Naper Settlement

February Highlights

HERstory Speaks Lecture Series: An Evening with Harriet Tubman

Sunday, February 9 • 4–5 PM
Non-Members: $10/adult, $9/youth (4-12) and students
Members receive free admission

Kathryn Harris will present a first-person historical program as Harriet Tubman – the abolitionist, humanitarian, and civil rights activist who guided enslaved people to freedom via the Underground Railroad before the Civil War. Following her presentation as Tubman, Harris will answer questions from the audience about the program and historical interpretation. This lecture will be held in Century Memorial Chapel.

School’s Out Day Camp: Edison, Newton, and You!

Monday, February 17 • 9 AM–3 PM

Explore how science and history come together in this hands-on camp! You will learn how wind power works, go on a simple machine scavenger hunt in the historic buildings, see if you can keep your ice cooler during the ice cube challenge, and build a simple circuit that illuminates a light bulb! Drop off begins at 8:30 AM.

Naperville Plays!

Saturday, February 22 • 1–4PM
$12/Adult and Youth, $10/Senior (60+) Naper Settlement and DuPage Children’s Museum members are free

Visitors will quadruple their fun in this partnership of programming with themed “Community Cares” hands-on craft activities and storytelling provided by the DuPage Children’s Museum, Naper Settlement, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, and the Naperville Public Library. Held offsite at the DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington St., Naperville, IL.

History comes to life at Naper Settlement, Chicagoland’s outdoor history museum, located at 523 S. Webster St. in Naperville. Visit or call (630) 420-6010 for tickets and info.

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