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Events


Sunday, July 23, 2017  3pm: Curious Encounters with the Natural World #1

Location: Dominy Memorial Library, 201 S 3rd St, Fairbury

from Grumpy Spiders to Hidden Tigers, presented by authors Michael R Jeffors and Susan L Post. Join Drs. Jeffords and Post in learning about summer discoveries in the natural world as they prepare for an exploration of creatures after dark in Fugate Woods! They will present their personal cabinet of curiosities to tell the stories of the pair's most unusual encounters. First in a series!

Free Event! Open to the Public! Families Welcome!

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Saturday, August 26, 2017  7-9pm: Curious Encounters with the Natural World #2

Location: Dominy Memorial Library, 201 S 3rd St, Fairbury

On Saturday, August 26th, Dr. Jeffords and Post will return to Dominy Memorial Library for a unique exploration of the insects and other creatures that call Fugate Woods their home.
“As soon as the sky is sufficiently dark, we will explore the a mysterious Fugate Woods with black-lighting and miniature spotlights to see and experience anthropod activity seldom witnessed. Everything from giant wolf spiders to munching caterpillars to charming tree frogs will likely appear in our flashing beams,” says Dr. Jeffords.

Free Event! Open to the Public! Families Welcome! Youth under 14 accompanied by an adult.

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