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    184058 - Peek-a-boo Ponds

    Join us at Lyman Woods to explore a watery world. Find out what splashes, croaks and quacks as we take a stroll around the pond. Games, stories and songs are all part of the fun! Please dress to be outdoors and get messy.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable184058-01Peek-a-boo Ponds06/10/17 - 06/10/1710:00A - 11:00ASa2 years to under 4 yearsLocation Details$8Item Details

    184059 - A Bug's Life

    Discover what is zipping through the air, buzzing in the tree tops and crawling under a log. Experience what it is like to be a bug as we go on a bug hunt, play buggy games and learn a few new songs! Please dress to be outdoors and get messy.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable184059-01A Bug's Life08/26/17 - 08/26/1710:00A - 11:00ASa2 years to under 4 yearsLocation Details$8Item Details

    184063 - Nature Tot Workshop

    Have a crafty tot? Bring them to our nature workshop! Each month we will head outdoors for nature discovery time and then make a project to take home that will encourage kids to interact with nature. Dress for the weather and to get messy. An adult must accompany their child(ren) during this program.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable184063-11Toad Homes06/16/17 - 06/16/17 9:30A - 10:45AF2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184063-12Toad Homes06/24/17 - 06/24/17 9:30A - 10:45ASa2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184063-13Firefly Catchers07/07/17 - 07/07/17 9:30A - 10:45AF2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184063-14Firefly Catchers07/08/17 - 07/08/17 9:30A - 10:45ASa2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184063-15Butterfly Feeders08/18/17 - 08/18/17 9:30A - 10:45AF2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184063-16Butterfly Feeders08/19/17 - 08/19/17 9:30A - 10:45ASa2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details

    184065 - Wild Night Out

    Kids- need a break from your parents? Send them out on a date and come to Lyman Woods for a wild Saturday night! We will begin by cooking dinner around the campfire, and then hit the trails to search the woods for nocturnal animals and search the skies for the stars and planets! Hey parents- Lyman Woods is less than one mile from Yorktown cinema, shops and restaurants!

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    Read NoticeUnavailable184065-01Wild Night Out06/24/17 - 06/24/17 6:00P - 9:00PSa4 years to under 11 yearsLocation Details$18Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184065-02Wild Night Out07/15/17 - 07/15/17 6:00P - 9:00PSa4 years to under 11 yearsLocation Details$18Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184065-03Wild Night Out08/19/17 - 08/19/17 6:00P - 9:00PSa4 years to under 11 yearsLocation Details$18Item Details

    184085 - Beekeeping: Hands-on Mentoring

    Need advice or have a question about keeping bees? Whether you are a new or veteran beekeeper, find or be a mentor to your fellow beekeepers! Join Marge as you suit up and look into the hives in the Lyman Woods apiary. See first-hand what the bees are doing during their busiest time of year, and discuss questions about management techniques and practices. Jackets, veils and gloves are available, but please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes or boots. If raining, mentoring will take place indoors.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable184085-01Beekeeping: Hands-on Mentoring06/17/17 - 06/17/1710:00A - 12:00PSa16 years and UpLocation Details$10Item Details

    184087 - Honey Harvest

    Get buzzing and discover the amazing world of honeybees! Learn how bees make honey and see firsthand how honey is extracted. Try your hand with the hot knife or extractor, and have a taste of some wild Lyman Woods honey.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable184087-01Honey Harvest07/22/17 - 07/22/17 9:30A - 11:30ASaBirth and UpLocation Details$18Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184087-02Honey Harvest07/22/17 - 07/22/17 1:00P - 3:00PSaBirth and UpLocation Details$18Item Details

