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  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Jan 30, 2024

    February 26 • Plainfield Virtual Reality Experience. 7-8 p.m. Plainfield Public Library District. Step into a new (Virtual) reality. Explore a 3D world with Oculus Quest headsets and test out augmented reality using Merge Cubes. Limited to Plainfield cardholders and those age 16 and older. February 27 • Joliet Project Next Generation: YOU will learn to "paint" in 3D Augmented Reality, and then 3D print in four colors. Students Grades 8th-12th. 4-6 p.m. Joliet Public Library. Project Next Generation: Students grades 8th...

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Jan 30, 2024

    Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 2-3:30 p.m. Isle a la Cache Museum, Romeoville. Quest – A Joliet and Marquette Adventure for Adults:What choices would you have made if you were in the shoes of explorers Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet in the 1600s? Find out as you play this choose-your-own adventure, trivia-style game. Free, ages 16 or older. Register by Feb. 16. (This program is part of the “Journey Stories” Exhibition on display through April 30 at the museum.)...

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Jan 30, 2024

    Tuesdays, Feb. 21-March 28, 2023 6-8pm Plum Creek Nature Center, Crete Township. Introduction to Successful Beekeeping Workshop Let your inner beekeeper emerge this spring by signing up for this winter workshop now. The six-session course will be led by Mike Rusnak, a member of the Will County Beekeepers Association who has 18 years of beekeeping experience. The workshop costs $75 per person and is for ages 18 or older. The fee includes the book, “The Backyard Beekeeper” by Kim Flottum. Weather permitting, an optional off...

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Jan 30, 2024

    Wednesday, Feb. 22, online. Noon - 1pm Lunch and Learn – Planting a Native Rainbow (Zoom Webinar) Bring bursts of color into your yard year-round with native plants. In this webinar, learn which plants are best to plant in the spring so you can have beautiful blooms in every season. Free, all ages. Register online for the Zoom link. (This program is part of the Rivers of Color series.)...

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Jan 30, 2024

    Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023 online 6-7pm Happy National Wildlife Day! (Zoom Webinar) Celebrate National Wildlife Day and learn about local wildlife in your own backyard. Learn why wildlife is important and how our actions can impact wildlife. Free, ages 10 or older. Register online for the Zoom link....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Jan 30, 2024

    Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023 - Noon - 1:30pm Isle a la Cache Museum, Romeoville. Journaling Journeys For centuries, travelers of all kinds were historians. Thoughts recorded in personal journals carried across land, ocean and time helped document historical events. Now it’s your turn to learn how to document your own historic journeys. Learn how to make and decorate your own journal and try writing with a quill and ink. The program will conclude with a journal-worthy short hike. Free, ages 8 or older. Register by Feb. 22. (This p...

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Oct 10, 2022

    Pumpkin Fun Run: 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Hadley Valley Preserve – Gougar Road Access, Joliet. The Forest Preserve District of Will County fun run is just under 2.5 miles on a crushed limestone surface. After crossing the finish line, choose the perfect mini pumpkin to take home. Each participant also will receive a complimentary orange wrist sweatband with a zipper pocket to wear during the race and future outdoor adventures. Aunt Anne’s Pretzels also be onsite. Free, all ages. Register by Oct. 11. When reg...

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 19, 2022

    Wednesdays to Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays from Oct. 1-30, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Bolingbrook. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Eat a Bug Challenge: Bugs are not just for animals to eat! In 80% of countries worldwide, bugs are included in people’s diets. Drop in to Hidden Oaks to become an entomophagist, or a person who eats bugs, by trying a seasoned cricket or mealworm. Those who try a buggy treat will be rewarded with a prize. Free, all ages....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 19, 2022

    Saturday, Oct. 1-Sunday, Oct. 30, Four Rivers Environmental Education Center, Channahon. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Supernatural Scavenger Hunt: Wear your favorite costume and search for spooktacular items in the forest with your friends and family or Scout group. Some items may be natural while others items may be SUPER-natural. Stop by the visitor center to get a map of the route and a list of the items. Free, all ages....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 19, 2022

    Saturday, Oct. 1, Riverview Farmstead Preserve, Naperville. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Farmyard Frolic: Visit the farm for some old-fashioned fun and learn about the significance of agriculture in Will county – both past and present. Tour the limestone house and barns, meet some animals from the farmyard and beyond in the petting zoo, try your hand as some farmstead chores and more. Free, all ages....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 19, 2022

    Thursday, Sept. 29, Riverview Farmstead Preserve Kropp Prairie, Naperville. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteer Morning: Get some fresh air and exercise while helping to make a difference in your community. Activities will include seed collection. Individuals who have not yet volunteered must first complete a waiver online. Those with a waiver on file should contact Emily Kenny, volunteer services supervisor, at 815-722-7364 or [email protected] to reserve your spot. Participants should dress for outdoor work, including sturdy...

