Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Where History Is Happening

How Did my Street Get that Name?
Sundays in February
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
P. Seth Magosky Museum Of Victorian Life: How did my street get that name? 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through February. $10. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Tours are $15. The museum is opened other times by appointment and available for private parties and events, groups and clubs, and school groups. Tours are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors. At 206 N. Broadway, Joliet. Call 815-723-3052.

Anne Frank: A History for Today

Tuesday - Sunday
February 1 - March 27
1:00- 5:00 pm
Using historical photos and artifacts, "Anne Frank: A History for Today" at the Elmhurst Historical Museum demonstrates why the Jewish teen's account of Nazi oppression during World War II still resonates with those who read it. Admission is free. Elmhurst Historical Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst,
(630) 833-1457.

Taffy Pulling Party
Saturday, February 19
9:30 am - 3:45 pm
Come on out to Klein Creek Farm.
Tour an 1890s farmhouse, and learn how kids lived more than a century ago. Then, make taffy from molasses to take home during this one-hour program. Also, February is Lambing Time! Come meet the new baby lambs! Ages 6 - 12. $6 per person. Tours start at 9:30am, 10:45am, 1:15pm, 2:30pm and 3:45pm. To register, call (630) 876-5900.

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