Public Events at FPNC
Drop-In/Ongoing Programs at Forest Park Nature Center
Unless otherwise indicated, donations are requested for all walks and programs. CORE members often receive a discount for programs with a fee. Thank you for your support!
Yoga with Jean Sloan
Every Monday • 5:30-6:45 pm • Ages 8+
Fee: 4 classes for $36, 8 classes for $64 or $10 drop in
Experience the benefits of yoga in the tranquil setting of Forest Park Nature Center. This beginning class will combine gentle postures, breathing practices and relaxation with an emphasis on self-acceptance and discovery. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or large towel, and refrain from eating a large meal prior to class. Some mats are available for use at the Nature Center. For more information contact Jean at 678-8099. Age: 8+ Fee: $10 drop-in fee; packages also available.
Old Time Folk and Country Jam
2nd and 4th Sunday of each month
3:30-5:00 pm • All ages
Dust off that guitar, fiddle, banjo or other acoustic instrument and bring it down to the Nature Center for a jam session. Meet other musicians and learn some new songs. Music lovers of all ages are encouraged to come, listen and enjoy.
NO NEED TO PRE-REGISTER – JUST DROP IN
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River Spirit Flute Circle 1:00 pm
River Spirit Flute Circle @ Forest Park Nature Center
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sa: 3/21, 4/11, 5/9, 6/6, 7/18, 8/1 and 9/5, 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 … Continued
11th Annual Earth Day Festival 11:00 am
11th Annual Earth Day Festival @ Forest Park Nature Center
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sa: 4/18 • 11 am-4 pm Celebrate Mother Nature! Here’s your opportunity to “think globally, act locally.” Peruse the numerous booths, locate local resources, and learn what you can do to make a difference. Enjoy live music, great local food, … Continued
Clean the Hill! 9:00 am
Clean the Hill! @ Forest Park Nature Center
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us in cleaning up one of the most neglected areas at Forest Park Nature Center, Forest Park Drive. To make the cleanup as safe as possible, the Village of Peoria Heights will be closing the hill from traffic. Work … Continued
Wildflower Walk 10:00 am
Wildflower Walk @ Forest Park Nature Center
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nothing is better than starting the day with a warm cup of coffee or tea and breathing some fresh spring air! Participants will love seeing the beauty of spring revealed and the chance to get to know some other nature-lovers … Continued