Story Time at Creek Bend Nature Center
Join a librarian from the St. Charles Public Library for read-aloud stories, finger plays, songs, and more during this fun program for children from infancy through age 5. Stay and enjoy the interactive exhibits in the Nature Center following the program. For the grand finale of your storytime experience, head out to a nearby LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve trail to read a second book on the StoryWalk®! No registration required.Find out more »
In this monthly program, geared for 3-5 year olds, we’ll explore the natural world through a variety of activities specific to the theme of the month. Sessions include a combination of stories, nature hikes, songs, games, and/or crafts. A parent or caregiver must accompany child.Find out more »
Earth Day Tree Planting
Each year, the Forest Preserve District of Kane County hosts a planting event in honor of Earth Day. We need the public's help to plant hundreds of trees on this special occasion. The District's Natural Resources staff will dig the holes, while volunteers do the planting. Come place the trees in pre-dug holes, tamp-down dirt, add water and mulch -- it's easy! Earth Day events are perfect for individuals, families, scouts or other groups. You're welcome to plant one tree,…Find out more »
Earth Day, Birth Day
Earth Day, Birth Day – Help celebrate all that Planet Earth provides us on this special day, the anniversary of our first Earth Day. Originally held on April 22, 1970, Earth Day is now an annual global event celebrated by a billion people in more than 190 different countries to demonstrate support for environmental protection and sustainability. Learn about the history and significance of Earth Day, then join a naturalist-guided hike through the springtime woodlands to pick up trash in…Find out more »
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