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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Taking better pictures

Learn to take better pictures

Looking to take better pictures with your camera? Then join us at the Aldrin Community Center in Carol Stream for a basic photography class.

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Cool family adventure

Cool Family Adventure

Step away from the TV and head to Lyman Woods in Downers Grove for some cool family fun!

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Declutter and organize your life in the new year

Declutter and organize your life in the New Year

Come to the Vernon Area Public Library to learn the ins and outs of organizing any space in your home or office with Certified Professional Organizer Amy Trager.  Amy will teach you how to tackle spaces in a manageable way. She'll have examples of creative ideas for all your problem areas, too. Bring questions about your toughest organizing challenges to ask her!

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Bat encounter

Bat Encounter

Come on out and celebrate the year of the bat with a visit to the Lake View Nature Center and meet several species of live bats! 
A member of the Flying Fox Conservation Fund will answer questions regarding bat fact and fiction.  Play in the bat cave and spend a few minutes making a take home project to remember your visit. 
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Big run wolf ranch: January family day event

Big Run Wolf Ranch

Big Run Wolf Ranch is a non-profit, federally licensed, educational program which specializes in education and conservation of North American wildlife.
Periodically, Big Run Wolf Ranch holds open house/family day events to introduce the community to wildlife education and rescue projects.
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Build a bat house

Build a bat house

Parents and children are invited to a special “Build a Bat House” workshop at the Lake View Nature Center.

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Winter in the park

Winter in the Park

Watch sled dogs in action, try snow tubing, snow shoeing or snow painting. Create fun winter crafts, compete in our winter Olympic games - and after all the fun, warm up by the fire with a mug of hot chocolate!

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Click it or miss it

Click it or miss it!

Are you a teen ages 9-15 looking to learn awesome shots using your digital camera that will fool the eye and amaze your friends?  Then the Simkus Recreation Center in Carol Stream has just the class for you. 

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End hunger now event

End Hunger Now Event

Join local Wildtree representatives for a wonderful community outreach event called “End Hunger Now”.  At this event be introduced to the Wildtree line of products and try many of the tasty samples.

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CraftFancy: Handmade from the heart

Handmade from the Heart

CraftFancy invites everyone to attend their “Handmade from the Heart” Make and Take demonstration and new product release event.
Event goers will create a free make and take using new Memory Box Products and enjoy tons of new items from new vendors.
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Promising Picasso Class - Creatures

Promising Picasso Class - Creatures

Set off to a special land that is just bursting with magical creatures! At the Creatures Mackeben Promising Picasso class, you will see many different creatures like fairies, trolls, and elves. Who knows, you may even see some magical beast like Pegasus, unicorns, and dragons.
Sign up your budding Picasso for this fun new artistic series today!
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