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MCC to offer trips to points of interest in Chicago

CRYSTAL LAKE – Explore prehistoric cave art at the Field Museum’s Stone Age exhibit or browse through the Botanical Garden’s Butterfly and Blooms exhibit with two separate day trips offered by McHenry County College’s Trips and Tours program.

The following day trips are accepting registration:

• Scenes from the Stone Age trip at the Chicago Field Museum will be from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 12. The exhibition features rare stone-age artifacts from the museum’s collections, a lifelike stone-age family created by sculptor Elisabeth Daynès, as well as videos and interactive features that explain how Paleolithic people lived and how the cave paintings were made. A three-course meal at Tuscany is included, followed by a driving tour to see some of Chicago’s original, colorful murals. The cost is $109. Use course ID: NST S60 012 to register.  

• The Chicago Botanical Gardens – Butterflies and Blooms trip features the Grand Tram Tour, a lunch buffet and tickets to the Butterflies and Blooms exhibition where visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of live butterflies. The trip will be June 19, departing at 9 a.m. and returning about 6:30 p.m. The cost is $99. Use course ID: NST S06 019 to register.  

Both trips have limited space. To register for a trip, call the MCC Registration Office at 815-455-8588 or to request information about any of the trips, call Claudia Terrones at 815-455-8782.  

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