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In the Outdoors (Free Nature Programs)

  • Presented By
  • Location
    Atwood Center
    2685 New Milford School Rd.
    Rockford, IL 61109
  • Phone
    (815) 966-8747
  • Date
    October 16, 2021 - November 20, 2021
  • Recurrence
    Recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday
  • Time
    10/16 - 5-7 pm; 11/20 - noon-2 pm
  • Price
    free; pre-registration recommended
  • Visit Website // E-mail
Additional Information

FREE NATURE PROGRAM SESSIONS CONTINUE AT ATWOOD PARK-- Rockford Park District's Atwood Center invites all ages to experience In the Outdoors presented by Rock River Disposal, a series of free in-person activities held select Saturdays through January 15, 2022, rain or shine, at 334-acre Seth B. Atwood Park, 2685 New Milford School Rd., Rockford, IL. Bring the entire family for a few hours of fun experiencing and learning about nature and aspects of the park through the variety of two-hour outdoor programs. The October/November 2021 sessions are scheduled as follows:

October 16, 2021         5-7 pm       Tree Trunk or Treat - Families looking for something spooky and sweet to do can visit Seth B. Atwood Park to show off their costumes, get some candy, and learn a thing or two! A short hike with stops along the way will also be included.

November 20, 2021     12-2 pm     Leafy Masterpieces - Art and nature enthusiasts can learn how leaves can be used to make beautiful pieces of art, and take a short hike to collect leaves and other bits of nature to make a collage, craft, or other creation to express appreciation for the environment.

        Advance registrations are highly recommended for each In the Outdoors session; please register at www.atwoodpark.org/programs, where schedules and topics of all sessions in the series are also posted. This series is one of many free family-friendly activities offered by the Rockford Park District for the community to enjoy.

        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.




In the Outdoors (Free Nature Programs)
  • October 16, 2021 - November 20, 2021
  • Atwood Center
  • free; pre-registration recommended
  • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday