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  • Jul 17
    Altamont
    A Night of Coloring Great for Children Seasonal Events Miscellaneous Events
    Adults and kids, do you enjoy coloring? Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring in nature. Bring your supplies our use ours.

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Monday, July 17, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location:
    Ballard Nature Center

    Address:
    5253 US-40

    County:
    Effingham

    Contact Information:

    618-483-6856

  • Jul 19
    Altamont
    Story & Craft Great for Children Seasonal Events Miscellaneous Events
    We will read Henry the Heron, make a heron craft, and play a game or two. Family program. Pre-register

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 1:00pm

    Location:
    Ballard Nature Center

    Address:
    5253 US-40

    County:
    Effingham

    Contact Information:

    618-483-6856

  • Jul 21
    Altamont
    Batty for Bats Great for Children Seasonal Events Miscellaneous Events
    BNC is home to several species of bats, and there are hundreds of others scattered throughout the world. They do many beneficial things. Learn about them & taste some foods they pollinate. Pre-register. All ages.

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Friday, July 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

    Location:
    Ballard Nature Center

    Address:
    5253 US-40

    County:
    Effingham

    Contact Information:

    618-483-6856

  • Jul 22
    Mattoon
    2017 Run for the Bagel 5K/10K Fairs & Festivals Recreation & Fitness Seasonal Events Miscellaneous Events
    This year’s run will feature at 5K walk/run and a 10K run.  Medals will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age/gender division for both the 5K and the 10K. Pre-race registration-$30 per person Shirts are guaranteed if registered by July 1.     

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 6:30am to 10:30am

    Location:
    Mattoon Family YMCA

    Address:
    221 N 16th St.

    County:
    Coles

    Contact Information:

    Sarah Dowell

  • Jul 22
    Mattoon
    Master Gardening with Kids Great for Children
    Children can work alongside U of I Extension Master Gardeners the fourth Saturday of every month for fun and hands-on gardening fun! Free! Registration appreciated. Children younger than six years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 11:00am

    Location:
    Douglas-Hart Nature Center

    Address:
    2204 DeWitt Avenue East

    County:
    Coles

    Contact Information:

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