    184088 - Full Moon Campfire Hikes

    Did you know that the full moons have names? Explore the seasonal changes tied to the moon on a guided night hike. End the night by observing the moon through our telescope while enjoying s'mores around the campfire.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable184088-01Strawberry Moon06/10/17 - 06/10/17 7:30P - 9:00PSaBirth and UpLocation Details$16Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184088-02Buck Moon07/08/17 - 07/08/17 7:30P - 9:00PSaBirth and UpLocation Details$16Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184088-03Sturgeon Moon08/05/17 - 08/05/17 7:30P - 9:00PSaBirth and UpLocation Details$16Item Details

    184097 - Trail Fit

    Join Jeanette for fitness hikes blended with exercises designed to strengthen your body and prepare you for the summer season. Time spent in nature has been shown to decrease stress and blood pressure, and boost the immune system. The natural landscape provides challenges for agility, strength and balance, while the sights and sounds of nature heal and inspire you.

    Dress to be outdoors, including shoes that can get muddy and wet. The class will take place outdoors but in the case of inclement weather, the program will take place inside the Interpretive Center. Closed toe shoes required.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable184097-01Trail Fit I06/02/17 - 06/30/17 6:00A - 6:45AF16 years and UpLocation Details$45Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184097-02Trail Fit II07/07/17 - 07/28/17 6:00A - 6:45AF16 years and UpLocation Details$36Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable184097-03Trail Fit III08/04/17 - 08/25/17 6:00A - 6:45AF16 years and UpLocation Details$36Item Details

    384036 - Beginner Gardening

    Thinking about starting a garden, but don’t know where to begin? Before breaking out your shovels, get the scoop on how to plan, prep and plant your garden. From site selection to preparing your soil, selecting varieties, and planning your weekly chore list, we'll get you on your way to a garden full of fresh veggies!

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    Add to CartAvailable384036-01Beginner Gardening03/11/17 - 03/11/17 9:00A - 12:00PSa16 years and UpLocation Details$20Item Details

    384039 - Nature Tot Workshop

    Have a crafty tot? Bring them to our nature tot workshop! Each month we’ll make a new project to take home that will encourage kids to interact with nature. After we finish our projects, we’ll head outdoors for some nature discovery time. Dress for the weather and to get messy! An adult must accompany their child(ren) during this program.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable384039-13Nature Games02/17/17 - 02/17/17 9:30A - 10:45AF2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Read NoticeWaitlist384039-14Nature Games02/18/17 - 02/18/17 9:30A - 10:45ASa2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable384039-15Kites03/17/17 - 03/17/17 9:30A - 10:45AF2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Add to CartWaitlist384039-16Kites03/18/17 - 03/18/17 9:30A - 10:45ASa2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details

    384047 - Wild Child NaturePlay Group

    Bring out your child’s wild side and meet new friends during our nature playgroup! Our Naturalist will get you started as you explore nature play with your children at your own pace through outdoor activity stations and indoor craft projects. Each week will feature a new nature theme and activities. No charge for infant siblings under 12 months. Dress for the weather and to get messy! An adult must accompany their child(ren) during this program.

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    Read NoticeWaitlist384047-03Wild Child Nature Playgroup02/22/17 - 03/15/17 9:30A - 10:30AWBirth to under 6 yearsLocation Details$21Item Details
    Read NoticeWaitlist384047-04Wild Child Nature Playgroup02/23/17 - 03/16/17 9:30A - 10:30AThBirth to under 6 yearsLocation Details$21Item Details

    384050 - Wild Night Out: Valentine's Day

    Kids- need a break from your parents? Send them out on a date and come to Lyman Woods for a wild Saturday night! We will begin by cooking dinner around the campfire, and then hit the trails to explore the woods at night. Search the woods for nocturnal animals and search the skies for the stars and planets! We’ll end the evening with an indoor project. Hey parents- Lyman Woods is less than one mile from Yorktown shops, restaurants and cinema!

