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Afternoon Adventures from 1-4 p.m. for children, ages 5-12, with an adult.

Des Plaines neighborhoods and houses

July 16: The afternoon will focus on neighborhoods and houses in Des Plaines and will include a walking tour. Participants will learn about various types of housing styles and which kinds were popular where and when. The tour starts at the Kinder House, which was built in 1907. After the walk, children will create a house using the template of their choice. Materials include cardboard, construction paper, scissors, glue sticks, and pencils.