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Event Calendar

Bats! Bats!! Bats!!!

Event Information

Date: Thursday, 08/08/2019

Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 5 or older

Contact Phone: 815.722.9470

Location: Hammel Woods – Route 59 Access


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Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event Details

Be brave and bask in the brilliance of bats! This fun, family program is going to be a bat-tastic time. Bust bat-myths, participate in bat-related activities, and watch for bats flying at dusk.

Bring a blanket or chairs. The evening ends with a batty presentation and a celebration of the emerging bats. Long pants and bug repellent are recommended. 

Event Requirements

No registration required.

The program includes activities that take place on natural surfaces across uneven terrainAnyone 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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