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Latest Past Events

Sensory-Friendly Morning at the MCA

MCA Chicago Chicago

Sensory-Friendly Morning at the MCA is a free, sensory-friendly program for neurodiverse visitors of all ages. Preregistered individuals and their families can visit the museum before it opens to the public and explore exhibitions at their own pace. Lobby lights are less intense and a quiet space is available for breaks. Sensory-Friendly Morning aims to […]

  • In Person
  • Low Lighting
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

Everyone At Play at Kohl Children’s Museum


During this FREE event, you and your family members will have access to all 17 hands-on, interactive exhibits designed for the learning and developmental needs of children ages birth to 8. In addition, Summer Burst activities, including the Tiny Town Trike Track, Butterfly Tent, Art Studio, and Math Trail, will be available (weather permitting). Museum […]

  • In Person
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

Community Gardens as Neighborhood Resources

Rainbow Beach Fieldhouse 7844S S Farragut Drive, Chicago

In neighborhoods all over Chicago, community gardens bring people together. They offer beauty and respite, preserve foodways, support well-being and social cohesion, and facilitate neighborhood self-sufficiency. As part of our Neighborhood Initiative, CHF and community-based partner organizations on the South Side co-create a morning of conversation and exploration in and around the historic Rainbow Beach […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • In Person