Calendar

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

Would you like to see a program here or hold a program? Please email info@natureattheconfluence.com

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Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
“Bears, Bees & Honey Tea Party”  is our theme for this special Nature Kids program. Bring your favorite bear or other stuffed animal and a blanket or beach towel along for this Tea Party where[...]
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Hop On Board! The Illinois Natural History Traveling Science Center is coming to town! Hop on board this cool mobile exhibit to explore the informative, engaging science exhibits. 10am-2pm FREE! Other events that day ►Adventures[...]
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Head down to the Confluence to help us kick off our exciting summer season! Free event for the community! ►The Illinois Natural History Traveling Science Center is coming to town! Hop on board this cool[...]
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Who Once Lived Here? |  Ke-Chunk Village At The Confluence A Program Of Our 2019 Learning Series – Kečąk: We Once Lived Here | The Ho-Chunk At Ke-Chunk Village  This program will also be offered on Sunday,[...]
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Bring the kids to find adventures in the “100 Acre Woods” at Nature At the Confluence! Each week features a fun, new theme inspired by Winnie-The-Pooh stories.  Held each Tuesday, 10am-11:00am June 18 through July 23.[...]
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Community Fire and Drum & Percussion Circle Join in the fun each month on the 3rd Thursday, June-Sept, 6:30-8:00pm. Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to[...]
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Bring the kids to find adventures in the “100 Acre Woods” at Nature At the Confluence! Each week features a fun, new theme inspired by Winnie-The-Pooh stories.  Held each Tuesday, 10am-11:00am June 18 through July 23.[...]
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nature at the Confluence
Tuesday, June 25, 7:00 p.m., “Night Lights”, We’ll use ground fountain fireworks, sparklers, and a blazing fire in the fireplace to set up opportunities for photographer to practice and learn new techniques. Featured photographer to[...]
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
“Adventure Is A Wonderful Thing”  is our theme for this special program Featuring a Story Under the Big Tree and Pooh’s Pop Up Discovery Stops & Thinking Spots Recommended for ages 4-7. Siblings are welcome. Must be accompanied[...]
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Bring the kids to find adventures in the “100 Acre Woods” at Nature At the Confluence! Each week features a fun, new theme inspired by Winnie-The-Pooh stories.  Held each Tuesday, 10am-11:00am June 18 through July 23.[...]
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
“What’s Growing In Rabbit’s Garden?”  is our theme for this special program Featuring a Story Under the Big Tree and Pooh’s Pop Up Discovery Stops & Thinking Spots Recommended for ages 4-7. Siblings are welcome. Must be accompanied[...]
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Bring the kids to find adventures in the “100 Acre Woods” at Nature At the Confluence! Each week features a fun, new theme inspired by Winnie-The-Pooh stories.  Held each Tuesday, 10am-11:00am June 18 through July 23.[...]
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Dressed in Jingle Dress regalia, Kim Sigafus, an Ojibwa author and speaker, will share her American Indian heritage and culture through music and dance. She will explain the importance of Native ceremonies and why music[...]
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Bring the kids to find adventures in the “100 Acre Woods” at Nature At the Confluence! Each week features a fun, new theme inspired by Winnie-The-Pooh stories.  Held each Tuesday, 10am-11:00am June 18 through July 23.[...]
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Community Fire and Drum & Percussion Circle Join in the fun each month on the 3rd Thursday, June-Sept, 6:30-8:00pm. Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to[...]
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Bring the kids to find adventures in the “100 Acre Woods” at Nature At the Confluence! Each week features a fun, new theme inspired by Winnie-The-Pooh stories.  Held each Tuesday, 10am-11:00am June 18 through July 23.[...]
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Thursday, July 25, 6:30 p.m., “Zoom, Zoom!” – When to zoom, when not to zoom. Featured photographer to be announced. Cameras At The Confluence is free monthly program that features a new photography topic each month[...]
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Christopher Robin (2018) is a delightful family film that follows an adult Christopher Robin as he has lost his sense of imagination, only to be reunited with his old stuffed bear friend, Winnie-the-Pooh. A The[...]
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Who Once Lived Here? |  Ke-Chunk Village At The Confluence A Program Of Our 2019 Learning Series – Kečąk: We Once Lived Here | The Ho-Chunk At Ke-Chunk Village  This program will also be offered on Sunday,[...]
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Community Fire and Drum & Percussion Circle Join in the fun each month on the 3rd Thursday, June-Sept, 6:30-8:00pm. Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to[...]
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature at the Confluence
A Program Of Our 2019 Learning Series – Kečąk: We Once Lived Here | The Ho-Chunk At Ke-Chunk Village  Nature Kids: What Did the Ho-Chunk Grow? Saturday, August 17, 10:00 a.m. – Kids will learn about the[...]
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Tuesday, August 27, 6:30 p.m., “Light, Camera, Action!”, Sports photography, action shooting. Featured photographer to be announced. Cameras At The Confluence is free monthly program that features a new photography topic each month with special guest[...]
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Recommended for ages 7-11. Siblings are welcome. Kids will learn who has made the confluence area at Turtle Creek and the Rock River home over the last 200 years, both humans and animals. We’ll try[...]
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Who Once Lived Here? |  Ke-Chunk Village At The Confluence A Program Of Our 2019 Learning Series – Kečąk: We Once Lived Here | The Ho-Chunk At Ke-Chunk Village  This program will also be offered on Sunday,[...]
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Community Fire and Drum & Percussion Circle Join in the fun each month on the 3rd Thursday, June-Sept, 6:30-8:00pm. Whether you’re a seasoned drummer, or have never picked up a drum, you are invited to[...]
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Nature at the Confluence
Sunday, September 29, 4:00 p.m., “Capturing Color and the Golden Hour”, Get ready to capture the beautiful colors of fall! Featured photographer to be announced. Cameras At The Confluence is free monthly program that features[...]
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
A Peek Into The American Indian Way of Life: In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day Kim Sigafus, an Ojibwa author and speaker, will invite people into the world of the American Indian to discover what[...]
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nature at the Confluence
Thursday, October 17, 6:30 p.m., “How to Shoot People”, Portrait Photography. Featured photographer to be announced. Cameras At The Confluence is free monthly program that features a new photography topic each month with special guest[...]
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
A Program Of Our 2019 Learning Series – Kečąk: We Once Lived Here | The Ho-Chunk At Ke-Chunk Village  Nature Kids: Migration Through the Seasons: In Celebration of National American Indian Heritage Month, Saturday, November 2, 1:00[...]
Nov 16 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Saturday, November 16, 2:30 p.m., “Available Light” features holiday shooting. Get ready to capture the colors the season. This is the end of season social, with light refreshments, and opportunity to give feedback and give ideas[...]