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    Charles Drew Blood Drive @ Proctor Center
    Feb 28 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

    Call 1-800-GIVE LIFE (448-3543) to schedule an appointment.

    Sponsored by JEMS Girls Basketball Team

    Did You Know? 

    • While African-Americans comprise nearly 13% of the U.S. population, they represent less than 1% of blood donors.

    • All blood types are needed.

    • Some African-Americans have rare blood types that are unique to the African-American community. Your blood type may be someone’s only hope for survival.

    Mother Nature’s Story Corner @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

    Sa: 3/7 • 10 am • Age: 3-7
    There is nothing like a good story to brighten your weekend. Drop by to enjoy a rhyme or two and create a nature-related craft. The kids are sure to be delighted!

    Garden Walks with an Exuberant Gardener @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    Su: 1/11, 2/8, 3/8, 4/5, 5/3 • 1-2 pm
    Fee: Regular Garden Admission
    Walking through the garden as the seasons unfold, we will explore the often overlooked beauty of the Garden. Trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials that exhibit an attractive presence will be spotlighted. Lastly, we will discuss the garden structure and its importance in creating a garden for all four seasons. Please dress for weather. No need to register, just come to the Garden Shop

    “Lilies and the Lorax Lily Show” @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    March 13-April 5  Regular Admission cost and Regular Garden hours
    Step inside our Conservatory this spring and see a botanical wonderland of tropical plants, spring plants and, of course, lilies! See hundreds of beautiful flowers contrasted with lush tropical foliage and experience the wonderful world of the Lorax, this year’s theme. Yes, truffula trees will be added to our collection! The Lily Show is a community tradition and a wonderful way to greet spring with family and friends.

    Listen to the Lorax!
    Saturday, 3/28 • 1 pm • $8/members, $10/non-members
    Register by 3/23
    Enjoy a reading of the Dr. Seuss classic The Lorax and create a truffula tree to take home. Register by calling 681-3506.

    Remarkable Reptiles – Peoria Zoo @ Peoria Zoo
    Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm