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Event Calendar

Maple Syrup Magic

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 03/06/2021

Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact Phone: 708.946.2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

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Event Details

Please note: Masks are required for all in-person, indoor and outdoor program participants, with the exception of those younger than 2 years old and those with a medical condition or disability that prevents them from wearing one, per state guidelines.

From the earliest times, Native Americans and pioneers of the Midwest made maple syrup from the sweet sap of the sugar maple tree. Learn how it’s made, find maple trees on site and try some real maple syrup. History has never been sweeter!

Three sessions will be offered:

  • Session 1: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Session 2: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Session 3: 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Event Requirements

Registration required by Friday, March 5: 708.946.2216. 


This program will take place outdoors and will involve hiking on trails over uneven terrain. Hiking will be approximately 0.25 mile in length. Plum Creek Nature Center is an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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