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Forest Preserve Hosts, Food Truck, Father’s Day And Fishing Programs

Head to the preserves for some food truck fun this summer as “Food Truck Fridays” returns to the Forest Preserve District of Will County. Other June programs focus on Father’s Day, fishing, endangered species and kayaking. Online registration is available on the Event Calendar at ReconnectWithNature.org. Here is the program lineup:

Food Truck Fridays: 5-7:30 p.m. Fridays, June through August, at four Forest Preserve District locations on a rotating basis. Food trucks will be serving up their favorite fare for you to enjoy along with forest preserve views and amenities. The schedule is: Hammel Woods – Crumby Recreation Area, Shorewood, first Friday of each month; Hickory Creek – LaPorte Road Access, Mokena, second Friday; Whalon Lake, Naperville, third Friday; and Messenger Marsh, Homer Glen, fourth Friday. The pandemic affected truck scheduling, so check ahead on the District’s Event Calendar at ReconnectWithNature.org to see each Friday’s food lineup. Registration is not required.

Father’s Day Weekend: 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, June 19, and Sunday, June 20, Monee Reservoir Visitor Center, Monee Township. Free, all ages. Dad, this weekend is for you! Celebrate your day at the Forest Preserve District’s Monee Reservoir with a free container of bait for Dad! Registration is not required.

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