Join the Autumn Adventure: Harvest Hustle Virtual 5K and More

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CRETE TOWNSHIP — With October on the horizon, the Forest Preserve District of Will County is gearing up for a month filled with nature-based activities, beginning with the Harvest Hustle Virtual 5K.

The virtual race allows participants to choose from 11 designated trails, run at their own pace, and then submit their route online. The first 100 finishers will even receive a special Harvest Hustle long-sleeved T-shirt. But the fun doesn’t stop there!

Enthusiasts can “Meet a Beekeeper” on Sundays, Oct. 1 and Nov. 5 at the Plum Creek Nature Center, where Mike Rusnak, a beekeeping veteran of 15 years, will share insights. If you’re environmentally conscious, the “Fishing for Trash” program at Hidden Lakes Trout Farm lets you clean up while earning treats.

For mystery lovers, Hidden Oaks Nature Center offers “The Case of the Missing Acorn,” an exciting clue-based adventure. Sensory Sunday, on Oct. 1, is tailored for those with sensory-processing needs at the Four Rivers Environmental Education Center.

Rounding off the diverse October schedule is a butterfly showcase featuring Doug Taron from the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum on Oct. 1 at Park Forest Village Hall. For full details and registration, visit ReconnectWithNature.org.

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