Activity Guide Spring/Summer 2018 - Page 78

Nature FAMILY PROGRAMS FREE Arbor Day Tree Planting Age: 5 & Up Join us on Arbor Day weekend to help plant trees. We’ll take a few minutes to cover the significance of Arbor Day and share tips on tree care before planting oak saplings. This is a free event, but please register so we can anticipate supplies needed. Min/Max: 5/20. [RF] Held at Ackerman Park CODE 111550 DAY Sa DATE 4/28 TIME 9-10A FEE FREE Family Nature Programs Age: All Load up the kids and join us for an exploratory walk in nature. Our time will include learning about the topic, searching for animals (perhaps catch/release), and a game or two. When registering, sign up one family member, as cost is per family. Min/Max: 4/10 families. [RF] Held at Churchill Park CODE 111551 111552 111553 TOPIC Frogs Insects Night Hike DAY Sa Sa F DATE 6/9 7/14 8/10 TIME 1-2:30P 1-2:30P 8:30-9:30P R/NR FEE $20/$30 $20/$30 $20/$30 JUST FOR KIDS Nature Outings Nature Supervisor Renae Frigo rfrigo@gepark.org Age: 2-5 with an Adult Explore nature in the spring. Each class is a different topic, supported by a story, craft and easy exploratory hike. Join us for one or all of the sessions. Min/Max: 5/10. [RF] Locations Vary - See Table Below CODE 111554 111559 111561 TOPIC Lake Life Birds Frogs DAY F F F DATE 4/20 5/4 5/18 TIME 10-11A 10-11A 10-11A LOCATION Lake Ellyn Park Churchill Park Maryknoll Park R/NR FEE $10/$15 $10/$15 $10/$15 Garden Sprouts Age: 2-5 with Adult In the first class we will plant a container of frost tolerant flowers. The second session we’ll decorate a pot and fill with herbs. For the final session we’ll tour the veggie gardens and bring home a potted tomato plant. All supplies included. We will meet outdoors if the weather is good, or inside a classroom if needed. Min/Max: 5/10 Families. [RF] Locations Vary - See Table Below 78 CODE 111562 111563 111564 TOPIC Flowers Herbs Veggies DAY F F F DATE 4/27 5/11 5/25 TIME 10-11A 10-11A 10-11A LOCATION Spring Avenue Rec. Center Spring Avenue Rec. Center Village Green Park R/NR FEE $20/$30 $20/$30 $20/$30