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September 2017

Free Admission at the Shedd Aquarium

September 25
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 30, 2017

Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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On 52 days throughout the year, Illinois residents with a valid ID receive free admission! Experience unbelievable animals from around the world! Admission includes all permanent exhibits, Amphibians special exhibit, aquatic presentation (subject to availability) and seasonal Stingray Touch (open late May to October). 4-D Experience admission is a $4.95 upgrade for all guests. Reserve Illinois Resident Free Day tickets online Online Illinois Resident Free Day tickets must be reserved at least one day in advance. Illinois Resident Free Day tickets are expected to…

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Free Admission at the Shedd Aquarium

September 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 30, 2017

Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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On 52 days throughout the year, Illinois residents with a valid ID receive free admission! Experience unbelievable animals from around the world! Admission includes all permanent exhibits, Amphibians special exhibit, aquatic presentation (subject to availability) and seasonal Stingray Touch (open late May to October). 4-D Experience admission is a $4.95 upgrade for all guests. Reserve Illinois Resident Free Day tickets online Online Illinois Resident Free Day tickets must be reserved at least one day in advance. Illinois Resident Free Day tickets are expected to…

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CP-1 75th Anniversary Symposium: ‘The Future of Nuclear Energy’

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Argonne National Lab, 9700 S. Cass Avenue
Lemont, IL 60439 United States
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When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Where: Argonne National Laboratory, Building 402 APS Auditorium Description: This anniversary symposium will address the future of nuclear energy from the U.S. national lab, industrial and foreign perspectives and examine how basic science in advanced materials and chemistry can play a role. On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi led an experiment at the University of Chicago demonstrating that a nuclear chain reaction could be initiated, sustained and controlled. “Chicago Pile – 1,” or…

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New Developments in Mental Health

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northwestern University, Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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Our understanding of how to treat mental illnesses, and what can contribute to developing mental health problems, is constantly evolving. On September 26th, 2017 we will look at some of the current factors at play in the world today--from the role social media plays in our lives, especially the lives of children and teenagers, to identifying those among us most vulnerable or at-risk of developing mental health issues. Join us to hear from experts in the field of mental health and how…

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The End of Water as We Know It

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ravisloe Country Club, 18231 S Park Avenue
Homewood, IL 60430 United States
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Dr. Seth Darling, Director of the Institute for Molecular Engineering at Argonne National Laboratory. Old time Science Puber's may remember Seth Darling's previous talk with us on the future of solar energy. He's now shifted his attention to the future of water supply. Come out and quench your thirst for new knowledge. Ravisloe Country Club,18231 S Park Avenue,Homewood, Illinois Tuesday September 26, 8 pm Come on out. As usual the setting is very casual and drinks can be ordered at any…

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Free Admission at the Shedd Aquarium

September 27
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 30, 2017

Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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On 52 days throughout the year, Illinois residents with a valid ID receive free admission! Experience unbelievable animals from around the world! Admission includes all permanent exhibits, Amphibians special exhibit, aquatic presentation (subject to availability) and seasonal Stingray Touch (open late May to October). 4-D Experience admission is a $4.95 upgrade for all guests. Reserve Illinois Resident Free Day tickets online Online Illinois Resident Free Day tickets must be reserved at least one day in advance. Illinois Resident Free Day tickets are expected to…

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Morning Bird Walk

September 27 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 25, 2017

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Join Geoffrey Williamson of the Chicago Ornithological Society to explore the spectacular bird life around North Pond. After your exploration, come inside the Museum for coffee and discuss what birds were spotted. Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring your own binoculars.

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Twilight Safari

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 6:00pm

Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Interested in exploring the zoo after-hours? Join a zoo horticulturist and an animal expert on a leisurely stroll through the zoo at twilight. Your guides will point out interesting behavior from animals like the red wolves and snow leopard observed at this unique time of day as well as seasonal highlights in the zoo gardens. Don't forget to bring your camera along on this exclusive evening walk on the wild side. 6-7:30 p.m. $13 ($10 for Lincoln Park Zoo members)…

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Great Lakes Diving Pioneers, by Paul Ehorn

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chicago Maritime Museum, 1200 W 35th St #0E-5010
Chicago, IL 60609 United States
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The Underwater Archaeological Society of Chicago (UASC) is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the study and preservation of Illinois' shipwrecks and other underwater cultural resources. The UASC conducts shipwreck site surveys which employ field drawings, underwater photography and video. Field survey work is augmented by academic historical research. The Society attempts to preserve sites by sting the effects of natural and biological forces as well as the impact of human activity on shipwrecks. It advocates responsible use of submerged…

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Free Admission at the Shedd Aquarium

September 28
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 30, 2017

Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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On 52 days throughout the year, Illinois residents with a valid ID receive free admission! Experience unbelievable animals from around the world! Admission includes all permanent exhibits, Amphibians special exhibit, aquatic presentation (subject to availability) and seasonal Stingray Touch (open late May to October). 4-D Experience admission is a $4.95 upgrade for all guests. Reserve Illinois Resident Free Day tickets online Online Illinois Resident Free Day tickets must be reserved at least one day in advance. Illinois Resident Free Day tickets are expected to…

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