Junior FLL Celebration

The Lego Robotics event over the weekend was a smash. Congratulations to all of the teams. We saw some innovative Lego solutions to real natural disaster situations. Want to get involved? Check out the Park District’s Lego Robotics class at: http://bgparks.org/pdf/brochure/yg.pdf.

Dogs Dig History

  Does your dog “dig history” too? Complete a series of free history themed park walks with your pet and receive a red or blue tag FREE. Maps can be picked up at the museum or downloaded: Hike for history maps. Can’t wait? Tags can be purchased for $3 at the museum. Wait, there’s more!Continue reading “Dogs Dig History”

NEW story time program

Does your child love stories? The museum offers a story time hour every Friday morning through February 28.  After we read a history story, kids will have an opportunity to touch and learn about related artifacts. The program is best for toddlers and is free of charge. No need to register but all children needContinue reading “NEW story time program”

And the award for best chili goes to…

Here at the museum, we have a little bit of a competitive streak. So, this week’s first annual Buffalo Grove Park District staff chili cook-off gave us a chance to get juices flowing! Nine departments competed for bragging rights and this magnificent trophy. The museum made a great effort with a hearty, spicy chili withContinue reading “And the award for best chili goes to…”

Geocaching at the museum

The museum geocache series has gone live! Now, you might be wondering, “what is geocaching?”  Basically, it’s hide and seek treasure hunting using a GPS enabled device. People hide containers called geocaches outside anywhere in the world and post the GPS coordinates of the geocaches for others to find online.  Part of the fun isContinue reading “Geocaching at the museum”