There are some great events coming up at the Elmhurst Historical Museum! All events are at the following address unless noted otherwise...
Elmhurst Historical Museum
120 E. Park Avenue
Summer Fun & Games: Rubber Ducky Designers
Tuesday, July 19, 1-3 p.m. Members: $1, Non-Members: $2
Design a unique look for an adorable rubber ducky during this toy-themed drop-in craft workshop for children age 4 to 12 (accompanied a caregiver).
Summer Fun & Games: Build-a-Teddy Bear
Tuesday, July 26, 1-3 p.m. Members: $1, Non-Members: $2
Make a small and cuddly teddy bear friend during this toy-themed drop-in craft workshop for children ages 4 to 12 accompanied a caregiver.
Vintage Base Ball GameSunday, July 17, 1:00 FREE
Play ball! Experience America’s pastime played by 1850s rules when the Chicago Salmon vintage team takes on the Elmhurst All-Stars. A unique living history experience with between-inning activities, door prizes and more. Co-sponsored by Elmhurst Historical Museum, Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and Elmhurst Park District. Bring a chair or blanket. All ages welcome.
493 Oaklawn Avenue
Young Inventor’s Challenge Workshop
Thursday, July 28, 1-3 p.m. $10 Non-Members, Members $8
Aspiring toy inventors will learn how to participate in the Young Inventor’s Challenge, a contest held in conjunction with the Chicago Toy and Game Fair at Navy Pier in November. Gina Manola – owner of CALICO, an award-winning toy and game design studio and driving force behind the annual challenge – will inspire participants to develop their own unique toy or game concept. Ages 7-14. Reservations mandatory; call 630-833-1457.