I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. ~ John Muir, 1913
 
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Exploring Nature in Illinois

Program and Book Signing

Tuesday, Sept. 30

6:00 pm

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Upcoming Programs for Kids

Your interest may be the deciding factor to run a program!  Most programs require advanced registration. Click HERE for a program registration form.  Please try to register at least 7 days in advance.  Waiting until the last minute may result in a program being canceled due to low enrollment or missing out because it is full. Please register for classes by sending in a registration form, calling 309.874.2174 or emailing register@sugargrovenaturecenter.org.

Little Wonders: Big Nature, Little Nature
Ages 3-5 with an adult chaperone.
Wednesday, August 20; 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-2:30 p.m.
We’ll search for big leaves and little leaves, big plants and little plants, big animals and little animals. Then we’ll enjoy big and little snacks, stories, and crafts!
Fee: $5/child members, $8/child non-members; registration required.

Little Wonders: Roly Polies!
Ages 3-5 with an adult chaperone.
Wednesday, September 17; 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Kids love these little creatures, also known as pill bugs! Learn all about roly polies in this fun, hands-on program, including what they eat, where they live, and what they do. Participants will also enjoy a snack with a story and create a cool roly poly craft!
Fee: $5/child members, $8/child non-members; registration required.