Event calendar

Nature Play Day: Happy Birthday Willy the Woodchuck

Event information

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

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Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

Join us monthly for nature-themed programs geared toward 3- to 5-year-olds. This month we will be celebrating Forest Preserve mascot Willy the Woodchuck’s birthday by exploring groundhogs, or do you say woodchuck? Come join the party with hands-on groundhog-themed activities, cake and more.

Event requirements

Registration required by Tuesday, Feb. 7: 708-946-2216.


Be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities. We encourage experiencing the outdoors rain or shine, so dress accordingly.

Indoor facilities are accessible. Outdoor activities may take place on natural surfaces across 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.