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August 2019

Goat Visit

August 18, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 23, 2019

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
Free

The goats return to GPC for one week each month, May - August. This program is weather dependent.

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Horsin Around Tractor Day

August 24, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Danada Equestrian Center, 3S507 Naperville Rd
Wheaton, IL United States
Free

Join the "Horsin' Around" themed day with your family and friends. This fun-filled equine activity day may include painting demonstrations by one of our horses, self-guided barn tours, tractor-drawn hayrides ($5 per person; under 5 ride free), up-close-and-personal visits with the Danada herd of horses and more! All ages.  No registration. Questions? Call 630-668-6012.

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Mini Petting Zoo

August 24, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Orland Square Mall, 288 Orland Square Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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$1

Meet a giant rabbit, little goat, mini-pig and a few more small animals from Animal Quest Inc.! Take pictures, ask questions, and pet some furry friends. Geared toward children under age 12, kids will enjoy getting to know these cute animals! Indoors, lower level near H&M. A suggested donation of $1 per person benefits Simon Youth Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit scholarship program.

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September 2019

Double J Riding Club Open House

September 5, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Double J Riding Club, 10545 W. 74th Street
Countryside, IL 60525
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Free

Join us for an end of summer Open House event! As summer camps come to an end and we prepare for the fall, we’ve got new pre-school classes, birthday party packages, and exciting clinics and special events we’ll be hosting! When? Thursday September 5th 9:00-11:30 AM & 4:00-7:00 PM We’re offering a morning and afternoon time slot so everyone can make an appearance! Bring the family and visit with the owners, staff, and friendly animals of Double J!

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Tails on the Trails

September 7, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$5

Tips to help you prepare for your May 4 visit: Timing - Tails on the Trails event is from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., but dogs are allowed on the grounds from 7:00 a.m. to sunset for hiking. Parking - Allow plenty of time. You may have to walk a distance from parking lots. What to wear - Dress for the outdoors. Boots are recommended for the hiking trails. Don't forget to pick up your pet bandana at The Morton Arboretum booth at the…

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Pop-Up Pup Cafe

September 14, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Orland Square Mall, 288 Orland Square Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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$2

Join us for our 2nd annual Pop-Up Pup Cafe adoption event! Enjoy Starbucks coffee with adoptable dogs from P.A.W.S. of Tinley Park inside our indoor pop-up patio! Meet some new furry friends, take photos, register to win prizes, and help a good cause! All dogs are available for adoption and applications will be accepted. $2 per person or $5 per family includes 1 beverage and 1 raffle ticket. Additional raffle tickets $1. All donations go directly to P.A.W.S.

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October 2019

Meet Frankie the Dinosaur

October 5, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Orland Square Mall, 288 Orland Square Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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He may be 9 ft. tall and 12 ft. long, but we promise Frankie is one friendly dinosaur! Brought to us by Animal Quest Inc., children and adults alike are invited to meet and take photos with Frankie!* Grab your camera and join us for some fun in center court! *Please note, Although we will try to see everyone, Frankie has to leave promptly at 1:00pm even if there are people in line. We appreciate your understanding.

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Danada Fall Festival

October 13, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Danada Equestrian Center, 3S507 Naperville Rd
Wheaton, IL United States

Enjoy equestrian performances, hayrides, kids activities, displays, food and more.

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