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AGES 18MO-3YRS. Opposites attract! Explore various stations of opposites such as big and small, fast and slow, and so much more.
Ages 7-12, Experience the night sky during the daytime. Learn about the moon, stars, and some winter constellations.
Complete a 2 mile hike around Lake Katherine's grounds, then return to the auditorium for a yoga session. Fitness hike is free, yoga session has a $10 fee (bring your own mat). 16+ Registration Required.
Ages 4-5, Touch and identify different animal skulls to better understand their
behavior and diets.
Ages 7-12, Enjoy a heart healthy hike during Valentine’s Day week! We will also
discuss and listen to various heart rates of animals while learning about heart functions.
Ages 8-11, Celebrate National bird month by making a bird craft, and some treats for our feathered friends
Explore wintery Lake Katherine after dark! Hike with a naturalist from the Nature Center to the Children's forest and learn about winter wildlife while you stay warm by a fire with a cup of hot chocolate.
Ages 7-12, Tap into the syrupy secrets of native IL trees. Compare the collected sap to store bought syrup and typical maples.
Learn the basics of decorative knot tying and create a take-home plant hanger! Enjoy a margarita or a non-alcoholic beverage amongst friends and family. 6-in ceramic pot included. Plant not included. Meet in the Auditorium