When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m. at Morton Grove Park District, 6834 Dempster St, Morton Grove
Why Go: Bring your family to the Prairie View Community Center for some fun! The entertainment this evening will be a magician so be sure to stop by. There will also be a tot play area and other activities.
When/Where: February 23, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium at Maine South High School, 1111 S. Dee Road in Park Ridge.
Why Go: The tale of Prospero and company has magic, humor, intrigue and romance. A student composed original music, which is performed by live musicians, and the whole thing takes place on a specially-built turntable set.
Leap in the Lake
When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m. at Watts Center, 305 Randolph St, Glencoe
Why Go: Ever wonder how cold Lake Michigan really gets during the winter? Come find out at the Centennial Leap in the Lake! After a quick dip into the water, participants will step into warming areas for hot chocolate, coffee, and a visit with the Watts Center mascot, Wattson the Polar Bear.
When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25, 9:30 a.m. at Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago, 2100 Patriot Blvd,Glenview
Why Go: Sonic Sensation will teach adults and children about the anatomy and physics of hearing, find out about decibels, amplitude, frequency, pitch, sound waves and what you can do to protect your hearing.
When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m. at the Lake Street Church of Evanston, 607 Lake St, Evanston.
Why Go: Offering some much-needed winter-blues escapism, a band of innovative pie-bakers, vacation-destination-property owners, artists and other congregation members present A Slice of Life Auction and Pie Palooza. The event includes live music from Handsome Salamander Jazz Trio, silent and live auctions, refreshments and bargain jewelry bazaar.