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#TBT Spring time in Arlington Heights

March 5, 2015 09:00 AM
Pioneer Park, 1986
Come defrost from Winter at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum!
We searched our collections and found some really interesting pictures of Spring time in Arlington Heights. Don’t forget to  check out all the upcoming programs and events going on at the Museum as well!
Spring time at North School Park, 2000
March 11th: Lucky Leprechauns

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by making a small, fairy house for any leprechauns who are tired from all their mischief and planting a leprechaun garden!

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March 26th: Cooking with Chef Dave
These hands on classes are led by Dave Esau, chef and owner of Dave's Specialty Foods, Inc. of Mount Prospect. Join Chef Dave for lively cooking activities. Each class features a different culinary experience. Chef Dave explains healthy food choices, while having fun together. Thursday, March 26 - National Nutrition Month. Learn about nutrition while making healthy snacks.
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April 3rd: School Day Off Adventures
Spend days off of school at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum and learn a little more about why you have the day off, but with crafts and activities that make it fun for everyone! April 3: Arbor Day/Earth Day- Decorate your very own reusable shopping tote and learn what we can do to help the environment with other "up-cycled" crafts and activities.
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Easter at North School Park, 1992
 April 4th: FREE Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Historical Society
11:00 am
Stop by the Museum for a fun egg hunt and other egg-related children’s activities.
Please call 847-255-1225 to register your child.
April 19th: Discovery Days – Celebrate Spring!
The Arlington Heights Historical Museum is making learning about history fun for the whole family! Each unique session will include activities for kids of varying ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult, but that adult DOES NOT need to register for the class too. Celebrate Spring at the museum by making your very own sun-catcher and discover how you can capture the magic of the season in a bottle.
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North School Park, 2000

April 26th- Daddy & Me Make a Mother’s Day Surprise!
Shhh...Don't tell Mom that we are taking a professional photo of her kids, with a chalkboard backdrop and decorated frame. This is an adult-child activity, please register the child. Register by April 18, refunds will not be available after that date due to contractual agreements. Limited enrollment.
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Don’t forget to check ot our current Heritage Gallery exhibit, Fun Times in Arlington Heights. This exhibit features artifacts and pictures from the Museum’s collection that show how having fun in Arlington Heights has changed over the years. The photos we chose for this blog are all from the Park District collection cause we want to wish the Arlington Heights Park District a happy 90th birthday!
And, while it may seem far away, we promise you that summer will return, we hope these #TBT pictures keep you warm until then!
Pioneer Park, year unknown

Recreation Park Pool, opening day 1938
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