettheater.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Friday January 30th

"THE ART OF DISAPPEARING" - 7:30 PM - The 16th Street Theater presents "The Art of Disappearing" by Stephanie Alison Walker, Directed by Ann Filmer at the 16th Street Theater / Berwyn Cultural Center, 6420 16th Street - Berwyn. When Melissa receives a mysterious invitation to brunch from her mother after a two-year estrangement, she returns to a home where nothing is as it seems. Fathers lie, friends leave and she herself is failing in the artistís world she covets- as her mother practices the art of disappearing before her very eyes. The devastating truth she discovers in her parentsí house threatens to tear all of them apart for good. Will Melissa stay and fight for her family? Or will she disappear too? Tickets are $18.00. For more information about the 16th Street Theatre all the box office 708-795-6704 or visit www.16thstreettheater.org.

SCIENCE AT WONDER WORKS: REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS IN WINTER - 10:00 AM to Noon - Meet some live and preserved reptiles and amphibians at our museum table at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W North Avenue, Oak Park. Then help our plastic and plush turtles, snakes, and frogs find safe places to sleep away the winter's chill. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - 12:00 to 12:30 PM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Saturday January 31st

"THE ART OF DISAPPEARING" - 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM - The 16th Street Theater presents "The Art of Disappearing" by Stephanie Alison Walker, Directed by Ann Filmer at the 16th Street Theater / Berwyn Cultural Center, 6420 16th Street - Berwyn. When Melissa receives a mysterious invitation to brunch from her mother after a two-year estrangement, she returns to a home where nothing is as it seems. Fathers lie, friends leave and she herself is failing in the artistís world she covets- as her mother practices the art of disappearing before her very eyes. The devastating truth she discovers in her parentsí house threatens to tear all of them apart for good. Will Melissa stay and fight for her family? Or will she disappear too? Tickets are $18.00. For more information about the 16th Street Theatre all the box office 708-795-6704 or visit www.16thstreettheater.org.

WONDERIVIA 2015 - 6:00 to 11:00 PM - Join Wonder Works for our Fourth Annual Trivia Night at The Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Avenue in Oak Park. Wonderivia, Wonder Works' Trivia Night, is an adult only event featuring good food and drink, auctions, and trivia fun. Sign up you team of six players. (Or have us put you on a team to meet some new, maybe smarter friends!) Team entrees are $450 per table of $75 for individuals. Registration is open now online, in person at Wonder Works, or by phone by calling 708-383-4815.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. General admission is $6 per person, child or adult. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.