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Children enjoy Saturday program series at Lowell Park

Published: Monday, April 28, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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Sarah Messer, 7, checks out her artwork as it is revealed by art teacher, Jim Duis. Duis and naturalist Greg Hunter are hosting a series of Saturday programs at the Ruth Edwards Nature Center in Lowell Park. Participants on Saturday learned about print making and leaf identification.
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Blaine Eberhardt, 5, of Dixon looks around while tracing a leaf pattern Saturday afternoon onto a piece of styrofoam. The foam was used to print a picture.
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Jameson (left), 4, and Skylar Beaugrand-Eberhardt, 3, watch as art teacher Jim Duis spreads ink onto a pad to begin their printmaking. The group met at the nature center in Lowell Park on Saturday to learn about art and leaf identification. The center holds programs every Saturday that are open to everyone.
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Heidi Beaugrand-Eberhardt helps daughter Skylar, 3, choose a leaf pattern in the nature center at Lowell Park.

Jim Duis and naturalist Greg Hunter are hosting a series of Saturday programs at the Ruth Edwards Nature Center in Lowell Park. Participants on Saturday learned about print making and leaf identification. This upcoming Saturday, the park district will host a bluebird hike. Participants are to meet at the nature center at 4. There will be a cost of $5.

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