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    Upcoming Events

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    Wiffleball Tournament @ RiverPlex
    Jan 31 all-day

    With softball just around the corner, warm up your skills with
    wiffleball. Come out for this one-day tournament and enjoy the
    backyard game transformed into an indoor event. Teams will
    be made up of five players and will pitch to their own team. Each
    player will get two pitches then run the bases like baseball. Contact
    Matt at 681-2866 or msuellentrop@peoriaparks.org with questions.

    Winter Wonder Walk @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jan 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

    Sa: 1/3 and 1/31 • 9:30 am
    Watch the wonderful world of winter unfold on this naturalist-guided tour. We will explore animal tracks in the snow and what characteristics animals have to cope with the season. Dress warm!

    Animal Encounters @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Feb 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

    1:30-2 pm • Su: 11/2 and 12/14 – Snakes
    Su: 1/11 and 2/1 - Insects and Spiders
    Su: 1/25 and 2/8 - Snakes and Turtles
    Feel the smooth scales of a snake slide through your hand, hear the hiss of a giant cockroach, and see a tarantula up close and personal. This short program will give you a new respect for some “critters” who definitely don’t fit into the cute, furry, cuddly mold, but are nonetheless some of nature’s greatest creatures.

    Owl Prowl at Forest Park @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Tu: 1/6 and 2/3
    Ages: 5+ • 6-7 pm
    Hike into the realm of nocturnal critters. Learn the natural history of our native owls. We will practice our owl calls and everyone will have a chance to “give a hoot.” Dress to keep warm!

    Open Ice Fishing @ Camp Wokanda
    Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

    Sa: 2/7 • 9-11 am • Free
    Davis Lake will be open to the public! Holes will be pre-drilled, so bring your gear for this public event. Pole rental $1, donations are accepted.