llinois Institute of Technology’s 8th annual Block City event will feature children and family building a city of LEGOs with more than 40,000 LEGO bricks that will span the floor of the iconic S. R. Crown Hall on the Illinois Tech campus in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood.
WHAT: BLOCK CITY, LEGO-building event
WHEN: Saturday, July 13, 2019
9 a.m. – noon, 1 – 4 p.m.
WHERE: S. R. Crown Hall (Designed by famed architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe) 3360 S. State St., Chicago
Free parking throughout campus
VISUALS: Large LEGO sculptures. Children playing with LEGOs.
2 p.m. – Clifford the Big Red Dog and the WTTW Kids BIG IDEA Tour for kids age 2-7. The BIG IDEA traveling lab inspires kids to discover their own BIG IDEAS as they explore themes like emotions, life cycles, recycling, and the natural world.