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Coffee at the Confluence

Event information

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 18 or older.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: McKinley Woods – Kerry Sheridan Grove

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A group of six pelicans standing on a log in the water. Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Experience the joys of seated birdwatching while drinking freshly brewed bird-friendly coffee. Bring a foldable lawn chair and your favorite mug and let the birds come to us at the confluence of the DuPage and Des Plaines rivers.

We will meet at the McKinley Woods – Kerry Sheridan Grove parking lot and hike to the confluence. Assistance will be available for chair transportation. Hot coffee will be ready at the start of the program.


Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Sept. 29: 815-722-9470.


This is an inclusive program, welcoming individuals of all abilities. The hike to confluence will be no longer than 0.5 mile roundtrip and take place on a paved trail. 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.