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“Adventures With Audubon” Program with Brian “Fox” Ellis

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Come gather 'round as Brian “Fox” Ellis, portraying John Audubon the artist,  weaves stories of his travels in the wildest places on the planet. Listen to tales of his adventures as he accomplishes something no one had ever done before: drawing every bird in North America. Fox is a storyteller and educator who brings the […]

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Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Ever wonder what goes on at night in nature? Join us as we explore the nighttime sights, smells, and sounds on this guided hike at Nature At The Confluence. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the […]

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Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and a granola bar! Free and […]

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Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and a granola bar! Free and […]

Starry, Starry Nights | Free Night Hikes & Community Fire

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Ever wonder what goes on at night in nature? Join us as we explore the nighttime sights, smells, and sounds on this guided hike at Nature At The Confluence. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the […]

Amazing Raptors! The Great Horned Owl & Red-Tailed Hawk With Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Get Up Close & Personal with Amazing Raptors!   Raptors are fierce hunters that use stealth to surprise all kinds of prey. Come find out about these amazing birds when you meet Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab & Education's Red-Tailed Hawk & Great Horned Owl ambassadors in this fun interactive family program! You'll also learn about the […]

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Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and a granola bar! Free and […]

Jack & The Beanstalk | Free! Confluence Kids Summer Soaring Program

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Fee Fi Fo Fum! Come to the nature center so have some fun! Jack & The Beanstalk will be our theme for this free program for kids ages 4-8. Story time, a tasting activity and a Bean themed Make & Take activity are part of the fun.   The registration fee of $5 per child has […]

$5.00
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Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and a granola bar! Free and […]

Recurring

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and a granola bar! Free and […]

Discover Raptors! Red-Tailed Hawk & Great Horned Owl With Hoo Haven

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Get Up Close & Personal with Amazing Raptors!   Raptors are fierce hunters that use stealth to surprise all kinds of prey. Come find out about these amazing birds when you meet Hoo Haven's Red-Tailed Hawk & Great Horned Owl ambassadors in this fun interactive family program! You'll also learn about the fascinating work this rehabilitator […]

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“This Land Is Your Land” Folk Songs of Woodie Guthrie featuring Bucky Halker | Time Traveler Series

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Illinois Folk Singer Bucky Halker will  have you spellbound as he musically weaves the story of the people who labored and lived at the confluence land...from the men who rode the rails and lived in encampments during the depression era, to the Irish workers who toiled to build the railroads, and the men who labored […]

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Owl Prowl | Free! Confluence Kids Summer Soaring Program

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

We're going on an owl prowl! Join us when we focus on Owls for our theme for this free program for kids ages 4-8. Learn all about owls with our owl-themed story time and fun activities. The cost of this program is $5 per child, but this program is made available for free to the […]

$5.00

Cameras At The Confluence – Free!

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us for an evening at the confluence sharing and learning about the art of photography. The night will be led by experienced photographers willing to teach all ages and skill levels. You can come with anything from a camera to a cell phone, whatever you have!  We'll get the evening started with a fire […]

Free
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Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and a granola bar! Free and […]

Recurring

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and a granola bar! Free and […]

Starry, Starry Night “Owl Prowl” | Free Guided Hike & Community Fire

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Let's Go On An Owl Prowl! Owl and Birding Expert Megan Pease will lead us on our twilight Owl Prowl guided hike at Nature At The Confluence. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the night. This […]

Discover The Women Of The Confluence | Time Traveler Series Program

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

We reveal, for the first time, the lives of the women who lived at the confluence of the Rock River and Turtle Creek from 1800-1880. From the Ho-Chunk women who made their homes here until they were forced to leave, to the Native wives of French fur traders, and the settlers who arrived by wagon […]

Free

Cameras At The Confluence – Free!

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us for an evening at the confluence sharing and learning about the art of photography. The night will be led by experienced photographers willing to teach all ages and skill levels. You can come with anything from a camera to a cell phone, whatever you have!  We'll get the evening started with a fire […]

Free
Recurring

Wednesday Walkabout – held weekly

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Hit our trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 10am-12pm. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Get fit, have fun! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on a leash). Stop in the Learning Center afterwards for free water and a granola bar! Free and […]