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Archery: Families

Blackwell Forest Preserve Warrenville, IL

Whether you’re new to the sport or looking for a refresher, join us to learn safety tips, proper shooting techniques, and basic skills. Equipment provided. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. $5 per person. Register online or at 630-933-7248. May 22 at Blackwell June 3 at Blackwell


Just for Kids Fishing Derby

Blackwell Forest Preserve Warrenville, IL

Bring the family to this friendly fishing competition just for kids 15 and younger with raffles and prizes for the biggest catches. Ages 15 and under with an adult. Free. Register online, at the event, or at 630-933-7248.


Mammoth Walk

Blackwell Forest Preserve Warrenville, IL

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of the discovery of the McKee Marsh wooly mammoth while taking a 1-mile walk to the historic 1977 dig site. All ages; under 18 with an adult. $5 per person. Register online or at 630-933-7248.  


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