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Article posted: 5/23/2013 2:12 PM

MCC offers you chance to go prehistoric, visit butterflies

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Submitted by McHenry County College

Explore prehistoric cave art at the Field Museum's Stone Age exhibit or browse through the Botanical Garden's Butterfly and Blooms exhibit with two separate day trips offered by McHenry County College's Trips and Tours program.

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These day trips are accepting registration.

• Scenes from the Stone Age trip at the Chicago Field Museum takes place from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 12. Visitors will journey into the caverns of Lascaux, to discover the origins of mankind and the decades-old collaboration between science and art. The cave paintings of Lascaux are the world's premier example of prehistoric cave art. The exhibition features rare stone-age artifacts from the Museum's collections, a lifelike stone-age family created by sculptor Elisabeth Daynès, as well as videos and interactive features that explain how Paleolithic people lived and how the cave paintings were made. A delicious three-course meal at Tuscany is included followed by a driving tour to see some of Chicago's magnificent original, colorful murals. Cost is $109. Use course ID NST S60 012 to register.

• The Chicago Botanical Gardens -- Butterflies and Blooms trip features the Grand Tram Tour, a tasty lunch buffet and tickets to the Butterflies and Blooms exhibition where visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of live butterflies. Trip takes place on Wednesday, June 19, departing at 9 a.m. and returning at approximately 6:30 p.m. Cost is $99. Use course ID NST S06 019 to register.

Both trips have limited space so be sure to register early. To register for a trip, call the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588 or to request additional information about any of our trips, contact Claudia Terrones at (815) 455-8782.

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