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Opening of the Regenstein Learning Campus

Saturday and Sunday, September 10 & 11
10 a.m. ­– 4 p.m.

Run up and down the rolling hills, strike a yoga pose, splash in the water (and play in the mud), find your inner artist, create a mosaic, make a smoothie, dance, and just have fun. Come to this free celebration, and get just a taste of the more than 500 classes offered by the Joseph Regenstein, Jr. School.

  • Refreshments, ice cream, and a giveaway bag at the Members' Lounge
  • Ten percent discount on class registrations
  • Seed play, soil sandbox, watering activities, and a plant giveaway at the Grunsfeld Children’s Growing Garden
  • Wading, stepping stones, water table play, and sink/float activities at the Kleinman Family Cove
  • Walk and talk in the Nature Play Garden
  • Windy City Harvest farm stand

Schedule of Events

Saturday

Learning Center Classroom Demonstrations

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Macroinvertebrates, water quality, creating a “pond” in the classroom, DIY sampling equipment: Classroom 8
Smart board demo & technology in the classrooms: Classroom 5
Mud kitchen, loose parts, puzzles: Classroom 10 & Early Childhood Outdoor Classroom
Worm & insect observations: Classroom 13 (Nature Laboratory)
Smoothies & Snow cones: ITW Kitchen Classroom 3

10 a.m. – noon
Horticultural Practices with Heather Sherwood: Classroom 4

Noon – 2 p.m.
Tai Chi with Gordon Lock: Classroom 1
Photography with Jack Carlson: Classroom 4

2 – 4 p.m.
Yoga with Steve Nakon: Classroom 1
Outdoor Gardening Prep with Tim Johnson: Classroom 4

Live Music

11 a.m. – noon: Glencoe Academy of Music
1 – 2 p.m.: School of Rock
3 – 4 p.m.: CREW

Sunday

Learning Center Classroom Demonstrations

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Macroinvertebrates, water quality, creating a “pond” in the classroom, DIY sampling equipment: Classroom 8
Smart board demo & technology in the classrooms: Classroom 5
Mud kitchen, loose parts, puzzles: Classroom 10 & Early Childhood Outdoor Classroom
Worm & insect observations: Classroom 13 (Nature Laboratory)
Simmering Spices—a collection of spices that release a fresh and seasonal scent: ITW Kitchen Classroom 3

10 a.m. – noon
Container Demonstration with Tom Weaver: Classroom 4

Noon – 2 p.m
Mosaics with Bonnie Arkin: Classroom 1
Botany with Ellen Phillips: Classroom 4

2 – 4 p.m.
Energy-Restoring Exercises with Devi Stern: Classroom 1
Botanical Drawing with Marlene Hill Donnelly: Classroom 4

Live Music

11 a.m. – noon: Glencoe Academy of Music
1 – 2 p.m.: School of Rock
3 – 4 p.m.: HPHS Jazz Combo

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