Free admission at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens Jan. 18
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Every month, the Rockford Park District provides a free chance to escape the outdoor elements without even leaving town.
Wednesday, Jan. 18, the Rockford Park District’s new tropical treasure, Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, 1354 N. Second St., Rockford, is open to the public for free from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The third Wednesday of every month, experience a taste of the tropics for free at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
This week’s highlights include the following:
• Herbal Teas & Your Health, 5-6 p.m. — Liz Fiorenza, RN and owner of Wind Ridge Herb Farm in Caledonia, Ill., will guide you through the world of herbal teas and their health benefits. You will also learn how to make your own herbal teas.
• Shop at Garden Gate Gifts, which offers many unique and one-of-a-kind presents exclusive to the Nicholas Conservatory.
For more information about other free events, call the Rockford Park District at (815) 987-8898 or visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org.
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