Grab & Go Kids Planner: Enviro-Friendly and Artsy Ideas this Weekend
There's plenty to do this weekend.
Annual Earth Day Trail Cleanup
Where/When: 9 a.m., W.W. Stevens Park, 525 Western Ave, Wheaton
Why go: To volunteer for the Annual Earth Day Trail Cleanup in the Wheaton section of the Prairie Path.
Complimentary Golf Clinics and Demos
Where/When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Arrowhead Golf Club, 26w151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton
Why go: Receive free advice on your (or your child's) golf swing in weekly free demos throughout April.
Party for the Planet at Cosley Zoo
Where/When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 30 at Cosley Zoo, 1356 Gary Avenue, Wheaton
Why go: It's a Party for the Planet—for the Earth Day cake, of course. And to see the animals, and learn how to be more earth-conscious in everyday tasks.
Studio Drop-In: Simple Materials, Big Art
Where/When: 1-3 p.m. everyday until Sunday, May 1
Why go: Get creative with simple items such as newspapers and CD's.
Rally Around the Flag
Where/When: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 30 at DuPage Historical Museum, 103 Wesley Street, Wheaton
Why go: Your child might be learning about the Civil War in their 5th, 8th and 11th grade social studies classes. To go Rally Around the Flag to see Civil War re-enactors of the 8th Illinois Cavalry speak on the Cavalry Guidon, which is the flag carried to battle. If your kids aren't interested, but you're dying to go, send them downstairs for Train Saturdays.