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Forest Animal Thanksgiving

Event information

Date: Friday, November 4, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 3-5 (accompanied by a registered adult).

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Hidden Oaks Nature Center

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Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event details

Join a naturalist for a hands-on program tailored to your wild child! Geared toward children ages 3-5 and their guardians, this program will celebrate Thanksgiving for the animals. We will start with a story for inspiration, then head outdoors to create a celebration of our own.

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Nov. 3: 815-722-4121.


Be sure to dress for the weather. Register both the child and caregiver attending.  

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is an accessible facility; outdoor activities will take place on natural surfaces across 1 mile of uneven terrain. 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.