Mar 1 2018 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Presented by the Peoria Park District Zoo, the program will explore the amazing markings found in the animal world, highlighting how animals use these markings...
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Mar 3 2018 (All day) to Mar 4 2018 (All day)
View flint knapping demonstrations...Learn about the different techniques used by several craftsmen...
Mar 3 2018 -
8:00am to 9:30am
Kids ages 8 years and older with an adult may enjoy learning about the snow goose—how to identify one of the birds, its habitat requirements, migration patterns, its sounds and calls, and other wild facts.
It's Still Art! logo
Mar 3 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Families will enjoy making still life art.
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Mar 4 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum staff and other experts will be available to identify your artifacts, rocks, fossils, animal bones, and...
Capital City Arts & Crafts
Mar 4 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Join the Capital City Arts & Crafts group for conversation and handcrafts in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Cahokia
Mar 7 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
The importance of Cahokia and its major features will be examined, as well as the role that women played in Mississippian culture, beliefs, cosmology and mythology.
The Matchsellers
Mar 8 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Matchsellers are Warsaw, Indiana native Andrew Morris and Julie Bates of Kansas City, Missouri. Their exciting, gritty, and often hilarious stage show has been developed over four years of relentless touring.
Capital City Arts & Crafts
Mar 18 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Join the Capital City Arts & Crafts group for conversation and handcrafts in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Black Hawk
Mar 18 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Clinging to the eastern seaboard and still under threat from Great Britain, the fledgling United States soon adopted a large-scale and aggressive strategy for expansion.
Mar 21 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Undoubtedly THE most famous Conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman risked her life more than a dozen times to lead scores of slaves to freedom.
Image of woman cooking on the Illinois frontier.
Mar 24 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
As part of the Illinois Bicentennial programming series at Dickson Mounds, kids ages 5 years old and up with an adult may enjoy learning about life on the Illinois Frontier.