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Event Calendar

'Inspired by Endangered Species: Animals and Plants in Fabric Perspectives' Quilt Exhibition

Event Information

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact Phone: 815.727.8700

Rusty patched bumble bee quilt by Kris Biship. Photo courtesy of Donna DeSoto

Event Details

This ongoing program runs from Saturday, June 19, to Sunday, July 25 at four of the Forest Preserve District's visitor centers: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center, Isle a la Cache Museum, Plum Creek Nature Center and Sugar Creek Administration Center. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Sugar Creek Administration Center is closed Sundays.

Please note: Wearing a mask is recommended for those who are not fully vaccinated. 

See the spotted owl, polar bear, smooth coneflower and Will County’s own Hine’s emerald dragonfly like never before. The plight of 182 endangered species will be on full display in 24-inch-by-24-inch quilt panels. If you enjoyed the “Inspired by National Parks” quilt exhibition in 2018, you will not want to miss this collection. A sampling of quilts will be on display at each of the four visitor centers.

The exhibit is made possible through the generous support of The Nature Foundation of Will County


Event Requirements

No registration required.

The visitor centers are accessible facilities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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