Ballots, Babes and Beer

Construction on the museum’s fall voting exhibit “Ballots, Babes and Beer” has officially begun! In addition to being a presidential election year, 2012 marks the 99th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in Illinois. The new exhibit will celebrate the anniversary and highlight stories of men and women on both sides of theContinue reading “Ballots, Babes and Beer”

Wildlife Wednesday!

Today’s Wild Wednesday walk and talk theme was bats, but no one actually saw any since they’re nocturnal creatures. However, we did see other neat animals including barn swallows that made their home on a park shelter wall at Rylko Park. These birds like to live in open, uncrowded areas near a water source. TheyContinue reading “Wildlife Wednesday!”