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Four Rivers Environmental Education Center Sensory Sunday in Joliet


Sunday, December 3, 2023    
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
17540 W. Laraway Road, Joliet, Illinois, 60433

Event Type

A free opportunity for people with sensory-processing needs to explore the center and trails

Four Rivers Environmental Education Center invites you to enjoy “Sensory Sunday” on Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Experience the exhibits and trails with less noise and fewer people. People of all ages with social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder or other sensory-processing needs are welcome.

Staff will be on hand to help visitors learn about the local habitat through interactive exhibits, activities and/or crafts. The center will also have a limited supply of items for guests to check out during their visit, including:

  • Handheld audio units providing a narrative of the All-Persons Trail for guests who have visual impairments or who need cognitive support
  • Buddy bags with sensory gadgets
  • Noise-canceling headphones

This is an indoor program. Outdoor paved trails are also available.

The event is free.

Register for the event online and get more details. You must register by Dec. 2.

For more information, call (815) 722-9470.