Mon, July 15 at 8am – 

Due to the excessive rain:

  • Sunset Woods Park and Sunset Valley Golf Club are closed.
  • Portions of the paths at The Preserve of Highland Park and Larry Fink Park are flooded.
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Photography and Poetry with Laura Joyce-Hubbard
Date & Time
Sat, Oct 28 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Heller Nature Center 2821 Ridge Road Highland Park, Illinois 60035 Google Maps 

This workshop is the first in a series with Highland Park’s inaugural Poet Laureate on the grounds of the beautiful Heller Nature Center. We will briefly stroll the trails for inspiration, capture photos on our phones or cameras, and then return to the Prairie Room to read and write poems. We’ll learn how to incorporate our natural world into poetic lines and how to use photography as a muse.

No experience in poetry or photography is necessary. If you have a printed photo of a natural setting that you would like to work with, feel free to bring photographic prints with you. If not, we’ll glean ideas from the grounds of Heller. Rain or shine, join us to write new lines.

Bring: pencils, small notebook, raincoat, something to take photos with (phone or camera), and photographic print (optional).

All ages welcome; children under age 12 must be accompanied by adult. Registration is limited to 25.  

October 28, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

2821 Ridge Road
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States
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