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Posted on: November 15, 2007

[ARCHIVED] What's in a Tree? Grand Opening

The City of Elgin’s Hawthorne Hill Nature Center, 28 Brookside Drive will host a grand opening celebration for the “What’s in a Tree?” exhibit on Sunday, December 9, 2008 1-4 pm.

Constructed by John Jablonski using donated materials from the ReStore, the tree is an educational resource for visitors of all ages to learn about local trees, tree uses and more.

Enjoy a special reading of The Giving Tree at 2 p.m. and a host of hands-on learning activities with Deb Perryman’s environmental science class from Elgin High School. Bring the whole family to this free event.

If you have any questions or are interested in more information, please contact Deb Barr at 847-531-7009.

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