Adler Planetarium will offer winter break pop-up programs

| December 14, 2016

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The Adler Planetarium is giving kids and families the gift of exploration and adventure during winter break, with a week of interactive, thought-provoking STEM workshops. Starting on December 27, Adler will partner with Engineering for Kids, the Bronzeville Children’s Museum and organizations throughout the city to offer a variety of pop-up programs free of charge with paid admission to the museum.

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