Calendar of Events
Middle Fork River Forest Preserve
3485 County Road 2700 E.
Penfield, Illinois 61862
North Waterfowl Management Area, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve, 7:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Join the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society for an evening with the stars in one of the darkest locations in the county. We’ll meet at the North Waterfowl Management Area located just outside of the main Middle Fork River Forest Preserve. There will be a brief sky talk shortly after 7:30 followed by observation. CUAS volunteers will have telescopes set up for participants to look through to view the stars, planets, and more! Weather permitting, the program will go until midnight, but you may leave when you wish. No cloud date. Call (217) 351-2567 for weather updates. FREE. All ages. Register by September 23 at ccfpd.org to receive updates. Current public health guidelines will be followed; programs may be altered or cancelled due to weather or COVID-19 related concerns. For more info: (217) 896-2455, ccfpd.org, or email@example.com.