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  1. By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst

    March 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018

    Experience the latest enhancements to this interactive journey through Elmhurst history. Take a trip back in time via the tabletop map, explore the object towers and watch a video on Elmhurst history. View the History Spotlight in the second floor hallway that showcases special objects and photos from the museum’s collection that currently features items from Elmhurst’s airport.

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  2. Snoopy and the Red Baron

    March 23, 2018 - June 17, 2018

    The World War I Flying Ace debuted in 1965, and the character has become one of most recognizable Peanuts personas. This new traveling exhibit from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in Santa Rosa, CA tells the full story of the charismatic and beloved character from its early origins to Schulz’s detailed WWI research. Learn about this favorite Peanuts storyline through reproductions of Schulz’s original comic strip artwork; WWI artifacts, film, rare collectibles, photos and more.

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  3. Artwork of Terri Shimkus

    April 21, 2018 - June 2, 2018

    Mixed media artwork by local artist, Terri Shimkus. Meet the artist at a reception open to the public, Friday April 27, 2018. Open 11am-5pm Tu Th W Sa Su / 11am-7pm Friday

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  4. Green Garden Fair

    May 12, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Purchase locally grown, certified organic seedlings and other items for your summer garden and receive green gardening/living tips from local environmental action organizations. Proceeds benefit our Church Ministries.

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  5. Rock and Mineral Identification

    May 12, 2018, 10:30 AM

    Geologist Sara Kurth presents an introduction to rocks and minerals. Learn to identify minerals through basic hands-on identification including observation skills and harness tests.

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  6. Rockin' Jewelry for Kids

    May 12, 2018, 1:30 PM

    Children can make their own gemstone jewelry to keep. Choose two different types of jewelry to make with stones from the Museum Shop and learn how to work with jeweler's tools.

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