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Rivers of Color: White as Snow

Event information

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2023

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 10 and older.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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Event details

Come flurries or shine, this program will be all about snow! How does it form? Why are there different kinds? What is the science behind the different shapes of individual snowflakes? Enjoy a winter hike as we chat about this glistening white wonder, then head indoors to watch snow crystals form in real time.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Jan. 20: 815-722-9470.


This is an inclusive program, welcoming individuals of all abilities. Four Rivers Environmental Education Center is an accessible facility. Participants will hike 1 mile to 2 miles over paved surfaces. 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.