Rescued Birds Part of Library Program
Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for, including classes, park and library programs, music, dances, family fitness events, battles of the bands. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Nature's Creatures: 1-2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2, Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Learn about rescued animals up close and personal and see cockatoos, parrots, cockatiels, owls, pigeons, ducks, a rooster and a chicken. For ages 4 and older. No registration is required. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the program. (847) 459-4100.
Frogs, Frogs, Frogs: 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, Arlington Heights Museum, 110 W. Freemont St. The day is all about frogs found in art, music and stories. Snacks will be served. For ages 4-6. Cost is $15-$17. (847) 577-3000 or shpd.org.
Des Plaines National Night Out: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, Chippewa Park, 197 Eighth Ave.; Leisure Center, 2222 Birch St.; and Friendship Park, 395 W. Algonquin Road, Des Plaines. Meet and observe members of the Des Plaines Police Department's Tactical Response Team, see high-tech vehicles/equipment, including the TRT robot; "traffic stop initiation" demonstrations; more.
Arlington Heights National Night Out: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, North School Park, 410 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Includes Illinois CHIP Program, Arlington Heights Police Department's K-9 unit demonstrations, fire department will conduct a Traffic Crash victim rescue demonstration, Cook County Sheriff's Bomb Squad displays equipment, police department Traffic Unit demonstrates motorcycle skills, American Red Cross disaster command vehicle, Union Pacific Railroad display, U. …