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Bird Walk: Fall Migration

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

Take a walk in the Garden and learn to identify birds in their sometimes-confusing fall plumage. Earlier bird walks will highlight warblers, vireos, and flycatchers, while later ones will feature ducks, sparrows, and hawks. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them.

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$19

Love By Design

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Imagine your marriage or relationship transformed into a more passionate bond. Explore sound principles and techniques using the Gottman Method to increase and sustain your loving connection. In a safe and supportive environment, use guided imagery and other self-soothing techniques to lower heightened physiology during both perpetual and solvable...

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$375

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Stress Reduction Techniques and Practice

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Chicago 1000 Lake Cook Road Glencoe, Chicago, Illinois 60022

New! More than 76 percent of Americans indicate they experience mild to severe stress. Apply techniques used to release tension as you practice mindful breathing and enjoy a guided relaxation session. Class includes diffusing essential oils and tips for use at home.  Please bring a yoga mat or towel. Chairs are available if you prefer to...

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$30

A Walk in the Wildflowers

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Chicago Long Grove Exact Meeting Point TBD, Chicago, Illinois 60047

Learn about native wildflowers while enjoying the beauty of Reed-Turner Woodland in Long Grove. The diverse habitat of this Illinois state nature preserve presents an opportunity to see a wide variety of spring blooms as we hike the trails through an oak woodland, ravine corridor, and sedge meadow. Please dress for the weather, and bring a camera and...

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$29

Plant ID Skills

at The Resiliency Institute - Naperville 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd, Naperville, Illinois 60565

Learn plant id skills and basic botanical terminology to key out a plant or tree using field guides and have the language to describe what you're observing. Plant specimens will be available to practice your new skills under the guidance of an experienced instructor. A variety of field guide books will be available, but please bring your own. Bring...

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$25

Introduction to Bird-Watching

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

If you want to become a birder, join this class to learn the basics. In the Thursday session, you will learn about binoculars, how to use a field guide, and the field marks used to identify common birds of the Chicago area. During the Saturday bird walk, participants will try out their newly acquired skills. Please dress for the weather, and bring...

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$79

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Winter Bird Walk

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

Join bird expert Alan Anderson to explore the Garden in its winter glory. Discover our winter bird residents and the early migrants of spring. Each walk is approximately one to two hours long. Dress for the weather, and bring binoculars and a field guide, if you have one.

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$19

White Water Rafting

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Experience the thrill of a lifetime as you and your friends raft Illinois’ finest whitewater river. After a short ride from Chicago, you will join our rafting guides for a trip down the River. Laugh, shout, and have the time of your life as you take this natural thrill ride between the high cliffs and the S-turn, and conclude with the excitement...

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$69

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Recognizing Sedges in the Field

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Category: Nature Studies Many of the grass-like plants you encounter in native habitats in the Chicago region and elsewhere are not actually grasses. Although similar looking, they are members of an entirely different family of plants. In this course you will study Carex, the largest and most diverse genus of the sedge family. Learn about the taxonomy,...

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$79

Shamanic Practices: Shamanic Journeying

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Shamanic journeying is a powerful way to tap into your inner wisdom, strengthen your connection to the Divine, and expand your awareness of spiritual realms. Visit the spirit realms and enter into a relationship with compassionate, enlightened beings. Broaden and deepen your perspective. Open your heart as you become more connected to Spirit and Light. ...

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$30

Shamanic Practices: Receiving Guidance from Spirit

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Shamanic Practices for Personal Empowerment: Receiving Guidance from Spirit Guides Receive guidance, protection, and enlightenment from the heavenly realm by connecting with Beings of Light. Using shamanic journeying, meet archangels, spirit guides, ascended masters from religious traditions, gods and goddesses, ancestral guides, and other Light Beings....

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$30

Good News with Barret and Charlie

at The Witness Energy Healing - Glenview 1930 Glenview Rd Multipurpose Rm, Glenview, Illinois 60025

Barret Hedeen and Charlie Roberts are students as well as teachers of A Course in Miracles and its thought system of love. They’ll be teaching and guiding this event with an abundance of light-heartedness and laughter, so helpful in dispelling the ego’s fears and misconceptions. There will be plenty of opportunities for questions...

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$20

Intro to Meditation

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

With increasing interest in meditation, many people use new methods to acquire meditation skills. Phone apps, videos on YouTube, CDs, and podcasts are supportive. However, the time-honored method is to study with a teacher, in person. Gain the tools needed to start a meditation practice. Explore the value of a personal meditation practice to add contentment,...

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$50

Plant Nite: Succulent Terrarium in Hanging Glass Globe

at Yaymaker - Lincoln Park 2158 N Halsted St #1, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Cultivate your creativity, naturally. Our gifted growers will guide you step-by-step as you make a mini Zen garden, succulent arrangement, or tiny terrarium. Dig in for two lively hours of planting, creating, and laughing with the group. Yaymaker events give you everything you need to get up, get out, and get making! Instruction is provided by an...

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$46.02

Pruning 101

at The Resiliency Institute - Naperville 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd, Naperville, Illinois 60565

Learn the do's and don'ts of pruning fruiting trees and shrubs in this hands-on intro to pruning class. Find out why to prune, when to prune, and how to prune a variety of trees and shrubs and what tools to use. Join Dennis Corbin, retired landscape contractor and primary caretaker for our community Growing Food Security Projects, as he guides you...

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$25
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