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Come in your pajamas and spend the night at the Skokie Heritage Museum. Visit the log cabin at night, watch "Night at he Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb", play historic games, make candles and other crafts. Snacks will be provided in the evening and breakfast in the morning. To provide us with pertinent information, please complete a Camper Information Form (CIF) when registering and provide a current e-mail address.
Explore elements of history and social studies through fun activities, games and crafts. Delve deeper on your own with take home resource pages. Different topics will be covered each month. Sign up for all or just those that interest you. Culture programs may involve a snack; please inform of allergies or dietary restrictions when registering. Contact (847) 674-1500 ext. 3000 for a more detailed description of each class. German Culture - Registration ends 3/2/16.
View old architectural drawings, learn architecture basics and create a floor plan of your dream house. Parents and family may arrive 15 minutes early to view the designs.
The more advanced historical adventurer will delve deeper into history by learning how to analyze primary and secondary historical sources and how to research, write and present on various historical topics. For more information, contact (847) 674-1500 ext. 3025. Registration ends 4/13/2017.
The Irish depended on the potato throughout their history. To celebrate St. Patrick�s Day, learn about the history of the potato and try some of its uncommon uses, such as making stamps. Bring a plain tote bag or t-shirt to decorate. Families welcome. Child must be accompanied by an adult.
See and pet exotic animals from all over the world. After you meet all the animals during this 45 minute show, play in the Exploritorium for free. This event is suitable for children 3 and older.
Toes will be tapping as you and your two- to three- year-old sing, play musical games and explore different musical instruments together. Experience a wide variety of rhythms and sounds during this active, structured and stimulating class designed especially for your curious child.
Enjoy a delicious treat each week! Learn to measure, mix, pour and follow directions, as well as nutrition and kitchen safety.
Children will take their taste buds on a tantalizing trip around the world as they create a variety of international cuisines from China, to Italy, to Germany and more.
Kids will safely whip up yummy treats by mixing, chopping and stirring. Treats and recipes will go home with students.
Your baker will learn techniques to making a delicious assortment of spring treats. There will be plenty of treats to have in class and to take home, too!
A fun and exciting class for all skill levels. Children will create art in the form of clay projects, exploring materials and methods in ways that inspire new ideas and help develop an individual and unique style. Each student will decorate and glaze their projects using food-safe glazes. Themes such as Under the Sea, Art of the Forest, Artic Arts, and Art at the Pond will be explored. Instructor: Janice Sugg
Learn the basics of the sewing machine, seaming, and a few home decorating ideas. Students bring their own machine or rent one for an $18 fee. Instructor: Alison Selivon
Your baby will socialize with other children their age and experience free play in this great parent-tot bonding class. Includes circle time and small craft projects.
Students with no experience will begin machine sewing the first night. Learn fabric and pattern selection and the basics of any machine. Complete a simple garment and learn the basics of hand-stitching hems, zippers, and buttons. Rental machines - $40. Instructor: Alison Selivon
This indoor two-day workshop is open to artists at all skill levels. Enjoy individual instruction in the medium of your choice. Bring your own art, supplies and paint, or begin a new painting from a photograph, or start an abstract expressive painting. Instructor Janice Sugg.
Enjoy an introduction to the basic materials, methods, concepts and principles of drawing, with an emphasis on black and white media, and an introduction to color. Learn observational techniques through the use of pencils, charcoals, inks and pastels. Instructor: Vivian Zapata
Learn to paint with acrylics, as well as planning and composition, color, mixing, and technique. Work with still life composition or personal imagery. Previous drawing experience helpful but not necessary. Instructor: Vivian Zapata
Use a variety of media in a studio style classroom with individual instruction. All levels welcome. Learn cultivation of ideas, planning, pacing, attention to detail, new techniques, a sense of space, and recognition of depth. Instructors: Deanna Zaccagnini and Vivian Zapata
You and your child will socialize with other parents while your child adapts to the classroom environment. Includes free time exploration with toys, circle time and fun crafts.
Your child will create delicious simple snacks featuring yummy tropical fruits! What better way to keep healthy eating fun? Please pack a lunch.
Your child will socialize through pretend play with fairies, pirates, superheroes, princesses and more. Includes circle time with fun stories and dramatic plays, and enjoyable crafts. Please pack a lunch for this class.
