Thom McNamee Memorial St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Kilted 5K
Get your green on and join us for the fun in East Dundee on Saturday, March 9.
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Flow Like a River Yoga with Colleen Davidson
When you take a Flow Like a River yoga class at Schweitzer Environmental Center, 50% of the proceeds go to FOTFR.
Join Colleen Davidson, owner of Yogic Playground, on the first Saturday of each month.
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