Trip to Thornton Quarry
Join Munster Parks and Recreation Department by registering by Sept. 27 for a trip from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 5, to see the bottom of the Thornton Quarry. View a movie as well as search and carry out fossils from a 400-million-year-old coral reef. On this narrated bus tour, learn the histories of Thornton, Glenwood, Chicago Heights, Park Forest, University Park and Steger. You will also visit the Thornton History Museum and enjoy a docent-led tour of Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park. Lunch (a sub sandwich, pasta salad, cookie and drink) will be included. Upon registration you will receive a list of recommended attire and tools. Motorcoach departs from Munster Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Road.