Special Events

  • The Fishin' Buddies! Walk-A-Thon

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    The Fishin' Buddies! Hike-A-Thon

    The Art of Nature


    Location: Governors State University
    Date:Saturday June 6, 2015
    Time: Check in: 9am
    Walk-a-thon: 10am - 3pm

    The Fishin' Buddies! Hike-A-Thon is a one-of-a-kind fun, recreational and nature-connecting outdoor event. The event is in partnership with Fishin’ Buddies, Governors State University School of Extended Learning, College of Arts and Sciences and the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park. There are over 100 local organizations, schools, businesses and clubs supporting this event as hikers, volunteers and sponsors.

     

    The Fishin' Buddies! Walk-A-Thon is a one-of-a-kind fun, recreational and nature-connecting outdoor event. The event is in partnership with Governors State University.

    This art-inspired Hike A Thon will be held at the wonderful Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park on the Governors State University main campus.

    • Raise funds to support S.T.E.A.M. Programs for Chicago land at-risk youth. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)
    • Expose families to Governors State University's sculpture park in the South Suburbs.
    • Expose the south suburban community to Governor State University's new on-campus experience.

    For more information, registration, and donations please visit the following link.