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Events that involve pets and other animals, plants and nature, such as adoption days, nature walks, plant shows, etc. Deadline is two weeks before event date.

'The Healing Power of Plants': Art exhibit runs through March 31, Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods, 21850 N. Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods. The art of Stephanie Rose Bird and Gabriella Boros. Stephanie Rose Bird is an artist, author, and arts educator with a passion for the natural world, and plants in particular. Gabriella Boros is an internationally shown artist, currently focusing on woodblock prints. See the work of these two very different artists as they explore the power of plants. Free. Visit www.brushwoodcenter.org/ArtExhibitions/Bird.Boros.html.

Woodcock Watches: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, Stillman Nature Center, 33 Penny Road, South Barrington. In past years, the woodcocks have put on quite a show. Bring binoculars and wear hiking shoes. For ages 10 and older. For information, call (847) 428-6957 or visit www.stillmannc.org.

Maple Syrup Hikes: Noon-1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24, Ryerson Woods, 21950 N. Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods. Learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Ryerson Woods is one of the few places in Lake County where conditions are right for maple syrup production, and where trees grow to a diameter and height that allows for tapping. Portions of the program are held outdoors; come dressed for the weather. Adult supervision required. For information, visit www.lcfpd.org/events/maple-syrup-hikes/201903091200.

Restoration Workday -- Ryerson Woods: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 23, Ryerson Woods, 21950 N. Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods. Grab work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves. No experience necessary. Children ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult. Dress for the weather. RSVP to Kelly Schultz at kschultz@lcfpd.org. For information, visit www.lcfpd.org/events/restoration-workday-ryerson-woods-/032320191.

'Spring Awakening': 1 p.m. Sunday, March 24, Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills. Take a springtime hike and learn about animals emerging from hibernation, birds migrating back home, flowers sprouting and blooming and eventually animal babies. Free. Call (847) 381-6592 or visit fpdcc.com/event/spring-awakening/Crabtree.

Bucket Bug Hunt: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24, River Trail Nature Center, 3120 Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook. Hike through the sugar bush to find out who has fallen into our sap buckets. Free. For information, call (847) 824-8360.

Spring Break Syruping: 11 a.m.-noon Monday, March 25, Ryerson Woods, 21950 N. Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods. Join for this weekday Maple Syrup Hike to learn how trees work and about the sweet sap of sugar maples. Portions of the program are held outdoors; dress for the weather. Adult supervision required. Free. Visit www.lcfpd.org/events/spring-break-syruping20190325.

Arlington Heights Garden Club: 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month, September-May, Arlington Heights Village Hall, first floor Buechner Room, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road. For information, contact Kathy Hendricksen at (847) 514-0414 or kshend@aol.com.

Spring Break Nature Drop In: 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, and 1-3 p.m. Thursday, March 28, River Trail Nature Center, 3120 Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook. Bring the kids to explore something new each day. Visit http://fpdcc.com/events.

Spring Break Camp; Nature's Architects: 9:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, March 27, and Thursday, March 28, Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills. Learn to build like birds, bees, beavers and more of nature's master architects through games, crafts, and outdoor fun. For kids ages 7-10. In person registration required. For information, call (847) 381-6592 or visit fpdcc.com/event/spring-break-camp-natures-architects.
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Date:Mar 23, 2019
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