Naturalist Programs at Middle Fork
Weekends, May 27 – Sept 2
NATURALIST PROGRAMS AT THE MIDDLE FORK CAMPGROUND
Campground, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve, Time varies
On most weekends during the summer the campground naturalist offers a variety of programs and activities. FREE. For more info: (217) 586-1268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Growing Up Wild: Remarkable Rabbits
Summer Concert Series: Katie Flynn
Museum Monday: Kid Power
Museum Monday: Start a Garden
Take Me Fishing
Music on the Lake: Wildwood
Museum Mondays: Adventures in Clay
Summer in the Schoolhouse: Arithmetic
Wednesday, July 5
SUMMER IN THE SCHOOLHOUSE: ARITHMETIC
Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 2-3:30 p.m.
Jump back in time to 1890 and see if you can keep up with a 19th century arithmetic lesson! Class will be taught by our own school marm or master, straight out of the past. Class will be dismissed at 3 p.m. for recess in the schoolyard. Costumes welcome; see you at summer school! For more info: (217) 586-2612 or email@example.com.
Nature Play Pre-K: Busy Bees
Friday, July 7
NATURE PLAY PRE-K: BUSY BEES
Natural Playscape, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 10-11 a.m.
This program is for preschoolers ages 2-6 to learn as we play in nature! Pollinate some flowers and dance like a bumblebee to learn more about these insects. This is a chance for parents/grandparents to actively engage with children as they experience the natural world. Dress for the weather, as we will be outdoors for the entire program. $5 per child. Register by: July 3; (217) 896-2455 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Garden Concert: Hot Iron String Band
Sunday, July 9
SUMMER GARDEN CONCERT: HOT IRON STRING BAND
Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 5-7 p.m.
Hot Iron String Band is back, performing original songs and classic favorites in their lively modern bluegrass style. Enjoy one of the many great bands Champaign County has to offer, all while surrounded by the beautiful blooms of the season! Food and drinks will be available for purchase. FREE! For more info: (217) 586-2612 or email@example.com.