The area's beautiful oak trees will be celebrated onSaturday at Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center,2000 Western Ave., in Olympia Fields. (Provided photo) The mighty oak has been part of legends and fables. It is used as a symbol of strength, protection and stability. It has represented Zeus in Greek mythology.
During October, the fabled oak tree is being celebrated. The Chicago Tree Region Initiative and its supporters are marking October as Oaktober – Oak Awareness Month.
Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center, part of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, has planned special . . .
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