Leisure Activities

  1. Wed Oct. 25

    Fall Home School Program: The Case of the Broken Shell Welcome, home school families! Feel the clues inside our mystery boxes to determine what animal group the shell-breaker belongs to! Use binoculars and compare animal silhouettes to gather more information about the suspects. Registration is required by October 23.
  2. Fri Oct. 27

    50 Years of Nature Preserves The IDNR Division of Nature Preserves is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Come learn what makes the Nature Preserves at Bendix Woods County Park and Spicer Lake Nature Preserve so unique. Program will begin at Bendix Woods with a hike through the preserve. Participants will then be shuttled by van to Spicer Lake, where a light lunch will be served. Program will end with a hike through the preserve at Spicer Lake and then participants will be returned to their cars at Bendix Woods. Reg...
  3. Fri Nov. 3

    Family Passport to Play: S'more Fun Enjoy this colorful time of year with a tractor-drawn hayride. A campfire, s'mores and hot cocoa await you after the brisk ride. For more information on this partnered event visit the Family Passport to Play page on Facebook. Meet at the VanParis Shelter.
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