Find Your Way through the Maze

Event Details

Find Your Way through the Maze

Time: October 18, 2014 from 4pm to 7pm
Location: Gilbertson Nature Center in Elgin,
Street: Agate Road and A Avenue
City/Town: Elgin
Website or Map:…
Phone: 563-425-4269/ 563-425-5241
Event Type: outdoor, event
Organized By: John Siblik
Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2014

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Event Description

ELGIN –Join Take A Kid Outdoors at the Corn Maze, located across from Gilbertson Nature Center in Elgin, on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. to have a little fun in the outdoors and enjoy the fall weather. 


Participants can explore the maze, solve nature questions and enjoy the sights and sounds of autumn with family, friends and mentors in this fun outdoor activity. Laverne Swenson will be there to guide groups through the maze, discuss the history of agriculture, explain some of the very interesting examples of early farm equipment that are present on the site, as well as describe the continued importance of agriculture in society today. In addition, the nature center will be open with many fascinating exhibits on display. TAKO will be providing food and refreshments. This event is free.


Participants should dress for the weather, bring bug repellant, water and anything else needed to be

comfortable in the outdoors. Participants are encouraged to bring a digital camera and/or binoculars. TAKO is dedicated to encouraging outdoor encounters for children with the adults in their lives, so children must be accompanied by an adult.


For more info or to pre-register, call John Siblik 563-425-4269/ 563-425-5241


TAKO is a 501-(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2006. TAKO, based in Fayette County, is dedicated to providing immersive outdoor experiences, activities, and education to children and people of all ages in the great outdoors. Please "like us" on Facebook and watch for updates/cancellations on Facebook and the TAKO website at



For questions regarding the information in this release or TAKO in general, please contact Amelia Holden-McMurray at 319-230-5427 or


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