Junior Farmers

Fall Junior Farmers classes will begin at The Center, 12700 Southwest Hwy., in Palos Park, on Friday, Sept. 13. Junior Farmers is an opportunity for children, age 3 to 12, to learn about and enjoy life on the farm. The fall session will feature pumpkin picking and caring for the animals at the farm. The program is led by Farm Program Coordinator Paul Purdy. The one-hour classes are available for children age 3 to 6 on Tuesdays or Fridays at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., Mondays at 1 p.m., or Saturdays at 10 and 11:30 a.m. For children age 7 to 12, classes will be on Saturdays at 2 p.m. and on Mondays or Tuesdays at 4 p.m. The cost of the six-week program is $87. Advance registration is required. For more information, call (708) 361-3650.