Earth and Sky Friends (Ages 3 to 8+)

Paper Cranes

Watch four short films with your children ages three to eight. Topics range from wildlife to seasons to magical cranes. Featured films include "The Wishing Cranes" (2017, 3 min), “Starlight” (2018, 5 min), "Autumn" (2016, 3 min), “Great Big Story” (2017, 1 min), and "The Short Story of a Fox and a Mouse" (2016, 6 min).

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Saturday, March 9, 9:15 to 10 a.m. [W Suburbs]
Thatcher Woods Pavilion, 8030 Chicago Ave., River Forest

Afterwards, author Jennifer Maiotti will read from her book, "African Unicorn” (another name for the endangered Okapi). And we will be in dialogue with -- and enjoy related activities and action opportunities -- through Wild Ones West Cook, Forest Preserve District Cook County, and Little Bits Workshop. Author Jennifer Maiotti will also be selling signed copies of her book. Popcorn provided by Merrill Lynch/The Reilly Group. Facilitator: Wendy Negron, Early Childhood Educator.

Doors open 15 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue. Refreshments available.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.