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Youth nature programs offered at Atwood Park
Rockford Park District’s Atwood Center invites youth ages 6-12 for Atwood Wanderings activities each Saturday in February (Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22). Youth can enjoy experiencing and learning in a fun way about nature through the variety of three-hour morning or afternoon outdoor and indoor programs at the 325-acre Seth B. Atwood park. Program topics are: Woodland Survivor, A Bird’s Life, Animals of Atwood and Time Traveler.
Fee per program is $7 per person ($9 non-resident), or participants can bring a sack lunch and save $2 by registering online for same-day morning and afternoon programs. Parents are welcome to attend with their children.
Register at least one week in advance, either online at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org (click Register Now) or by mail, fax (with credit card), or at either Park District Customer Service location (downtown Rockford, or Carlson Ice Arena, Loves Park, Ill.). If registering for same-day morning/afternoon programs, contact Customer Service to receive the $2 discount. More about Atwood is available at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/atwood. For info about disability support and accessibility for people with disabilities, call (815) 987-8800.
From the Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2014, issue