Apr 3 2018 - 8:00am to May 26 2018 - 12:00pm
Help with spring clean-up at Dickson Mounds on Tuesdays and Saturdays in April and May!
Apr 4 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois is called the “Prairie State” for good reason – it once held millions of acres of native prairie in which biodiversity flourished. But over time most of the native habitat gave way to a diversity of human uses.
Apr 5 2018 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Brown’s-Oakridge Zoo of Smithfield, Illinois, will present a program featuring a bear cub and wolf pup.
Apr 7 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Spring is a wonderful season for young children to explore nature! There is so much to see and learn. Join us to discover what nature can tell us in spring.
Apr 7 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
The green fun returns to the Illinois State Museum. Kick off Earth Month with engaging activities centered on reducing, reusing, and recycling.
Apr 11 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Get up close and personal with the ISM's collection of Civil War-era sabres, pistols, and rifles at this FREE program with Dr. Greg Kane, a local expert on Civil War munitions.
Apr 12 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
There is so much life and vitality in the Americana-folk journeys of Escaping Pavement, sprung entirely from an acoustic guitar, a mandolin, and two voices.
Apr 14 2018 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
The day’s event begins with keynote speaker Fr. Dominic Garramone, a monk of St. Bede Abbey in Peru, IL and the author of nine books related to bread baking.
Apr 15 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
A popular local historian and writer, Tara McClellan McAndrew, will tell us about the wayward way we became a state and how our first lawmakers in Kaskaskia started from scratch in creating state government.
Apr 18 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
From portraits to lithographs to transfer-printed China, this talk sheds light on the role of art in the lives of everyday people in a time when mass production of imagery was just coming in to its own.
Apr 21 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Milwaukee, Wisconsin ukulele and harmonica master Lil Rev returns to Hickory Ridge for an evening of great music.