Scurry on over to the Homer Lake Interpretive Center to have an up-close visit with the resident wild animals. Have a behind-the-scenes look at the care of our special education reptiles and learn all about how these animals survive in the wild. FREE. Space is limited; registration required: (217) 896-2455 or email@example.com. Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 2573 S. Homer Lake Rd, Homer, 10 â€“ 11:30 a.m.