April Special Events

The museum is hosting not one, not two, but three special events in April. Check them out! To register for any of these events go to https://registration.bgparks.org or call 847.459.2318

The first event is History on Tap on Friday, April 8 from 7:30 to 9:00. Join us for craft beer and a fantastic crime story talk by Linda Wilhite. She will be telling the chilling tale of Joseph Schlosser and how his lonely heart newspaper ads led to at least three murders in Lake County. 21+ only; Res/Non $15/$19.

We are hosting the Jr FLL Lego robotics expo the next morning, Saturday April 9 from 10:00 to noon. Local teams that participated in the 2015 Waste Wise challenge will showcase their robots and projects.The Jr. FLL encourages interest in science and innovation for kids ages 6-9 worldwide. Teams design Lego robot models to solve real life problems. Team registration has a fee, please call 847.459.2318. To see the Lego demos, no registration is necessary and admission is free.

Later in the month on April 19 at 7:00 the museum hosts a book talk by Dennis Depcik, local author of Wouldn’t it be Something. He’ll share his lovely, emotional experience of falling in love with his future wife through letter writing and rediscovering those letters 41 years later after her death. This event is free, no registration is necessary.





Spring Break Activities


March 21- squawking chicken craft

March 22- Plant seeds

March 23- Make kites

March 24- felt flowers

March 25- pinecone bird feeders

Crafts offered 1:00-3.30pm.  All crafts are free. Children must be accompanied by a caretaker.