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

Make a map of Des Plaines

July 23: The afternoon will focus on drawing a map of the town. Participants will learn about geography and cartography of Maine Township and Des Plaines and will find out how Des Plaines developed over time. Children will be given a worksheet to create a map of their own!