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Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am North Park Village Nature Center
Fly South Discover the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly.  We’ll walk the preserve looking for milkweed, and meet some monarchs close up!  Registration required. July 14 10:00 – 11:00 Friday July 24 1:00 – 2:00 Monday…
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am North Park Village Nature Center
Discover the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly.  We’ll walk the preserve looking for milkweed, and meet some monarchs close up!  Registration required. Each program is repeated four times, so you need register for only…
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Chicago Public Library Dunning
Come cook up a potion that is sure to thrill all Harry Potter fans! For ages 6 – 16. Registration is requested but walk-ins are welcome.
Aug 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Chicago Public Library Dunning
All ages are welcome. Participants should have knowledge of chess basics and be prepared to engage in games. Kids will receive instruction and tips from a high school chess expert.
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm North Park Village Nature Center
Would your 9-12 year old enjoy or even benefit from a peer-led writing workshop? Due to popular demand, this workshop has been brought back and will continue throughout the summer. Come join us each month…
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm North Park Village Nature Center
Drop in on the last Friday of the month to visit the Nature Center at night.  Learn about our nighttime wildlife and look for raccoons, opossums, skunks, and even a flying squirrel.  No registration required.…
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am North Park Village Nature Center
Surrounded by beautiful nature, sit silently and listen to your own voice.  Mindful meditation can benefit everyone’s body and mind.  Bring your own cushions, yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.  All levels of practitioners are…
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm North Park Village Nature Center
Join us to discover the journey of the monarch butterfly.  Get up close and personal seeing monarchs in all stages of their lives, from egg to butterfly.  We’ll tag and release butterflies on the hour,…
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm North Park Village Nature Center
Bring your turtles or just your curiosity to the Turtle Club’s monthly get-together.   No registration required.   _________ All programs require registration unless stated otherwise.  Please register for programs by calling the Nature Center at…