Eagle foundation plans October river trip

APPLE RIVER – Eagle Nature Foundation will offer a museum visit and Mississippi River boat trip on Oct. 12.

Activities will start with a visit at 10 a.m. to the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa. Displays and exhibits will be open, and participants can watch three movies – “The Wildest Weather in the Solar System,” “River of Dreams,” and “Mississippi Journey.”

The group will leave at 3 p.m. to board the American Lady tour boat for a 90-minute river tour near Dubuque. Light refreshments will be served, including light beer, lemonade, soda, iced tea and chicken wings. The boat tour should be end by 5 p.m. The day also will be a celebration of ENF Executive Director Terrence Ingram’s 50th year of selling insurance.

Reservations are due by Sept. 1 for enough seats on the tour boat. The cost for the whole day is $55 for adults, $53 for seniors, and $50 for children 3 to 17 years. Children under 3 are free. The cost is only $25 per seat for those who just want to take the boat tour.

Checks can be sent to The Eagle Nature Foundation, 300 E. Hickory St., Apple River, IL 61001 before Sept. 1. Call 815-594-2306 for more information.

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