Summer hours begin at Nature At The Confluence
[South Beloit, Illinois, Nature at the Confluence]– Summer hours begin this Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Nature At The Confluence, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, IL. The grounds and trails are open every day from dawn to dusk and are pet-friendly. The Learning Center building will be open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. While inside, visitors can learn about the magic of monarchs, enjoy the indoor kids corner, use the restrooms, and try the new Adventure Backpack borrowing program. Six backpacks, each with a unique theme, are available for borrowing on the property at no cost. Themes include birds, bats, insects, art and poetry, sports and games, and outdoor comfort.
The popular Community Fire & Drum Circle series returns this Thursday, May 25 from 6:30-8:00 m. All ages are welcome to attend and be part of the drumming (a limited number of instruments provided), make a s’more over the fire, enjoy kid’s activities, and explore the gardens. This event is free and there is no registration. The series will also take place at 6:30-8 p.m. on June 21, July 20, August 17, and September 21.
To kick off the summer season, check out “Meet Me At The Confluence” on Saturday, May 27 from 1 -2:30 m. Children’s storytime and yoga for adults will be offered at 1 m., and a staff guided creek walk will take place at 2 p.m. All activities are free and there is no registration.
A full list of upcoming events can be found at natureattheconfluence.com, or by calling 815-200-6910.