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Oak Lawn's Earth Day Celebration Promises Good 'Green' Fun

Activities planned for all ages at Wolfe Wildlife Refuge this Saturday, April 26.

Memories of Oak Lawn Earth Days past: This happy man won a rain barrel in 2011.
Memories of Oak Lawn Earth Days past: This happy man won a rain barrel in 2011.

The Oak Lawn Park District and Village of Oak Lawn are planning all sorts of green fun at the annual Earth Day celebration at the Wolfe Wildlife Refuge located at 109th Street and Lawler Avenue. The environmental bash kicks off Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (See the Earth Day flier.)

Earth Day is a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the earth's natural environment. Admission is FREE.

Activities for all ages are planned, including Jim Nesci’s Cold Blooded Creatures, kids' crafts and activities, plant giveaways, free raffles, tree planting demo, active transportation bike club, work composting demo, rain barrel demo, energy conservation at home, plants, doggie vendor, giveaways, raffles and more.

New this year is a tree climbing demonstration. Also, there will be a prescription medication take-back collection.

For more information, please contact Dolly Foster at 708-857-2225.


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