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Bunnicula At Lifeline Theater Through November 25 8126643240
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Calling all kid explorers! Experience the enchanting world of Dora the Explorer, her animal-rescuing cousin Diego, and their friends in the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s newest exhibit, Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore! Discover Isa’s Flowery Garden, help Tico gather nuts, sail the seas on the Piggie Pirate Ship, and help baby animals in the Rainforest Maze! Ready? Let’s go! ¡Vámonos!

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