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Little Wonders: 'Exciting Evergreens' at Sugar Grove Nature Center

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[December 12, 2012]  McLEAN -- Sugar Grove Nature Center has announced a Little Wonders session called "Exciting Evergreens," offered Dec. 19. Youngsters can attend from 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Little Wonders is a program designed to introduce 3- to 5-year-olds to the world around them. A naturalist will read a nature story while incorporating hands-on discovery. This sessionís topic covers evergreens.

Guests are invited to come and learn about the trees that stay green all year long and see pine cones of all shapes and sizes. In addition, the children will get to make a craft and have a snack. Registration and adult chaperone are required.

The fee is $5 for child members of the nature center and $8 for child nonmembers.

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For more information or to register, phone 309-874-2174 or email Note: The activities will include eating pine nuts, so let the nature center know of any nut allergies.

Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington-Normal. For a map and directions to the nature center, membership and program information, visit

[Text from file received from Sugar Grove Nature Center]

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