Valentines, Lincoln's Birthday, Maple Sugar Days Activities

Valentines, Lincoln's Birthday, Maple Sugar Days Activities


Published Date: February 2, 2021

Museum of the Grand Prairie, part of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District continues to offer a wide range of virtual and contactless programming to the community during the pandemic. These include:

-2 Free Craft & Activity Bags are Being Given away on the front porch of our museum on Tuesday, February 9th from 1-3 pm or while supplies last. One bag will have a Valentine’s Day theme and one will have an Abraham Lincoln theme since his 212th birthday is coming up. Bags will also include a free child-sized mask.

-Live Streamed programs coming up on the museum’s Facebook and YouTube pages. Thursday, February 11th at 7 pm we will host a virtual edition of our popular Maple Sugar Days program. Learn about the history and science behind maple sugaring as well as how you can tap maple trees in your own backyard to process your own maple syrup.

The Museum of the Grand Prairie has worked for over 50 years to ensure visitors of all ages and backgrounds can have a meaningful connection with their history. The Champaign County Forest Preserve District continues to protect Champaign County’s natural and cultural resources and inspire people to care for, enjoy, and explore their natural world.