Sugar Grove Nature Center is hosting a workshop on Growing Up Wild/Early Childhood Project Learning Tree at 10 a.m. April 12. Designed for early childhood educators of children ages 3 to 7, the program teaches children to explore and discover their natural surroundings and communicate in expressive ways. The $50 fee includes curriculum guides, resources and snacks. Register at www.sugargrovenaturecenter.org. Call 309-874-2174 for more information.
The April 9 deadline for the McLean County Wheelers’ annual bike giveaway is approaching. To apply, write a brief essay on your personal goals and how a bike will help you achieve them, and email the essay to email@example.com or send a letter to McLean County Wheelers’ Bike Give-Away, Box 947, Bloomington, IL 61702-0947. You must be 18 to enter.
5K Grow & Go
With all the nice weather we’ve had, it’s time to test whether that’s translated into fast spring runs. The IAA Foundation’s 5K Grow & Go will be at 8:45 a.m. May 12 at 1701 Towanda Ave. in Bloomington.
The fee is $20 up to May 2, and includes a T-shirt and hot breakfast.
There’s also a Cock-a-Doodle Dash for kids 10 and under. For more information, go to www.iaafoundation.org.