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Upcoming Events

Drop-in Ponding and Water Play


Drop-in Ponding and Water Play

Wednesday, August 14

10 AM - 11:30 AM



Stop by to scoop in the pond and see what animal diversity we find. Do you know who begins their life in the water, and lives there year-round? Do you know why it's so important to take care of water? Kids can also play with water, rocks, and mud and create and build whatever their imaginations dream up.

Allow children to scoop and play in the water, searching for aquatic critters that perhaps they, and you, have never seen before. Build and create with water, mud and rocks.

FREE. Adult supervision required.


Wear water shoes, boots or shoes that will stay on your feet that can get wet and muddy.

Wear clothing that can get muddy and wet. May want to bring a towel and extra clothes and shoes.

Park at North Bay Pavilion. Meet at the Independence Grove Canoe Launch.

Email with questions or to inquire about accommodations.



Jan Ward

Independence Grove 16400 West Buckley Road
Libertyville, IL, 60048
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