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    Read NoticeUnavailable384050-01Wild Night Out: Valentine's Day02/18/17 - 02/18/17 6:00P - 9:00PSa4 years to under 11 yearsLocation Details$18Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable384050-02Wild Night Out03/25/17 - 03/25/17 6:00P - 9:00PSa4 years to under 11 yearsLocation Details$18Item Details

    384062 - Backyard Chicken Basics

    Curious about keeping chickens? Interested in raising your own sustainable and healthy source of eggs? This workshop will introduce you to the basics of backyard chickens including basic care and necessities for keeping a healthy, productive mini-flock. We will discuss how to choose breeds, set up a brooder, shelter requirements, regulations and ordinances, and strategies for feeding and housing your birds.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable384062-01Backyard Chicken Basics02/04/17 - 02/04/17 9:00A - 12:00PSa16 years and UpLocation Details$20Item Details

    384064 - Honey Tasting

    Join us for an evening of honey tasting! Taste several varieties of honey harvested locally and from across the country while exploring their attributes, including color, aroma, texture and, of course, flavor. Discover their unique characteristics and what influences their flavor. Learn the science behind honey and what makes it so beneficial.

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    Add to CartAvailable384064-01Honey Tasting03/21/17 - 03/21/17 7:00P - 8:30PTu16 years and UpLocation Details$20Item Details

    384066 - Full Moon Campfire Hikes

    Did you know that the full moons have names? Explore the seasonal changes tied to the moon on a guided night hike. End the night by observing the moon through our telescope while enjoying s'mores around the campfire. Please list the number of people attending.

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    Add to CartAvailable384066-04Worm Moon03/11/17 - 03/11/17 6:30P - 8:00PSaBirth and UpLocation Details$16Item Details

    384067 - NaturePlay Day

    School's out! Drop in and join other adventurers to explore and play in our Wild Woods! Unlike school, you decide what your next assignment will be- build a fort, explore the woods, play games, or just relax in nature. A mid-morning snack will be provided. In case of inclement weather, the program will take place indoors.

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    Add to CartAvailable384067-03NaturePlay Day03/03/17 - 03/03/17 9:00A - 12:00PF4 years to under 10 yearsLocation Details$16Item Details

    384068 - NaturePlay Saturday

    Tired of tagging along with your parents on weekend errands? Drop in and join other adventurers to explore and play in our Wild Woods! You decide what your next adventure will be- build a fort, explore the woods, play games, or just relax in nature. A mid-morning snack will be provided. In case of inclement weather, the program will take place indoors.

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    Add to CartAvailable384068-01NaturePlay Saturday03/04/17 - 03/04/17 9:00A - 12:00PSa4 years to under 10 yearsLocation Details$16Item Details

    384072 - Advanced Beekeeping Course

    NEW!
    This beekeeping course delves deeper into pest management, harvesting and extracting honey, swarm management, overwintering hives, and other topics that go beyond first-year beekeeping. Completion of the Beginner Beekeeping Course and/or some beekeeping experience strongly recommended.

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    Add to CartAvailable384072-01Advanced Beekeeping02/28/17 - 03/14/17 7:00P - 9:00PTu16 years and UpLocation Details$40Item Details

    384074 - Seed Library Orientation

    Welcome to the Downers Legacy Seed Lending Library, a unique opportunity in the western suburbs to ensure the future of real food! We have lost 95% of the seed diversity that we had 100 years ago. You can help by growing heirloom vegetables and saving their seeds for the future. Once you attend the orientation you will be able to check out free seeds with the promise to grow them, save the seeds, and return seeds for others to use. Come to the Lincoln Center to learn how to save seeds and go home with free seeds for spring planting. Registration is required.

