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Edgebrook Farmers Market @ Edgebrook 

Edgebrook Shops 1639 N Alpine Rd, Rockford

Get some of the freshest produce from our local farmers. Face masks must be worn, only one shopper per household.

Free

Parent-Tot Jump at GAR South

Gymnastics Academy of Rockford South 1949 S. Bell School Rd., Cherry Valley

Kids under 6 years old can jump with their parents every Wednesday. Cost: $6 per kid, parents are free

$6

Off the Beaten Path Homeschool Program

Severson Dells Nature Center 8786 Montague Rd, Rockford

Homeschoolers can learn about nature topics. Morning sessions for 6-9 year olds and afternoon sessions for 10-13 year olds. Classes are limited to 14 students. Cost: $10 per session for Continue Reading

$10 – $15

Full Moon Hike

Severson Dells Nature Center 8786 Montague Rd, Rockford

Taking a stroll outdoors with nothing to light your way except moonbeams is a beautiful experience, with no two walks the same. Sometimes we listen to the owls, sometimes we Continue Reading

$3 – $5

Welty Full Moon Hike

Welty Environmental Center 1201 Big Hill Ct, Beloit

Listen to a story about Native American history then take a short 1-2 mile guided hike by moonlight. Register here. Cost: $10 members / $12 non-members

$10 – $12

Welty’s Wild Ones

Beloit Public Library 605 Eclipse Blvd, Beloit

Kids ages 3-6 can join staff from Welty Environmental Center to explore the natural world out of the Beloit Public Library including Riverside Park. Register here.

Free

Family Garden Hike

Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens 1354 N 2nd Street, Rockford

Take a guided walk through Sinnissippi Gardens to learn about the plants and animals that live there. Masks are required. Register in advance here.

Free

DIY Family Camping

Angelic Organics Learning Center 1545 Rockton Rd., Rockton

Spend the evening outside and camp under the stars. Bring your own tent and gear. You’ll have access to a composting toilets, potable water, a picnic table, and fire pit. Continue Reading

$50

Janesville Farmers Market

Downtown Janesville 100 N Main St., Janesville

Shop for fresh local produce and products.

Free