Calendar

There’s many ways to learn, explore, experience nature and have fun at the Confluence Learning Center!

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Fall Family Nature Fun @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fall Family Nature Fun @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
10:00 am
It’s Turkey Time! Let’s kick up some leaves and kick up some fun at our Fall Family Nature Fun program “Turkey Time”.  Kids and families will enjoy story time, then can choose from a variety[...]
Essential Oils 101 Class – Free program! @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Essential Oils 101 Class - Free program! @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
2:00 pm
Essential oils and plant medicine have been used for centuries to support the health and well-being of families and entire communities. Recently essential oils have regained popularity as people search for natural and safe remedies[...]
Now We’re Cooking! Dutch Oven Cooking Class @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Nov 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Now We're Cooking! Dutch Oven Cooking Class @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
Our first program filled up, so we’ve opened up another class! Please register below to secure your spot! Dutch Oven Cooking is a unique and fun way to prepare delicious meals and desserts for your[...]
Dec 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Candy Cane Hunt with Welty Environmental @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
3:30 pm
Grab a bag to search for candy canes that have been scattered throughout Nature at the Confluence. Additional activities include candy cane craft, hot chocolate by a fire and games. This fun program is offered[...]
Winter Solstice Gathering and Luminary Walk @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Winter Solstice Gathering and Luminary Walk @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
6:00 pm
The Winter solstice marks the longest night and shortest day of the year. On this darkest of nights, we invite you enjoy the warmth of the community fire, stroll the candle lit pathways, make s’mores[...]
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
CANCELLED: Nature Kids Winter Adventures In The 100 Acre Woods @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
10:00 am
Sorry folks, we have to cancel due to road conditions and conditions in our parking lot. But, get out and enjoy the beautiful snow today! Have an adventure in your neck of the woods! Help[...]
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CANCELLED! Winter Walkabout - part of Beloit Winterfest @ Nature At The Confluence Campus | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
1:00 pm
CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME COLD – The City of Beloit has cancelled all outdoor events associated with Beloit Winterfest due to the extreme cold anticipated over the weekend, including this event. Come explore the Confluence[...]
Coyote – The Misunderstood Trickster @ Nature at the Confluence
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Coyote - The Misunderstood Trickster @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
6:30 pm
Cunning, social, resilient, opportunistic, faithful, adaptive, shy, successful, hated, inspirational… Coyotes have to be one of the most misunderstood species in Illinois and the U.S. They conjure up mixed feelings of fear, anger, and for[...]
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Search for Ke-Chunk Village At The Confluence with Dr. Bill Green @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
1:00 pm
The Search for Ke-Chunk Village At The Confluence  At the confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River there once was a very large Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) settlement called Ke-Chunk (Kečąk) or Turtle Village. The Ho-Chunk[...]
Mar 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Let's Find Signs of Spring! Program with Welty Environmental @ Nature at the Confluence | South Beloit | Illinois | United States
3:30 pm
Celebrate the Spring Equinox–the 1st day of Spring is March 20th.  Come hike around Nature at the Confluence looking for signs that winter is over. A take home spring craft will also be included. All[...]