Illinois plants and animals
Visit the Illinois State Museum on Saturday, Sept. 22 for a fun family event that celebrates the plants and animals of Illinois via games, activities and crafts. Children ages 5 and up are invited to learn about famous women scientists, plant their own native plants, and take in two live animal presentations by Wildlife Prairie Park, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Admission to the “Biodiversity Live! Family Event” is free with museum admission, which is $5 for adults ages 19-64, and free to members, youth, seniors, military and veterans. Museum guests are encouraged to visit http://smithsonian.com/museumday to print a voucher granting two free adult admission tickets to the Illinois State Museum for Saturday, Sept. 22, in honor of Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day. For more information about events at the Illinois State Museum, call 558-6696.
Biodiversity Live! Family Event
Saturday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Illinois State Museum
502 S. Spring St.
Free with museum admission