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Ice Fishing for Families

January 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Learn about safety, equipment and techniques, and then try fishing on the ice, if conditions permit. Equipment and bait provided. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. Register online or at 630-933-7248.


January 13
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hidden Lake Forest Preserve
Butterfield and Rt. 53
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States



*Please note that if you do not choose West or Southwest for the region selection, your event will not appear in the calendar. All events will be reviewed before publishing to the calendar. Event approval usually occurs on Wednesdays; if you need your event to be reviewed before then, please email Annie at

We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.