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Apr

Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)

April 07, 2020 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
8
Apr

Small Discoveries - Hop into Spring

April 08, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Celebrate the arrival of spring with craft, stories, and learning about historic spring activities.
 
9
Apr

Connecting Kids with Nature

April 09, 2020 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
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Time:10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Unite kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn the benefits of nature play.
 
9
Apr

Object Talks - Reima Ratti Painting

April 09, 2020 (02:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
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Time:02:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Take a closer look at a painting by Waukegan artist, Reima Ratti. Hear about the artist's involvement in the Civilian Conservation Corps and how he documented the world around him.
 
10
Apr

Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake

April 10, 2020 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
10
Apr

Lunchtime Tours - Reima Ratti

April 10, 2020 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: Bess Bower Dunn Museum, Libertyville, IL -60048


Join us for your last opportunity to tour the exhibit, Reima V. Ratti: Life and Art in the Great Depression. Learn more about the artist, his work and his roots in Lake County.
 
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Apr

Astronomy Program

April 10, 2020 (08:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
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Time:08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.
 

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