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Special Events


Dyeing of the Waterfall

Monday, March 18th, 12:00pm-12:20pm, FREE
Join us as we dye the waterfall green at noon in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Parking can be limited at this event so please plan accordingly.

Yoga Series: Yoga for New Beginnings
Wednesday, March 20th, 7:00pm-8:00pm, All Ages, $15 per person
In honor of spring and new beginnings, this class will use asanas (postures) in tandem with our breath to mindfully transition to this new season. This sequence is designed to stimulate the metabolism, generate heat, and rid the body of excess stress, while strengthening the core, detoxify from the old, and open into the new beginning in nature, spiritual and physical realms. Class will take place at Lake Katherine. Register here.

Stories from the Stars
A presentation on the cultural significance of stars and constellations across cultures and through the ages.  Cupcakes, coffee and hot chocolate will be served. Register at the Nature Center.

Natural Egg Dyeing
Wednesday, April 17th, 3:45pm-4:45pm, $6 per person
Program: 670, Grade: K-5
Roots and beans, stalks and skins are used to make natural vegetable dyes. Join us as we concoct our colorful stew. This Easter celebrate using the eggs you colored with the dyes you learned to make.

Nature & Arts Festival
Saturday, April 27th, Free
Lake Katherine and the Palos Heights Library join together to bring a celebration of nature and the arts to the community. There will be a story trail and nature based activities with art, writing and music and more for all ages. This event is free to the public and will be held at Lake Katherine.

To see all of the 2019 events visit our Calendar of Events.

Lake Katherine photographers take pictures of participants in our programs and classes, during special events, and throughout the grounds. Please be aware that these photos may be used in Lake Katherine articles, brochure, pamphlets, flyers, website, or other social media. You must give us written notice if you or your family members do not want to be photographed or published. We also invite you to submit your own photos from programs, visits, and events. Your photo may be featured in an upcoming publication.


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