5 Things to do in the North Shore: May 28 – May 30

Stay safe and entertained with these online and socially distanced events. 

Immerse yourself in butterflies

Butterflies & Blooms is a butterfly exhibition where guests can visit a habitat filled with live butterflies.

Date: Fri May 28 – Sun May 30
Time: 10AM – 5PM weather permitting
Cost: $6-$8
Location: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glenco
More Info: chicagobotanic.org

Attend an art gallery

Join the Evanston Art Center for the opening of the Evanston Made Group Show which showcases local work.

Date: Fri May 28 – Sun May 30
Time: 9AM – 9PM (Friday 1/2 hour timeslots, Sat & Sun 1 hr timeslots)
Location: 1717 Central Street
Cost: Free
More Info: eventbrite.com

Celebrate spring with “Festival of Colors” kit

In lieu of the annual Festival of Cultures event, you can take home your own box to celebrate with family and friends. The kit includes four packages of color, four white bandanas and creative ideas to have fun with your color kit! Pick up will take place on Friday at the Oakton Community Center.

Date: Fri May 28
Time: 8:30AM – 5PM pick up
Location: Oakton Community Center, 4701 Oakton St., Skokie Glenview
Cost: $10
More Info: skokieparks.org

Shop at a French market

Enjoy a French-styled open-air market featuring fresh produce, baked goods, local retail businesses and community groups.

Date: Sat May 29
Time: 8AM – 1PMMM – 5PM
Location: Wilmette Metra, 722 Green Bay Rd., Wilmette
Cost: Free
More Info: wilmette.com

Practice gentle yoga

Get grounded, recharge and set your intentions for the week ahead with a 45-minute online yoga session.

Date: Sun May 30
Time: 9AM
Cost: Free
Location: Virtual
More Info: eventbrite.com