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    Special Skate 1/2/15 11:00 am
    Special Skate 1/2/15 @ Owens Center
    Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
    Special holiday Public Skate hours. Regular admission applies.
    Special Skate 1/2/15 evening 7:30 pm
    Special Skate 1/2/15 evening @ Owens Center
    Jan 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
    Special holiday Public Skate hours. Regular admission applies.
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    Winter Wonder Walk 9:30 am
    Winter Wonder Walk @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jan 3 @ 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!
    Special Skate 1/3/15 6:45 pm
    Special Skate 1/3/15 @ Owens Center
    Jan 3 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
    Special holiday Public Skate hours. Regular admission applies.
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    Special Skate 1/4/15 3:00 pm
    Special Skate 1/4/15 @ Owens Center
    Jan 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm
    Special holiday Public Skate hours. Regular admission applies.
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    Owl Prowl at Forest Park 6:00 pm
    Owl Prowl at Forest Park @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jan 6 @ 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.” … Continued
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    Eagles on the Illinois River 10:00 am
    Eagles on the Illinois River @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
    Sa: 1/10 • 10 am Each year hundreds of bald eagles over-winter in the Illinois River Valley. We dedicate this day to the appreciation of these incredible birds of prey as the Peoria Audubon Society, Wildlife Prairie Park, and Forest … Continued
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    Garden Walks with an Exuberant Gardener 1:00 pm
    Garden Walks with an Exuberant G... @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Jan 11 @ 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 … Continued
    Animal Encounters 1:30 pm
    Animal Encounters @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jan 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
    1:30-2 pm • Su: 11/2 and 12/14 – Snakes Su: 11/16 and 12/28 – Turtles Su: 12/7 and 1/11 – Insects and Spiders Feel the smooth scales of a snake slide through your hand, hear the hiss of a giant … Continued
    Animal Encounters 1:30 pm
    Animal Encounters @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jan 11 @ 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 … Continued
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    River Spirit Flute Circle 1:00 pm
    River Spirit Flute Circle @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sa: 1/17, 2/28, 3/21, 4/11, 5/9 1-2 pm • All ages Listen to Native American flute music or try your hand at playing this beautiful wooden instrument. All levels are welcome and the circle is open to the public. No … Continued
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    4th Annual Reverse Science Fair 10:00 am
    4th Annual Reverse Science Fair @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    M: 1/19 • $4/child ($3/CORE member) Ages: Grade School • 10 am-2 pm Keep your kids learning on their day off from school. You bring the kids, and we will set up the experiments. This science fair will have a … Continued
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    Animal Encounters 1:30 pm
    Animal Encounters @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Jan 25 @ 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 … Continued
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    Middle School Rock and Roll Skate Party! 7:00 pm
    Middle School Rock and Roll Skat... @ Proctor Center
    Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Proctor Center is having a roller skating party and you are invited! Come listen to the latest music while roller skating and dancing around the roller skating rink.
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    Wiffleball Tournament
    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 … Continued
    Winter Wonder Walk 9:30 am
    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!