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Krohn Conservatory Butterfly Show


Butterflies are another sign of spring, and the Krohn Conservatory Butterfly Show is just in time. This annual show will feature the butterflies of Costa Rica, along with stone relics, and the foliage and flowers of the rainforest, the show is open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. from April 12 – June 22. Visit the… Read more »

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BUILD IT! Returns


Kids interested in construction and architecture should check out Build It! Architecture for Kids, on display at The Betts House (416 Clark St.) April 12 – Aug. 23. On loan from archKIDecture of Chicago, the exhibit features nine interactive modules on subjects like roofs, tools and shapes. Kids can work on modules with other kids… Read more »


My 100 Hands: It’s Munchkin Power!


Lauryn Marie Burks had a great idea when she was 5 years old.  She told her dad, Rob, that she wished she had 100 hands to accomplish all of her daily tasks.  That’s when the two set out to write a children’s book about what those 100 hands would do: clean Lauryn’s room, count to… Read more »


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