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Pets

Local pet events: Feb. 4 through Feb. 10

Learn all about beekeeping during a six-week course being offered by the Forest Preserve District of Will County from Feb. 19 to March 26 at Plum Creek Nature Center. The deadline to sign up for the program is Feb. 8.
Learn all about beekeeping during a six-week course being offered by the Forest Preserve District of Will County from Feb. 19 to March 26 at Plum Creek Nature Center. The deadline to sign up for the program is Feb. 8.

Feb. 4

• Volunteer orientation – 5:30 to 7 p.m., Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, 2303 Oak Leaf St., Joliet. Come dressed to volunteer for a short training. Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. RSVP at 779-206-2132. For information, visit www.hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.

Feb. 6

• Cat adoption – 1 to 3 p.m.; also 5 to 7 p.m., Bolingbrook PetSmart on Weber Road. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 for information or an appointment. All Humane Haven cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, FeLV/FIV tested and have their distemper and rabies shots.

Feb. 7

•“Bird Talk and Viewing for Adults" registration deadline – Event is 9 to 11 a.m., Feb. 9, Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Four Rivers Environmental Education Center, Channahon. Learn about bird migration and the birds that visit the Des Plaines River in the winter. Bring your own binoculars, cameras and scopes. 18 and up. Free. Register by at ReconnectWithNature.org or call 815-722-9470.

• “Owl Prowl” registration deadline – Event is 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Plum Creek Nature Center, Crete Township. Ages 16 and up. Register at ReconnectWithNature.org or call 708-946-2216.

Feb. 8

• “Bee a Beekeeper: Introduction to Successful Beekeeping” registration deadline – Six-week course will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays, Feb. 19 to March 26, Plum Creek Nature Center, Beecher. Ages 18 and older. $50. To register, visit ReconnectWithNature.org or by call 708-946-2216.

Feb. 9

• “Morning Bird Hike – 8 to 10 a.m. Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Hickory Creek Preserve – LaPorte Road Access. 1.5- to 2-mile hike. Bring binoculars and bird field guide. 16 and up. Free. Visit ReconnectWithNature.org.

• NAWS Meowentine’s Adoption Event – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., NAWS Humane Society of Illinois, 9981 W 190th St Ste A, Mokena. For informaiton, visit nawsus.org.

• Paws Up 4 Rescue Pet Adoption Event – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pet Supplies Plus, 
13501 S. Route 59, Plainfield. For information, call 708-990-1441 or visit www.pawsup4rescue.org.


 

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