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Take A Child Outside Week Sept. 21-29

Date Sep 20, 2013
Location Various locations
Sponsor The Office of Recreation & Park Resources, Landscape and Human Health Laboratory, Spurlock Museum
Contact Pam Leiter
Event type Other
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Take a Child Outside Week is September 21-29, and several local events are planned in observance of the week, which is set aside to celebrate the importance spending time in nature for children's development, learning, and well-being. Visit for more information and to register for the main events, which include:

  • Mother Nature's Child Documentary Screening: 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22, Spurlock Museum, free event; No registration required;
  • Community Forum: 1-5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, U of I Activities and Recreation Center $10 per person (preregister by Sept. 24), $15 at the door, space is limited;
  • Keynote with Richard Louv: 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, Alice Campbell Alumni Center, $10 per person (preregister by Sept. 24); $15 at the door, space is limited.


Events are for all ages. For a complete listing of events, go to

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