CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Shawnee National Forest's ArborWild, an annual outdoor event, will take place Tuesday, June 6.
It's a chance for kids to explore and learn about nature, all under the guidance of a forest ranger.
The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Carbondale's Evergreen Park.
For more than a decade, people have enjoyed this event, which includes educational programs, live animals, storytelling and other fun activities.
The event is free to all ages.
Kick off the summer with ranger-led activities that will be on-going throughout the morning.
All ages are invited to attend, but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Groups of 10 or more must pre-register by calling (618) 833-8576 (ext. 104) by June 2nd.
The event will be held rain or shine, however in the event of severe weather it will be cancelled.