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Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Have fun while enjoying all the wonders of nature at the 14th annual Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island.  It’s free!  Offered January 26 and February 23 from noon to 4:00pm.

Explore Northerly Island and come face-to-face with live animals, engage in winter activities, and create nature-inspired crafts. Dress for the weather as events take place both outdoors and inside the visitor center.

Take part in the following activities at Polar Adventure Days:

• Tour the new Northerly Island Natural Area during winter
• See Siberian huskies, wolves, and other live animals
• Encounter birds of prey from Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation
• Explore the island on snowshoes (if there’s snow)
• Make nature-inspired winter crafts
• Sip hot cocoa while strolling across the prairie
• Enjoy a treat at the SAFE + FAIR Healthy Snack Station

Northerly Island is located at 1521 S. Linn White Drive, on the Museum Campus.  Limited parking is available for $3, cash only, during Polar Adventure Days.


February 23
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Northerly Island
1521 S. Linn White Drive
Chicago, IL
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