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Wed 29 Jun
Mud Day & Puppets on the Patio
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
Celebrate International Mud Day for the 5th year in a row with us! FEATURING: mud pools for wading, a mud kitchen, mud painting, mud critters on display, and performances of the new puppet show, "Life Under a Log." Bring a towel and change of clothes! All ages. For more information, please see: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mud-day-puppets-on-the-patio-registration-290881112237.
Tue 28 Jun
Tot Time Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve


Explore a different nature theme each week during this indoor free play group. A guided story time begins at 10:30am, followed by a short hike at 11am, weather permitting. Ages 0-4. For more information, please visit claypitponds.eventbrite.com 

Sat 25 Jun
Astronomy Talk: Black Holes & Beyond!
Saturday, June 25, 2022 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
Learn about black holes from NASA Solar System Ambassador Professor Harold Kozak! Ages 6+. For more information, please see: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/astronomy-talk-black-holes-beyond-registration-290858875727.
Tue 21 Jun
Tot Time Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve


Explore a different nature theme each week during this indoor free play group. A guided story time begins at 10:30am, followed by a short hike at 11am, weather permitting. Ages 0-4. For more information, please visit claypitponds.eventbrite.com 

Sat 18 Jun
Herp Hike
Saturday, June 18, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
Herpetology is the study of reptiles and amphibians. Hunt for "herps" with us on this 1 mile hike! Ages 5+. For more information and to register, please see: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/herp-hike-registration-290844964117.
Wed 15 Jun
Pond Investigators for Homeschoolers
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
Join us each month for a public program geared towards homeschoolers! This month's program is Pond Investigators: become a community scientist! Conduct a field study to test the health of our ponds. Registration required. Ages 8-13. For more information and to register, please see: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pond-investigators-for-homeschoolers-registration-290839327257.
Tue 14 Jun
Tot Time Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve


Explore a different nature theme each week during this indoor free play group. A guided story time begins at 10:30am, followed by a short hike at 11am, weather permitting. Ages 0-4. For more information, please visit claypitponds.eventbrite.com 

Sat 11 Jun
Pride Outside
Saturday, June 11, 2022 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
We invite members of the LGBTQ+ community to join us on a 2 mile hike through our park preserve! Teens & adults. For more information and to register, please see: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pride-outside-registration-290836759577 .
Tue 07 Jun
Tot Time Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve


Explore a different nature theme each week during this indoor free play group. A guided story time begins at 10:30am, followed by a short hike at 11am, weather permitting. Ages 0-4. For more information, please visit claypitponds.eventbrite.com 

Tue 31 May
Tot Time Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve


Explore a different nature theme each week during this indoor free play group. A guided story time begins at 10:30am, followed by a short hike at 11am, weather permitting. Ages 0-4. For more information, please visit claypitponds.eventbrite.com 

Tue 24 May
Tot Time Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve


Explore a different nature theme each week during this indoor free play group. A guided story time begins at 10:30am, followed by a short hike at 11am, weather permitting. Ages 0-4. For more information, please visit claypitponds.eventbrite.com 

Sat 21 May
Sketching the Natural World
Saturday, May 21, 2022 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
Hike up to 2 miles to find tranquil areas to sit and translate the natural world onto paper. We can provide some materials but encourage participants to bring their own: sketch pad and graphite or color pencils. Teens & adults. For more information and to register, please see: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sketching-the-natural-world-registration-290828845907.
Sat 21 May
Pond Investigation
Saturday, May 21, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
Test the water quality of Sharrotts Pond by taking chemical tests and using a net to scoop and discover the critters that call the pond home. Includes a 1/4 mile hike. Ages 6+. For more information and to register, please see: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pond-investigation-registration-290821513977.
Tue 17 May
Tot Time Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve


Explore a different nature theme each week during this indoor free play group. A guided story time begins at 10:30am, followed by a short hike at 11am, weather permitting. Ages 0-4. For more information, please visit claypitponds.eventbrite.com