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Hidden Oaks Coloring Contest

Event information

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Hidden Oaks Nature Center

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Event details

This ongoing event will be held from Wednesday, Feb. 1, to Sunday, Feb. 26. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.

Stop by the nature center during business hours to color your best oak tree. Add in your own special touches and creative creatures. Even in the winter oak trees can be full of life. Will your tree be quiet and still, full of bright colors, or a home to raccoons, squirrels, and owls? Feel free to take the coloring sheet home to spend more time on your creation.

All entries are due by 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26. Nature center staff will vote on the top three coloring creations to win a stuffed animal surprise. Winners will be notified during the second week of March.

Event requirements

No registration required.

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is an accessible facility. 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.