5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbs, Chicago

 
 
Posted3/26/2019 6:00 AM
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  • Visual arts inspired by eco-friendly ideas tied to Earth Day are part of the new exhibit "Conservation Conversation" at the David Adler Music & Arts Center in Libertyville.

    Visual arts inspired by eco-friendly ideas tied to Earth Day are part of the new exhibit "Conservation Conversation" at the David Adler Music & Arts Center in Libertyville. Courtesy of David Adler Music & Arts Center

Eco art

The David Adler Music & Arts Center ties the visual arts to eco-friendly ideas to time with Earth Day in April for the new exhibit "Conservation Conversation." Viewing hours begin on Wednesday at 1700 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Free. (847) 367-0707 or adlercenter.org. 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday; from Wednesday, April 3, to Saturday, April 27. Opening reception is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 5

Voting visuals

Visual politics are the focus of the visiting exhibit "Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster 1844-2012" now on display at the Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. (630) 833-1457 or elmhursthistory.org. 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; runs through Sunday, April 28

Painterly tales

See some of the latest works by a Chicago-based artist, curator and entrepreneur at the exhibit "Parallel Stories: Paintings by Sergio Gomez." It begins this weekend at Wentz Concert Hall's Schoenherr Gallery on the campus of North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Free admission. (630) 637-7469 or northcentralcollege.edu/show. Opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 29. The exhibit continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; runs through Sunday, May 19

Egg hunt

Hop on over to Woodfield Mall for an Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday. There will be Easter-themed crafts, games and other photo opportunities at 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. Free. (847) 330-0220 or shopwoodfield.com. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30

Mike and Tina Small, friends of Emmett Till's late mother, Mamie Till, appear at the lecture "Emmett Till: The Spark of the Modern Civil Rights Movement" at the Glen Ellyn History Center.
Mike and Tina Small, friends of Emmett Till's late mother, Mamie Till, appear at the lecture "Emmett Till: The Spark of the Modern Civil Rights Movement" at the Glen Ellyn History Center. - Associated Press File Photo
American martyr

Hear from Mike and Tina Small, friends of Emmett Till's late mother, Mamie Till, when they appear at the lecture "Emmett Till: The Spark of the Modern Civil Rights Movement" on Saturday at the Glen Ellyn History Center, 800 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. Free. (630) 469-1867 or gehs.org. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30

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