Where Feathers Meet the Flash – Photo Contest

McKinley Woods - Kerry Sheridan Grove 25055 Walnut Lane, Channahon, IL, United States

This ongoing program runs from Wednesday, May 1, to Friday, May 31. Preserve hours are 8 a.m. to sunset. Take part in the inaugural Four Rivers bird photography competition! Submit your picture of a migratory bird at McKinley Woods for a chance to win a gift certificate

Migration Celebration at Four Rivers

Four Rivers Environmental Education Center 25055 S Walnut Ln., Channahon, IL, United States

This ongoing program runs from Wednesday, May 1, to Friday, May 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Enjoy this monthlong celebration of our migratory birds! Festivities will include ongoing crafts, family-friendly activities and hands-on exploration of

Cicada Symphony

Four Rivers Environmental Education Center 25055 S Walnut Ln., Channahon, IL, United States

This ongoing program runs from Thursday, May 23, to Friday, June 7. Preserve hours are 8 a.m. to sunset. Travel along Four Rivers’ Woodland Loop Trail and discover the remarkably unique life cycle of the periodical cicada. “Cicada Symphony,” written by Sue Fleiss, is rhythmic, engaging and

Turtles of Will County

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Road, Romeoville, IL, United States

In shell-ebration of World Turtle Day on May 23, an interpretive naturalist will give an informative presentation on the different turtle species that can be found in Will County, followed by a feeding of our resident Blanding’s turtles. No registration required. Free. All ages welcome Isle a

Discovery Isle: Cicadas

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Road, Romeoville, IL, United States

They’ve been waiting under your feet for 17 years, and now they are emerging! Come out to Isle a la Cache and dig into all things cicadas. This is a drop-in program; come any time between 1 and 3 p.m. No registration required. Free. All ages welcome.