2019 Spring Brochure PDHP_Spring_2019_WEB Final - Page 46

Please note: For childhood enrichment programs, see page 24. Eco-Explorers | Grades K-3 Ravine Rangers | Grades K-3 Wild Warhol’s | Grades K-1 Mini Adventure Skills | Grades 2-6 Seeds to Salads | Grades 1-3 Archery Masters | Grades 2-6 STEAM Team | Grades K-1 One-Day Adult Programs Mushrooms of Northern Illinois: A Photographic Journey Through the Seasons | Adults Learn about wild mushrooms of Northern Illinois; more specifically those of Lake, Cook, DuPage, Dekalb, Lee and Ogle counties as they appear throughout the seasons. Commentary will touch on defining characteristics, edibility and idiosyncrasies. Min/Max 10/20. Mar 21 2245168-A Th 7-8pm $10 Shinrin Yoku: Forest Bathing | Adults Shinrin yoku, translated from Japanese, means to immerse or bathe all your senses in the healing forest. Forest bathing offers an opportunity to slow down your mind and body and to be present with the forest life around you. Shinrin yoku has been shown to reduce stress hormones and to increase immune functioning. Mindful activities will be presented during a gentle walk, typically covering less than two thirds of a mile and will end with a simple forest tea ceremony utilizing native plants. Min/Max 4/15. Apr 30 2245175-A Tu 9:30am-12:30pm $40 May 19 2245175-B Su 9:30am-12:30pm $40 Brunch and Learn Nature Workshop | Seniors Enjoy a delicious catered brunch followed by a fun and informative hands-on workshop or discussion! This program is sponsored by Comfort Keepers of Chicago North Shore and are presented in cooperation with the Highland Park and Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Senior Centers. *Fee is senior center member/non-member. Call the Highland Park Senior Center at 847.432.4110 to register. May 9 | Monarchs and Gardening for Butterflies Th 10-11:30am $10/15* Spring Bird Count | Adults Help staff and volunteers conduct the annual lakefront bird census, then recap the fun over breakfast at Heller Nature Center. Results are added to a national database to aid in research regarding shoreline habitat protection. Email Liz Ettelson at eettelson@pdhp.org if you or your group are interested in participating. May 9 | Lakefront Parks Th 6:30-9:30am FREE 46 Park District of Highland Park • 847.831.3810 • pdhp.org Kids/After School/Adult Programs One-Day Family and Adult Programs Nature Playdates | All Ages Play at Heller and learn a thing or two about nature. Each date offers different themed activities and a self-guided hike. Afterwards, bring a picnic lunch or play in Wander Woods, our outdoor nature play space. No pre-registration required. Drop in anytime between the scheduled hours. Sa Mar 2 10-11:30am FREE Sa Apr 6 10-11:30am FREE Sa May 4 10-11:30am FREE Maple Syrup Harvest | Ages 6-Adult Listen to a folklore of how maple sap was discovered, tap a tree and enjoy a pancake with maple syrup after. Additional pancakes available for purchase. Cash only. Min/Max is 6/20. Mar 10 | Sunset Woods Park 2245152-A Su 10-11am $12 2245152-B Su 11:30am-12:30pm $12 Stories in the Woods | Adult/Child, Ages 6 mo-6 yrs Engage in a hands-on nature inspired activity, enjoy a story and take a short hike with a naturalist. *Adult and child, $3/additional child. No pre-registration required. Th Mar 28 10-11am $8* Th Apr 11 10-11am $8* Th Apr 25 10-11am $8* Th May 9 10-11am $8* Th May 23 10-11am $8* Archery | Ages 8-Adult Learn the basics of archery, then spend time practicing on the range! All equipment and instruction provided. Min/Max is 8/12. Apr 6 2245128-A Sa 1-2:30pm $10 2245128-B Sa 3-4:30pm $10