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    Add to CartAvailable384074-01Seed Lending03/11/17 - 03/11/17 1:00P - 4:00PSa12 years and UpLocation Details$0Item Details

    384075 - Seed Starting with Heirloom Se

    NEW!
    Some seeds need a head start! Vegetables like tomatoes and peppers need to be started from seed indoors well before spring arrives. We will guide you through all of the steps to start seeds indoors, including the best materials to use, proper lighting, and specific techniques for specific varieties of heirloom vegetables from the seed library. Registration is required.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable384075-01Seed Starting with H02/18/17 - 02/18/17 1:00P - 4:00PSa12 years and UpLocation Details$0Item Details

    484003 - Nature Tot Workshop

    Have a crafty tot? Bring them to our nature workshop! Each month we will head outdoors for nature discovery time and then make a project to take home that will encourage kids to interact with nature. Dress for the weather and to get messy. An adult must accompany their child(ren) during this program.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable484003-08Rainsticks04/21/17 - 04/21/17 9:30A - 10:45AF2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable484003-09Rainsticks04/22/17 - 04/22/17 9:30A - 10:45ASa2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable484003-10Squirrel Feeders05/26/17 - 05/26/17 9:30A - 10:45AF2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable484003-11Squirrel Feeders05/27/17 - 05/27/17 9:30A - 10:45ASa2 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$9Item Details

    484004 - Wild Child Nature Playgroup

    Bring out your child’s wild side and meet new friends during our nature playgroup! Our Naturalist will get you started as you explore nature play with your children at your own pace through outdoor activity stations and projects. No charge for infant siblings under 12 months.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable484004-01Wild Child Nature Playgroup04/05/17 - 04/26/17 9:30A - 10:30AWBirth to under 6 yearsLocation Details$21Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable484004-02Wild Child Nature Playgroup04/06/17 - 04/27/17 9:30A - 10:30AThBirth to under 6 yearsLocation Details$21Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable484004-03Wild Child Nature Playgroup05/17/17 - 06/07/17 9:30A - 10:30AWBirth to under 6 yearsLocation Details$21Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable484004-04Wild Child Nature Playgroup05/18/17 - 06/08/17 9:30A - 10:30AThBirth to under 6 yearsLocation Details$21Item Details

    484009 - Wild Night Out

    Kids- need a break from your parents? Send them out on a date and come to Lyman Woods for a wild Saturday night! We will begin by cooking dinner around the campfire, and then hit the trails to search the woods for nocturnal animals and search the skies for the stars and planets. Hey parents- Lyman Woods is less than one mile from Yorktown cinema, shops and restaurants!

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    Read NoticeUnavailable484009-02Wild Night Out05/20/17 - 05/20/17 6:00P - 9:00PSa4 years to under 11 yearsLocation Details$18Item Details

    484011 - On Target Archery

    Take your wilderness skills to the next level with archery! Our archery program takes place in the great outdoors at Lyman Woods. We will learn a new skill each week and practice with fun challenges in the woods. Each session features new activities and new skills, so even if you attended a previous session, there will be more to learn! Dress for the weather and to be outdoors.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable484011-01On Target Archery04/12/17 - 05/03/17 4:00P - 5:30PW9 years to under 14 yearsLocation Details$38Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable484011-02On Target Archery05/10/17 - 05/31/17 4:00P - 5:30PW9 years to under 14 yearsLocation Details$38Item Details

    484016 - NaturePlay School

    Nurture your little sprout in our early childhood program based on the forest school model! Studies have shown the numerous advantages to outdoor nature-based learning and play. Couple that with traditional early childhood learning experiences and the introduction of science and nature concepts and you lay the perfect groundwork for meaningful learning and growth. Your child will experience lessons in creative arts, math, science and language, while also developing their motor skills, creativity, and naturalist intelligence. Outdoor lessons and exploration promote learning beyond the boundaries of classroom walls. Add on the optional Friday to any 2-day session to extend the learning and fun. No class on school holidays.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable484016-07Mon & Wed Morning04/03/17 - 05/24/17 9:00A - 11:00AM, W4 years to under 7 yearsLocation Details$197Item Details
    Read NoticeUnavailable484016-08Tues & Thur Morning04/04/17 - 05/25/17 9:00A - 11:00ATu, Th4 years to under 7 yearsLocation Details$197Item Details
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