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Rock the Solar System

Town + Country Space Downtown Janesville 14 S. River St., Janesville

View the public art solar system installation that spans the length of an entire city block.

Free

Butterfly Exhibit

Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens 1354 N 2nd Street, Rockford

Visit the butterflies at Nicholas Conservatory. More information here. Cost: $7 per resident / $9 non-resident (adults) $5 per resident / $7 per non-resident (ages 5-17) $3 per resident / Continue Reading

$3 – $7

Spring Migrants Homeschool Program

Severson Dells Nature Center 8786 Montague Rd, Rockford

Kids ages 6 - 9 can learn about which birds migrate to our area and use binoculars to try to spot them. This class is also held at 1 pm Continue Reading

$10 – $15

Spring Migrants Homeschool Program

Severson Dells Nature Center 8786 Montague Rd, Rockford

Kids ages 6 - 9 can learn about which birds migrate to our area and use binoculars to try to spot them. This class is also held at 1 pm Continue Reading

$10 – $15

Family Garden Hike

Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens 1354 N 2nd Street, Rockford

Enjoy a walk outdoors and learn more about the plants and animals in the gardens. Sign up here.

Free

Welty’s Wild Ones

Beloit Public Library 605 Eclipse Blvd, Beloit

Kids ages 3-6 can learn about the natural world and explore outside, weather permitting. Sign up here.

Free

Flix on the Farm: Flicka

Lockwood Park 5201 Safford Rd, Rockford

Watch the movie Flicka from the comfort of your car. Concessions and restrooms are available. Get tickets here. Cost: $12 per car

$12

Beloit Winter Farmers’ Market

Downtown Beloit Association 557 E. Grand Ave., Beloit

Shop for fresh local produce, baked goods, and more indoors.

Free

Free Oak Sapling Giveaway

Nature At the Confluence 306 Dickop St, South Beloit

Take home an oak to plant in celebration of Earth Day.

Free

STEM Saturdays

STEM for Kids Stateline 9461 N. 2nd St., Roscoe

Try a STEM activity and learn new skills. There are different themes and activities each week. Check the website for more information and register here.

$35