Event calendar

Little Explorers: Winter Birds

Event information

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free!

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

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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A dark-eyed junco on an evergreen branch. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

Many birds migrate south in the winter in search of warmer weather. For some, that destination is Illinois. Bring your children to Four Rivers to learn about winter birds with a story, a hike, hands-on activities, crafts and free play.

Event requirements

Registration required by Tuesday, Feb. 20: 815-722-9470.


Please register yourself along with your child.

This is an inclusive program, welcoming individuals of all abilities. We encourage experiencing all types of weather, so please dress yourself and your child accordingly.

Four Rivers is an accessible facility. The outdoor hike and activities may take place on paved and natural surfaces across uneven terrain. Please use caution while walking outdoors as snow and ice may be present on the paths and in parking lots. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.