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By the light of the Moon - Night Hikes


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Learn the legends of the moon on these monthly night hikes. Traditional cultures have names for each month’s full moon, signifying important natural events of the season. Listen to the stories and learn a little astronomy by the light of the full moon. We’ll enjoy a night hike even if skies are cloudy!

“Strawberry Moon”
Wednesday, June 27, 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Camp Tomo Chi-Chi Knolls
40W095 Freeman Rd., Gilberts

“Buck Moon”
Friday, July 27, 8:15 - 9:15 p.m.
Creek Bend Nature Center
LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve
37W700 Dean St., St. Charles

“Sturgeon Moon”
Sunday, August 26, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve
41W600 Hughes Rd., Elburn