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Afternoon Adventures: “Des Plaines Farms & Beyond”

Des Plaines was a thriving farm community in the early 1900s. Let’s dig our way into the farm culture and explore the truck farms. Did you know that most of the farms in Des Plaines were the main producers of crops such as onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, corn, and carrots that supplied Campbell Soup Company? Create a sock monster that will grow hair! The program is designed for children, ages 5-12, with an adult and lasts for two hours. $3 per child for non-members, $2 for members. Call 847-391-5399 for more details.