Event calendar

Beginning Birding for Kids

Event information

Date: Sunday, January 15, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fee: Ages 7-12.

Age: $25 per person, prepaid for the full four sessions.

Contact: 708-747-6320

Location: Thorn Creek Nature Center

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Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Impress your friends this spring with your birding smarts, binoculars savvy and your very own life list of birds you have seen. Kid can get an early start on the popular hobby of bird watching. Learn key shapes, markings, habits and songs for our most common local birds with crafts, activities, sounds and hikes.

Four sessions will be held, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 15 to Feb. 5.

The cost includes a birding field guide. This program is sponsored by the Thorn Creek Audubon Society.


Event requirements

Registration and payment required by Monday, Jan. 9: 708-747-6320.

The program will be held indoors in an accessible facility. For the hikes, participants should be able to walk 1 mile outdoors on natural surface trails across uneven and possibly wet or muddy terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should call 708-747-6320.