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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Bats! Bats!! Bats!!!

Dates: Now - Aug. 10, 2017
Times: 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Category: Education/History
Location: Hammel Woods - Route 59 Access, 554 Brookforest Av, Shorewood, IL 60404
Phone: (815) 722-9470
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Enjoy an evening outdoors learning all about bats! Drop by and visit several information and activity stations. Bust bat myths. Be creative and build bat bling at the craft table. Befriend a bat during a presentation with live bats. It's going to be a "bat-tastic" time. Activities will take place on natural surfaces across uneven terrain. For ages 5 or older.

What's Nearby:
Motel 6 North
Louis Joliet Mall
Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Rialto Square Theatre
Embers Tap House
Pilcher Park Nature Center

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