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Lakeview Nature Center

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10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
309-833-4562 macombparkdistrict.com

March 2015

Prairie Egg Hunt

March 20, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States

Hop into the first day of Spring with Lakeview Nature Center's first annual Prairie Egg Hunt.  Search the trails of the prairie as you hunt for all the hidden eggs. Find them all and win a prize!

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Prairie Egg Hunt

March 21, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States

Hop into the first day of Spring with Lakeview Nature Center's first annual Prairie Egg Hunt.  Search the trails of the prairie as you hunt for all the hidden eggs. Find them all and win a prize!

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Prairie Egg Hunt

March 28, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States

Hop into the first day of Spring with Lakeview Nature Center's first annual Prairie Egg Hunt.  Search the trails of the prairie as you hunt for all the hidden eggs. Find them all and win a prize!

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July 2018

Nature’s Fireworks

July 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States

A festival to celebrate the beauty of Firefly season and start of summer.

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February 2020

Prairie School

February 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Theme:  Winter Homes & Tracks Sponsored by Macomb Park District and Lakeview Nature Area

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March 2020

Prairie School

March 20, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Theme:  Color hunt Sponsored by Macomb Park District and Lakeview Nature Area Prairie School provides children and parents the opportunity to experience nature hands-on, connect with the changing seasons, explore monthly themes and build a lifelong relationship with the natural world through play and exploration.

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May 2021

Lakeview Nature Area Volunteer Opportunity

May 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Free

Help us make the Lakeview Nature Center natural area even lovelier this spring! Join us May 29th from 9:30 - 11:30 am for a volunteer opportunity! We’ll spend the morning removing invasive plants in the landscaping surrounding the Nature Center, placing mulch, and removing unwanted trash. We hope you’ll join us for this outdoor opportunity where you can make a difference, collect some volunteer hours, and connect with nature! Day: Saturday Dates: May 29, 2021 Time: 9:30 - 11:30 am…

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June 2021

#NationalTrailsDay

June 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Free

Join us at Lakeview Nature Area to celebrate National Trails Day! Grab a map, visit our informative interpretive panels, snag a free gift, and enjoy the trails and labyrinth nestled in our 55 acres of restored tallgrass prairie! National Trails Day seeks to connect more people to the adventures, stories, and memories nature can inspire. Bring along your friends and family and make sure to share your adventure with the nation using #NationalTrailsDay! We can’t wait to see you in…

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Nature Makers Workshop: Papermaking

June 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Join us this month as we kick off our summer Nature Makers Workshop series! This month we will be creating paper from recyclable and nature-based materials. Design your own paper sheets perfect for future artworks, journaling, or an extra special message for a loved one! Make sure to wear clothes that can get a little wet. We can’t wait to create with you! *Nature Makers Workshops are open to ages 12 and up as well as all skill levels. All…

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July 2021

Nature’s Fireworks

July 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Free

A festival to celebrate the beauty of summer and the joy of firefly season! We will fill the evening with engaging learning stations, an illuminated trail, lantern walks, outdoor games, fun firefly facts, and tons of family fun!

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Nature Makers Workshop: Natural Blackberry Ink

July 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Join us this month as we explore how to create a natural ink using blackberries! Learn the basic steps in “cooking” the ink and enjoy some guided painting exercises with your own mini pack of watercolor paper! Each student will receive a small container of prepared ink to take home. Make sure to wear clothes that can potentially get stained. We can’t wait to create with you! *Nature Makers Workshops are open to ages 12 and up as well as…

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August 2021

Nature Makers Workshop: Rainbow Rope Wall Hanging

August 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lakeview Nature Center, 10050 N 1500th Rd
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Join us this month as we use rope and yarn to create a modern rainbow wall hanging! Choose your own yarn colors as you design a rainbow that will add an extra pop of happiness to your home! We can’t wait to create with you! *Nature Makers Workshops are open to ages 12 and up as well as all skill levels. All materials are included in the workshop fee. Social distancing and safe mask wearing is required during the entirety…

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