Event calendar

Magical Monarchs

Event information

Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

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A monarch butterfly at rest on a yellow wildflower. Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Fly on over for a magical monarch experience! Learn all about monarchs by visiting different activity stations. Stop at the monarch enclosure to talk with a naturalist about how we raise and tag monarchs at the nature center. Play a migration game to simulate the monarch’s long journey to and from Mexico. Make crafts and more!

Activities are self-guided and available anytime from noon and 4 p.m.

Event requirements

No registration required.

Activities take place both indoors and outdoors on paved pathways across uneven, natural 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.