Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens | Palos Heights, Ill.


7402 Lake Katherine Drive
Palos Heights, Ill. 60463
(708) 361-1873
Date: February 7, 2015
Time: Noon-4 p.m.
Cost: $5, free kids 3 and under

Attractions include animals from the Big Run Wolf Ranch and Little Red Schoolhouse and a special appearance from Waddles the Penguin. The festival will also include hayrides, children’s crafts, face-painting and snowshoeing. Throughout the afternoon Lake Katherine will host educational displays including an ice rescue demo on the lake, winter survival tips, advice on pruning in winter and how to attract birds to your backyard and monitor their visits. There will also be stories by the lake and a reading from The Secret Drawer by Nancy Gee read by Raye Ann Saunoris who illustrated the book.


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