In this drop-off class, your child will explore their large motor skills by climbing, rolling and running, and will learn to socialize and play with other children their age. No Class 4/18 and 5/16
IIn this classroom refresher course you must attend both Tuesday and Thursday. Visit the Oakton Center to register and reserve a spot. AARP member and non-member fees are paid to the instructor on the day of the class; please bring a check made out to AARP.Fee: members/non-members. Call (847) 674-1500 ext. 2700 for additional information.
Amaze your friends with tricks involving cards, ropes, coins, and mind-reading. Kids receive a take-home magic kit. Each season�s class offers new tricks.
The tiniest of dancers will be introduced to the world of dance through creative movement and imaginative play in a nurturing and playful environment. This is a non-recital class.
Are you new to Medicare or close to your enrollment date? Have you been a Medicare beneficiary for some time, but never really understood your coverage? This program will review the basics of Medicare coverage from A to D. Beth Lindley, Social Worker and SHIP Coordinator for the Village of Skokie Human Services will give an overview of the Medicare program and share information to help inform your health care decisions in the future. Please register one week in advance to meet our class minimum.
Try your hand at this classic card game. We will learn the basics of Canasta and meet other players to star up games with. Please register at least one week in advance of this class.
Adults learn advanced acting skills through modern scenes from authors such as Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Neil Simon, Beth Henley, Oscar Wilde plus classic styles including Shakespearean and restoration era pieces if they are so inclined. Students will have the option for performing for invited guests in the final class. Class will not meet on 4/20/17.
Join in this active game made famous by Harry Potter novels. Though no one leaves the ground, you will feel like you are flying as you strive to catch the illusive Golden Snitch. The final demonstration game will be at The 2017 Festival of Cultures on May 20.
You face them now. The countless hordes. You aren’t locked in here with them, they are locked in here with you! Explore tactics, projectile weapons, melee and an ever changing scenario. Sometimes you’re the hero, sometimes the zombie and sometimes, you are just lunch. This Nerf based class is all about exploring options, decision making and hand to eye coordination. Event meets in Devonshire park in good weather and in Devonshire Theatre when it rains.
You and your child will enjoy this rich musical environment, while he or she develops memory, logical thinking skills, and of course, imagination! Learn rhythm and sound, while singing, playing and moving to the beat. Instructor: Joel Frankel.
It's time for your little one to adapt and prepare for preschool, experiencing fun and learning away from home. Featuring circle time, art and play, reinforced with positive learning. Please bring a lunch.
Medicare Part C is an alternative to traditional Medicare with Supplemental Coverage. Is it and Advantage or not? The answer has very individual implications when making decisions about one's health coverage budget. Beth Lindley, Social Worker and SHIP Coordinator for the Village of Skokie Human Services will review the details of this program which is often met with skepticism or confusion.
Estelle Greenberg has been playing Mah Jong for more than 45 years. Bring your own Mah Jong card to class, which can be purchased at various local gift shops. Please pre-register for this class at least one week in advance. Instructor: Estelle Greenberg
Dancers will learn how to tell a story through dance and become part of a song! Dancers learn choreography to a new song and tell a story by portraying the emotion of the song through their movement. We will put these songs together to create a longer story. We will also do improve exercises to help dancers connect certain emotions through dancing.
Dancers will work on flexibility, strength and balance. This is a high energy, fast-paced class. Dancers will learn how to properly stretch.
Kids will safely chop, mix, cook and bake, preparing a delicious kid-friendly lunch to eat in class.
Children will slowly learn independence, with the freedom to explore their surroundings and also learn the structure of play with others their own age.
Your child will learn how things work and create wonderful concoctions! Children should bring a sack lunch and drink.
Emphasis will be placed on developing social skills as children enjoy an array of music and movement activities, stories, songs, science, cooking and art and crafts. Kids will revel in imaginative play and large motor exercise in our gym or fenced backyard. Devonshire Preschool morning students will be escorted to class at the end of their day. Children should bring a lunch and must be toilet trained.
Children ready for a class without mom or dad will enjoy art projects, singing, stories free play, snack time and games, and will develop listening and social skills. Teacher to student ratio is 1 to 6. Children do not need to be toilet-trained.
9300 Weber Park Pl.Skokie, IL 60077847.674.1500
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