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Event Calendar

Friday Night with the Fireflies

Event Information

Date: Friday, 07/28/2017

Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages

Contact Phone: 815.886.1467

Location: Whalon Lake

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Photo courtesy of Dick Todd

Event Details

Spend an evening searching a preserve for a favorite summer insect – the firefly!

This guided program offer activities, a craft and a short hike. Solve the mysteries of the firefly as we reveal how and why they light up the night.

Gather up the family and experience the essence of a classic summer’s evening. The group will meet at the main shelter across from the dog park and the hike will take place on paved trails across uneven terrain.

Event Requirements

Registration is required by calling 815.886.1467 by Wednesday, July 26.


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.


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