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Published: Friday, April 5, 2013 4:24 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013 10:56 a.m. CDT
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GENEVA – A butterfly release party is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 24, at the Peck Farm Park Butterfly House, 4038 Kaneville Road, Geneva. It is the 10th anniversary event. Participants may release a live butterfly, create a butterfly craft, and enjoy a snack before earning stamps in a butterfly passport as they take on a self-guided hike. Registration is required. Space is limited. The cost is $17 per child for residents and $25 per child for nonresidents. Participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. For information, visit www.genevaparks.org or call 630-232-4542.

WESTMONT – Children and their families learned the ins and outs of constructing a barn Saturday at the Westmont Public Library.

Beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Kline Creek Farm Heritage Interpreter Denis Buck educated on the importance and function of barns before the kids took the lead and constructed a to-scale model.

Kline led the fun, informative build a barn workshops at 2 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

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What: Team triviaWhen: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 6 and Aug. 20Where: The Sweet & Savory Spot, 31 N. Cass Ave.Details: Enjoy a beverage and a bite to eat while imposing brain power and competing for prizes.

What: End of summer carnivalWhen: 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2Where: Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass Ave.Details: Families are invited to play carnival games, conquer the obstacle course, take a ride on a pony and beat the heat with a delicious snow cone.

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For more information on upcoming events at the Westmont Public Library, go to http://westmontlibrary.org.

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