Explore the Shedd Aquarium

If you love learning about what lies beneath the world’s oceans and lakes, then visit the Shedd Aquarium. It has been a Chicago landmark since 1930, and is dedicated to saving endangered species. Two million people visit the aquarium every year to see animals such as: Beluga Whale An aquarium favorite, beluga whales can turn […]

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Explore the Wicker Park Farmers Market

If you love finding the freshest fruits and veggies and other locally produced offerings, then check out the Wicker Park Farmers Market. Located just a short drive from Buckingham Place, the market offers everything from juicy peaches and glazed donuts to organic soaps. The Wicker Park Farmers Market is open on Sundays through October 27th. […]

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Enjoy Volunteering near Des Plaines

Whether you enjoy working with people or animals, you can give back to the community by volunteering near Des Plaines. Here are a few opportunities that may be right for you: Frisbie Senior Center  The Frisbie Senior Center allows members of the community to “explore together, learn together, and be together.” The center opened in […]

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