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 19, 2022
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    Tuesday, Sept. 27 - Plum Creek Nature Center, Crete Township. Seed Saving and Sips: 6-7:30 p.m. Learn about seed saving and easy-to-grow flowers and then spend some time harvesting and sorting seeds to plant in your garden next spring. While sorting, chat about gardening and sip a BYOB beverage; beer and wine only, please, for alcoholic beverages. Participants will leave with seeds from each flower variety, storage envelopes and growing information. Ages 21 or older; $5 per person....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 19, 2022
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    Sunday, October 23rd from 8 AM to 11 AM The Lockport American Legion Auxiliary Unit 18 is hosting a PANCAKE BREAKFAST at the post on 151st and Archer Ave in Lockport. Stop by and enjoy a great breakfast of all-you-can-eat pancakes, bacon, sausage, potatoes, scrambled eggs and our homemade biscuits and gravy. Tickets are just $8 for adults, children 5 and under are free. The profits from our event will be used to help local area veterans....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 18, 2022
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    Thursday, October 20, 2002 9:00AM- 10:00AM The community is invited to drop by for coffee and donuts with Dr. Paul Schrik, superintendent of Troy Community School District 30-C. The district’s fall "Coffee with the Superintendent" is a time parents, residents, business owners and other interested parties can meet the superintendent in an informal setting to ask questions or to just chat. There is no structured agenda, and those interested can drop in any time during the hour. The event will also be attended by Troy A...

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 11, 2022

    September 24, 2022 Oswego’s Little White School Museum Hosts Four Historic Oswego Area Farms The Oswegoland Heritage Association has sponsored popular tours of Oswego’s collection of in-town urban barns for a few years. Now they believe it’s time to head out into the countryside to visit some of the area’s classic—and historic—rural farmsteads. On Saturday, Sept. 24, the heritage association will host, “Oswego History Tour – Legacy Farms,” bus tours, one at 11 a.m. and the second at 1 p.m., of three area farms. Both tours...

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 4, 2022

    Sunday, September 11 Lockport American Legion Auxiliary John Olson Unit 18 is holding its annual FALL MUM SALE at the post on 151 st and Archer Ave in Lockport. Plants will be available from 10 AM until sold out . We invite everyone to stop by and choose a beautiful mum plant to decorate their home or business. Our plants come in a variety of colors and are just $12 each. All profits from our event will be used to help local area veterans....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 4, 2022

    Thursday, Sept. 15 Mountain Men (Zoom Webinar): 6:30-7:30 p.m. (online) The year is 1842. Illinois is still a frontier state. Join the Forest Preserve as John is interviewed about his extraordinary life as one of the mountain men who inherited the fur trade from French voyageurs. Free, ages 13 or older. Registration is required by Sept. 15....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 4, 2022

    Friday, Sept 16 Twilight Outdoor Nature Painting: 5-7 p.m. Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Bolingbrook. Follow step-by-step instructions to make a twilight tree masterpiece. This program is perfect for beginners and all equipment is included. Participants may bring their own adult beverages to enjoy (beer and wine only, please). Light refreshments will be available. Cost: $20 per person. For ages 21 or older. Register by Sept. 13....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 4, 2022

    Saturday, Sept. 17, Morning Bird Hike: 8-10 a.m. Monee Reservoir. Join a guided hike in search of migrating birds. Birders of all experience levels are welcome. Bring binoculars and your favorite bird guide. Free, ages 16 or older. Register by Sept. 16....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 4, 2022

    Saturday, Sept 17 Migratory Bird Hike: 8-10 a.m Lake Renwick Preserve – Turtle Lake Access, Plainfield. Join the Forest Preserve for a guided hike in search of amazing waterfowl, soaring eagles and beautiful songbirds. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. Meet in the parking lot at the Plainfield Township offices on Lockport Street. Free, ages 7 or older. Register by Sept. 15....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 4, 2022

    Saturday, Sept. 17, History at Home – Trail of Death (Zoom Webinar): 2-2:30 p.m (online) Between September and November 1828, more than 850 Potawatomi made the journey from Indiana through Illinois, eventually ending in Kansas in what became known as the Trail of Death. In this brief virtual overview, learn more about the forced removal and commemorate the lives of the people who lived it. Free, ages 13 or older. Register by Sept. 17....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Sep 4, 2022

    Sunday, Sept. 18 Paws on Industry at Joliet Iron Works: 10-11:30 a.m. Joliet Iron Works Historic Site, Joliet. Joliet’s once thriving industrial plant rivaled Pittsburgh’s steel power and was the attraction for many immigrants coming to this area. You and your dog are invited to explore the stone foundations with an interpretive naturalist. All dogs must be on a leash no longer than 10 feet and be socialized for crowds. Owners are responsible for picking up after their pets. Free, ages 16 or older. Register by Sept. 16....

  • Will County Calendar

    Updated Aug 31, 2022

    Friday, Sept. 16 Campfire Cooking: 5-7 p.m. Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve, Crete Township. Make meals and desserts using pie irons, foil packets and Dutch ovens at the Goodenow Grove campground. All ingredients will be provided. After eating your fill, stay awhile and enjoy a relaxing campfire. Or better yet, reserve a campsite and stay the night. Cost: $20 for those 13 and older; children 12 and younger are free. Register by Sept. 14....

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