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Thursday, March 24, 2011
Grab and Go Kids Planner: Nature Hikes, Cookie Decorating
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It's warming up! Celebrate the coming spring with nature hikes, cookie decorating and story time.
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March 23, 2011
FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK
Kids Pottery Club
Handmade on Main
, 320 S. Main St., Algonquin. Starts Friday, March 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Held weekly on Fridays through April 29.
Older children will love expressing their inner artist by working with clay, mosaics, stamps and stencils to create one-of-a-kind pottery pieces.
$82 for six classes. Registration required, register online at
or by phone at 847-960-7400.
Searching for Spring
Pleasant Valley Shelter #2
, 18410 US Hwy 14, Woodstock. Friday, March 25 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Get outdoors for a guided sunset hike and look for signs of spring – its recreational and educational!
$0/$3. Registration required, register online at
, by phone at 815-338-6223 or by email at
Panera Bread Cookie Decorating and Story Time
, 451 S. Randall Road, Algonquin. Saturday, March 26 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Celebrate the coming Spring with a sweet treat. Families are invited to participate in festive cookie decorating and story time at Panera Bread.
Charlotte’s Web Performance
The Hemmens Cultural Center
, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin. Saturday, March 26 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Enjoy a performance of the classic children’s tale
This play is tailored to children with an hour-long length and lively music.
Tickets $7, purchase online at
or by phone at 847-931-5900.
Family Nature Walks & Talks
, 100 Jefferson St., Algonquin. Sunday, March 27 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy family bonding time outdoors with a free nature hike at Towne Park.