5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbs, Chicago
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
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
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
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.
- Associated Press File Photo
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