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A Celebration of Wildflower and Art

Dates: Now - May 9, 2015
Times: 12 - 4 p.m.
Category: Outdoors
Location: Coral Woods Conservation Area, 7400 Somerset, Marengo, IL 60152
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Spring is a time of great natural beauty. This is especially evident throughout the woodlands of Coral Woods. Join us for an afternoon of outdoor exploration and artistic activities centered around the spring wildflowers of Coral Woods. Hike the woodlands and witness local plein air artists (a French expression referring to painting in the open air) along the trails capturing the fleeting beauty of the native spring wildflowers. Previously completed artwork will be for sale throughout the day. Works completed that day will be for sale on site between 3 and 4 pm. Childrens Activities: "Woodland Art Studio" along the trail where kids will receive basic art instruction and make their own 'petite plein air' wildflower art. "Plant your own wildflower seed to bring home. "Enjoy the Wildflower Reading Corner. "Dissect-A-Flower at the Science Station. Ongoing Activities: "Guided Wildflower Hikes: (over uneven, hilly terrain) "Landscaping with Native Plants. "Food, Live Music, and More! Visit our website at www.mccdistrict.org for more information and hike times.

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