Family Festival: Swedish American Museum
Time:September 7th, 11am-4pm
Location:5201 N Ashland Ave
About:This year marks the 50thanniversary of Swedish-American Buzz Aldrin landing on the moon. The festival will honor him and his culture, and will include face painting, crafts, games, raffles, and Swedish food. Some items will have a fee, but most is free!
Low-Sensory Early Exploration: Museum of Science and Industry
Time:September 8th, 8:30am-12pm
Location: 5700 S Lake Shore Dr
Cost:Free, preregistration required
About:The museum will offer the featured exhibits with additional accommodations for sensory needs: having fewer crowds and designated quiet spaces. It includes access to Farm Tech, the Idea Factory, and Circus exhibits.
Time:September 14th, 5:30pm-8pm
Location:Power Up Tech Academy, 2867 N Clybourn Ave
About:An opportunity for kids ages 7-12 to meet other players and play on either private or public servers. The event includes supervision during the playing time.
Fall Fest: Lincoln Park Zoo
Time:Beginning September 27th
Location:2001 N Clark St
Cost: Free entry, attractions require tickets
About:A festival for the whole family, with attractions including a corn maze, a pumpkin patch, professional pumpkin carvers, animal chats, a Ferris wheel, and bounce houses.
Kristen McManus, MOT, OTR/L
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