Enjoy Wednesday Morning Bird Walks at the Peggy Notebaert Museum

A Black Capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) perched on a limb of a flowering crab apple tree.

Are you looking for something different to do? Then join Geoffrey Williamson of the Chicago Ornithological Society for educational and fascinating bird walks. Attendees meet every Wednesday at the Peggy Notebaert Museum, and Williamson will then lead everyone around North Pond, which is a popular bird watching destination. Afterward, everyone can gather inside the museum for […]

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Explore the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Teepee with a background of Blackfoot writing/ communication symbols.

Did you know that Oak Park Place is near one of the only cultural institutions that exclusively centers on the art, history, and culture of the American Indian and First Nation peoples? We’re talking about the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, and it has welcomed visitors since 1977. The museum features an extensive collection, and […]

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Ideas for Re-Using Some Older Items In Your Kitchen

Recycling and re-purposing old household items is a great way to save money and the environment. Here are some apartment design ideas for re-using kitchen items that may have outlasted their original purpose. Muffins and cupcake tins are perfect drawer organizers for items ranging from office supplies to jewelry. Add a touch of nature by using them for […]

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