Presidents Day

Shedd Aquarium

Adler, Field, Shedd Offer Free Admission On Presidents Day

The Adler Planetarium, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium will have free general admission for Illinois residents on Feb. 16, according to a statement from an Adler spokesman.

02/13/2015

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Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In Chicago

Presidents Day isn’t always seen as a holiday that marks great attention, like Memorial Day or Labor Day. However, unleash your inner patriot by learning about the great presidents of our nation or the richness in American history in Chicago and you might have a better appreciation for this national holiday.

02/18/2013

CPS Elementary School Classroom

CPS Students To Lose Days Off To Make Up For Teachers’ Strike

Chicago Public Schools students who missed seven days of classes because of the teachers strike will be making up those days.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Absentee Voting Available Despite Holiday

Even though it’s Presidents Day and most government offices are closed, voters can still cast an early ballot in Chicago’s mayoral primary.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2011