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Forest Preserve District of Will County

https://www.reconnectwithnature.org/

October 2022

WonderKids

October 7, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 7, 2022 at 10:00 am

Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd
Romeoville, IL 60440 United States
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Free

Calling all families with preschoolers! Join us for a hands-on program designed for your little one.  This program is geared toward children ages 2 to 5 and is complete with tons of facts, singing, story time, table activities, crafts and an outside activity. Be sure to dress for the weather.

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Trick or Treat in the Woods

October 14, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hidden Oaks Nature Center (Bolingbrook), 419 Trout Farm Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 United States
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$5

Experience the woods like never before! Come dressed in costume and hike along a glowing night trail. Bring a bag and keep an eye out for hidden treats, but beware of those tricks! Enjoy a crackling fire while roasting hot dogs and marshmallows for s’mores. Two sessions will be offered: Session 1: 6-7 p.m. Session 2: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Event requirements Registration required by Friday, Oct. 14: 815-722-4121. This program fills quickly, so don’t delay! The program is not a parking…

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Pumpkin Fun Run

October 15, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hadley Valley – Gougar Road Access, 18304 Gougar Road
Joliet, IL 60432 United States
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$5

Celebrate the fall season with the Pumpkin Fun Run! The run is open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities who enjoy getting active outdoors. The fun run is just less than 2.5 miles on a crushed limestone surface. Take in the sights and sounds of fall as you cruise through beautiful Hadley Valley Preserve. Strollers are welcome. After crossing the finish line, choose the perfect mini pumpkin to take home. Each participant will also receive a complimentary…

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Turtle Party for Reptile Awareness

October 21, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd
Romeoville, IL 60440 United States
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Free

It’s National Reptile Awareness Day! Come out to Isle a la Cache to not only learn about our resident Blanding’s turtles but also to celebrate them! We will celebrate the day with music, turtle games and crafts and a special tasty treat for our turtles.

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Museum Campus Exploration Day

October 22, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 29, 2022

Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd
Romeoville, IL 60440 United States
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Free

Make sure to mark your calendar to visit Isle a la Cache Museum on the fourth Saturday of the month! Have you ever wondered what’s going on in our 18th-century Traders Cabin or wanted to peek inside the Native American longhouse above the pollinator garden? This is your chance to explore all the buildings at Isle a la Cache Museum and learn about the French fur traders and the Potawatomi who once called this area home. Drop in for self-guided…

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