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Lake View Nature Center

63 Hodges Road
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 United States
(630) 941-8747

May 2020

Community Campfire

May 1, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake View Nature Center, 63 Hodges Road
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 United States

Gather with family and friends at Terrace View Park for a campfire under the stars. We will provide the cozy campfire and all the fixings to make s’mores. We recommend bringing a blanket or chair. The Nature Center will be open for the first hour, so you can meet our live animals. All participants over age 2 must register.

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Family Fishing Fun

May 30, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lake View Nature Center, 63 Hodges Road
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 United States

Let our expert fisherman teach you and your family the basics of fishing. We’ll learn about fishing rules and safety, how to bait and cast a pole, and go fishing in our stocked lake! Every registered child must be accompanied by an adult.

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