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One-Day Adult and Family Programs One-Day Adult Programs One-Day Family and Adult Programs Ecological Gardening Series | Adult Curious about landscaping with Native Plants? Whether you’re interested in transforming your property or merely considering adding a plant or two; join us for The Wild Ones Vision for Native Plants and the Sustainable Landscape Movement and Citizens for Conservation to learn why native plants are a great choice. Explore ways to attract and support birds, butterflies and pollinators while creating a low maintenance landscape. Registration deadline: March 9 and April 20. Min/Max 8/20. Mar 25 | The Wild Ones Vision for Native Plants and the Sustainable Landscape Movement- Sandy Washburn 2245142-A Su 10-11:30am $10 Apr 22 | Earth Friendly Yard Maintenance-Citizens for Conservation – Meredith Tucker and Annmarie Lukes 2245142-B Su 10-11:30am $10 Nature Playdates | All Ages NEW Adults Night Out | Adult Enjoy a hike in the woods and sit around the campfire making a decadent treat or try your hand at archery, we’ll provide the equipment and instruction. Min/Max is 8/16. Mar 16 | Night Hike and Campfire 2245144-A F 7-8:30pm $10 Apr 7 | Archery 2245144-B Sa 3-4:30pm $10 Brunch and Learn Nature Workshop Series | Seniors Enjoy a delicious catered brunch followed by a fun and informative hands-on workshop, discussion or walk! These programs are sponsored by Comfort Keepers in Wheeling 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. Apr 26 | Live Raptors! Th 10am-Noon $10/15* May 24 | Sweet Life of Honeybees Th 10am-Noon $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 by Apr 1 if you or your group are interested in participating. May 19 | Lakefront Parks Sa 6:30-10am FREE Play at Heller and learn a thing or two about nature. Each date offers a different themed activity (one per family) and a self- guided I Spy hike. Afterwards, bring a picnic lunch or play in Wander Woods, our outdoor nature play space. No pre-registration required. Sa Mar 3 10-11:30am FREE Sa Apr 7 10-11:30am FREE Sa May 5 10-11:30am FREE Maple Syrup Harvest | Ages 6-Adult Discover the art of tapping a maple tree to make maple syrup through a story, hike, activities and hands-on practice! Children must be accompanied by a paid registered adult. Registration deadline: March 9. Min/Max is 6/20. Mar 11 | Sunset Woods Park 2245152-A Su 10-11am $10 2245152-B Su 11:30am-12:30pm $10 Stories in the Woods | Adult/Child, Ages 6 months-6 years (NEW AGES) 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 29 9:30-10:30am $8* Th Apr 12 9:30-10:30am $8* Th Apr 26 9:30-10:30am $8* Th May 10 9:30-10:30am $8* Th May 24 9:30-10:30am $8* EXPLORE LAKE MICHIGAN THIS SPRING This Spring Heller Nature Center is hosting great events and programs at Rosewood Beach. Fossil Hunters | Ages 6-10 Beach Campout | All Ages Stories in the Sand | Adult/Child, Ravine Rangers | Grades K-3 Ages 6 months -6 years 48 Park District of Highland Park • 847.831.3810 • See page 68 for all the details