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November 2017

Sensory Friendly Event

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$6

Visit Children's Museum of Illinois at a time when the exhibits are turned down and the crowd is controlled. Explore the Museum at your own pace and visit our activity station for a take-away project. These hours are a perfect time to visit the Museum as a family with your child with sensory processing disorder, autism, or other special needs. Go online at cmofil.org to find our Social Story and learn about new accommodations at Children's Museum of Illinois. *Regular admission rates apply Click here for Event Flyer Thank you to Junior Welfare Association for making this possible. We would also like to thank Not Forgotten and the College of Education at Millikin University for their support.

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December 2017

Cocoa and Cookies with Santa

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mark your calendars! Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies with Santa and make a science project you can eat, and listen to a story read by a local celebrity! Members: $2.00 Non-Members: $8.00 Must be pre-registered and pre-paid; limited spots available. Register HERE

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Gingerbread Workshop: Friday, 10:00 am -12:00 pm

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for our version of this holiday tradition – without the gingerbread baking! $15 per house for Museum Members $20 per house for Non-Members (3 people per house – houses are quite large) Cost includes admission to the Museum. Must be preregistered and prepaid; limited spots available. Register HERE

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Gingerbread Workshop: Friday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

December 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for our version of this holiday tradition – without the gingerbread baking! $15 per house for Museum Members $20 per house for Non-Members (3 people per house – houses are quite large) Cost includes admission to the Museum. Must be preregistered and prepaid; limited spots available. Register HERE

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Gingerbread Workshop: Saturday, 10:00 am -12:00 pm

December 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for our version of this holiday tradition – without the gingerbread baking! $15 per house for Museum Members $20 per house for Non-Members (3 people per house – houses are quite large) Cost includes admission to the Museum. Must be preregistered and prepaid; limited spots available. Register HERE

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Gingerbread Workshop: Saturday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

December 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for our version of this holiday tradition – without the gingerbread baking! $15 per house for Museum Members $20 per house for Non-Members (3 people per house – houses are quite large) Cost includes admission to the Museum. Must be preregistered and prepaid; limited spots available. Register HERE

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Happy Noon Year!

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Perfect for those who don’t stay up late, the confetti will fly at our balloon drop at noon! Enjoy music, a craft, and festive fun! Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Members: $6.00 Non-Members: $8.00 Register HERE

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February 2018

STEAM Saturday – Sam Johnson BLDD

February 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
$20

Do you like to tinker and build? Join us on STEAM Saturdays at Children’s Museum of Illinois to learn about careers in the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) sector and create a project centered around that career. Our guest speakers are local engineers, scientists, and artists that will educate and inspire young makers in 3rd-6th grade. Sam will be presenting information about Structural Design. Come join Sam  to learn how to design a bridge, building, or your choice! Cost…

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