Finally, a little bit of sun, warmth and green (ok, brown) grass peeking out from under the snow. It’s time to turn the thoughts of winter to the hope of spring. With more activities “springing” up all around us, it’s an exciting and energizing time. The list below are some great ideas to help you enjoy the days ahead.
• PREPPING YOUR GARDEN FOR NATIVE LANDSCAPING – It’s time to start thinking about getting your soil and gardens ready for first plantings. The DuPage Forest Preserve is hosting “Native Landscaping: Prepping Your Garden” March 3 from 7-8:30pm. Cost is $5. Register at: https://www.dupageforest.org
• HERE COMES PETER COTTONTAIL! – It’s time to register for Pictures with the Bunny at KLM Park in Hinsdale. Saturday, March 27 & Sunday, March 28 from 9am-1pm. Pictures with the bunny are free, but registration and social distancing are required. Visit https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/departments/parks_and_recreation/pictures_with_the_bunny.php for more information and to register.
• ST. PATRICK’S DAY FUN – With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, it’s not too early to sign up for some St. Patty’s Day fun. The Hinsdale Library is giving away a pre-packaged St. Patrick’s Day celebration kits complete with an age appropriate craft, sweet treats, coloring sheets, a word search, and a special prize printed on their 3D printer! You can pick up kits starting March 10. Limit 30. For more information and to register, visit: https://hinsdalelibrary.info/events/