Halloween is just around the corner. Don’t miss this easy, not-so-spooky dancing ghost experiment.
October 31st is also the last day to register a team for the Future City. Have you ever stopped to wonder what cities will look like in the future? Future City is a project-based learning program where students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades imagine, research, design and build cities of the future. Don’t miss our list of other great STEM Competitions for middle and high school students!
What to do this Weekend in and around Chicago
Don’t miss out on free museum days for Illinois residents.
This might be another weekend for a road trip, this time to Dekalb for STEMfest at Northern Illinois University.
Don’t miss our Private School Guide!
What to Do in Chicago this Weekend
If you like to plan ahead, take a peek at our Winter Break STEM Camp Guide.
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October 24, 2019
- 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Teen Open Studio at ArcelorMittal Design Studio
October 25, 2019
- 12:00 am Pumpkin Patch at Veteran's Memorial at Veterans’ Memorial Park
- 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Maker Lab with Chicago Public Library at Back of the Yards Branch, Chicago Public Library
- 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Family Fishing at Northerly Island at Northerly Island
- 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Late Great Nocturnal Night at North Park Village Nature Center
- 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Nature at Night at North Park Village Nature Center
- 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Night Out At North Park Village Nature Center at North Park Village Nature Center
- 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Community Bonfire at Tilton at Tilton (George) Park
- 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Explore Engineering Night at College of DuPage Student Resource Center
- 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Doane at Dusk at Adler Planetarium
October 26, 2019
- 9:30 am - 11:00 am Fall Color Hike at Glenview Woods
- 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Pumpkin Patch at Dvorak at Dvorak Park
- 10:30 am - 1:30 pm Spooky Science at the Museum of Science and Industry at Museum of Science and Industry
- 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Spooky STEM Fest at ITW David Speer Academy
- 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Hallow-palooza at Indian Boundary at Indian Boundary Park
- 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm STEM Squad for Girls at East Chicago Public Library
- 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Community Bonfire at Wolfe (Richard) Park
- 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Minecraft Party at Power Up Tech Academy
October 27, 2019
- 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Chapter 579 Young Eagles Rally at Aurora Municipal Airport
October 28, 2019
- 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Minecraft Mondays at Microsoft Store, Woodfield Mall
- 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dia de los Muertos at Marquette at Marquette Park
October 29, 2019
- 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm The STEAM Machine: Frankentoys at Chicago Public Library Sulzer Regional Branch
October 30, 2019
- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Field Museum Free Days for Illinois Residents at The Field Museum
- 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm Pumpkin Patch at Humboldt at Humboldt Park
October 31, 2019
- 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm Harvest Party at Galewood Park at Galewood Park
- 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Halloween Party at Dvorak at Dvorak Park