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Owls of Giant City

Giant City Visitor center 235 Giant City Road, Makanda, IL

Saturday, October 17, 2-3pm Whoooo said Giant City has owls? I do, that’s whooooo! Join Beverly Shofstall from Free Again Wildlife Rehab as she introduces us to some live owls that you may find at the Park. Arrive at 1:30pm to dissect an actual owl pellet before the presentation! This Read more…

Sunday Story Hour: Snake

Cache River Wetland Center 8885 State Route 37 S, Cypress, Illinois

To help ensure activities are prepared for each child, please pre-register by calling 618-657-2064.

Sunday Story Hour: Owl

Cache River Wetland Center 8885 State Route 37 S, Cypress, Illinois

To help ensure activities are prepared for each child, please pre-register by calling 618-657-2064.

Christmas in the Village of Olmsted

Open House at the Public Library in Olmsted, IL. Children's parade starts at 5pm, followed by a parade of lights at 6pm. contact:  David Laird 618-967-2231

Live Nativity Scene – Mounds IL

The First Baptist Church of Mounds, Ill will have a Live Nativity Scene, on Dec 18th and 19th from 5-7 pm. This will be at the corner of Blanche and First Street. They will have camels and other live animals. Hot Chocolate & Cookies will be served.

Hummingbirds-Winged Jewels

Cache River Wetland Center 8885 State Route 37 S, Cypress, Illinois

Get ready for the spring migration of hummingbirds with added knowledge of one of the smallest birds in North America and suggestions for preparing your yard or garden for their arrival. The right habitat will supply these jewels of the sky with enough food resources and nesting opportunities that they Read more…

Spring Wildflower Walks

Giant City Visitor center 235 Giant City Road, Makanda, IL

Trillium Trail in Giant City is one of the best spring wildflower trails in southern Illinois. Join the Natural Resources Coordinator as we meander through the spring woods and take a closer look at these petite beauties. Please register in advance by calling 618-457-4836. This is a moderately difficult two-mile Read more…

Blessing of the Boats

Kinkaid Marina 2063 Marina Rd, Murphysboro, IL

All day Festival on Lake Kinkaid, Murphysboro. Kicks off at at 11am on Moody’s Muskies Patio, at Kinkaid Marina. Pastor Zach Strong will be ministering the blessing of the boats asking for a safe and fun boating/ fishing season 2021!

Beginners Crochet Class

Rolling Oak Alpaca Ranch 1335 Hall Church Rd, Makanda, IL

Crochet is a fun and relaxing hobby! Join this class where you will learn the very basics of crochet: Slip knot, chain, and single crochet. All materials are provided! You will receive a crochet hook and a skein of yarn from the alpacas at our ranch! During class, you will Read more…

$50

9 Day Trail Ride

Nine Day Trail ride, near One Horse Gap Lake. Horse riders come from all over to enjoy the trails and camping in Pope County. Activities for all ages, horse shows, riding competitions and music. 618-683-2105

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