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Halloween on the Priaire

  Come over and enjoy one of our favorite events this fall.  We will have a free customer appreciation hotdog lunch, family friendly hayrides, live owl & hawk shows, pumpkin painting, native American tools, weapons and skills demonstrations. New Byron Park District outdoor games for a small fee, apple slingshot, kids crafts. Ice cream truck and cotton candy for sale. Pie eating contest, Dj.

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Special Viewing of Jupiter & Saturn

  Stop by to view the rings of Saturn, and the moons of Jupiter and up close details of these planets. Drop in anytime during the three hours program. No advance registration is required. This program will be cancelled if the skies are cloudy. 

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30th Annual Holiday Gift Sale

The Byron Forest Preserve’s 30th Annual Holiday Gift Sale features many unique items. The event takes place from 9 am-3 pm on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Jarrett Prairie Center, 7993 N. River Rd., Byron.

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Board Positions Available for Election

At their regular meeting on October 19, 2020, the Byron Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners accepted the resignation of Board President Trevor Hogan.  Hogan has been a Commissioner since 2011, serving as President for many of those years.  He has decided to move on in other endeavors with the Byron Forest Preserve.  The Board of Commissioners and staff are very grateful for his service to the District and the community.

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