August

Wednesday, August 1

Adventures in the Zoo: Animal Olympics
11 AM - 1 PM; Free!

Can you jump as high as a red kangaroo? Can you run faster than a cheetah? Join EPM Staff to learn all about the incredible skills of animals, and how humans compare. Sponsored by the Friends of Lords Park Zoo. No registration required.

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Friday, August 3

PAWS on the Porch Programs: Owls
11 AM - 12:30 PM; Free!

Preschool Awareness World Series has moved to the porch at the Lords Park Zoo! Youngsters expand their imagination through stories, crafts, and activities about natural topics. No registration required. Sponsored by Friends of the Lords Park Zoo. Youngsters are invited to come to the zoo and expand their imaginations with activities, games and songs about birds! No registration required.

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Wednesday, August 8

Adventures in the Zoo: Rocks, Fossils and Minerals
11 AM - 1 PM; Free!

Learn the ways geologists identify and sort rocks such as igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic! Learn how fossils are made and see some of the most awesome examples from the Museum’s collection. No registration required. Sponsored by Friends of the Lords Park Zoo.

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Thursday, August 16

Raptors of Stillman Nature Center
7:00 PM

Join us at the Elgin Public Museum for a chance to see the amazing birds of Stillman Nature Center. Learn all about owls, hawks and falcons and what makes them the perfect hunters before meeting them up close and personal. Fee: $7 non-members, $5 members

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Saturday, August 25

Bison Feeding in Lords Park
7-8:30 AM; Fee: $2/Adult, $1/Child, Members Free

Join us for an up close and personal look at the bison, deer and elk at the Lords Park Zoo. Meet at the Museum for a short introduction after which we head for the zoo to assist the zookeeper in feeding these magnificent creatures. Space is limited to 12 people, so please register early! Sponsored by Friends of the Lords Park Zoo.

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