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Event Venue: Trailside Museum of Natural History

Visitors to the Museum, housed in a historic mid-1870′s Victorian mansion, will discover displays of live native animals, colorful wildflower gardens, information about local wildlife and their habitats, and more. Natural-surfaced hiking trails through the surrounding forest preserve wind through beautiful oak woodlands and floodplain forest, and to a pond and along the Des Plaines River. Learn more about Trailside Museum of Natural History >

Location

738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest, IL 60305 United States
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March 2019

SeriesSat, Mar 30 • 1 PM
Free

“Bone” Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Mar 31 • 1 PM
Free

Are Birds Dinosaurs?

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest

April 2019

Thu, Apr 4 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Apr 6 • 1 PM
Free

Seed Weaving and Seed Museums

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Apr 7 • 1 PM
Free

Escape (Room) from Trailside

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Apr 10 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Apr 13 • 2 PM
Free

Improv in the Woods

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Apr 14 • 1 PM
Free

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, Apr 18 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Apr 20 • 1 PM
Free

“Bone” Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Bird The PreservesFri, Apr 26 • 9:30 am
Free

Morning Bird Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Apr 27 • 8 AM
Free

Earth Day Des Plaines River Cleanup in Thatcher Woods

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest

May 2019

Thu, May 2 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, May 2 • 7 PM
Free

Nature Book Club

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Don't MissSun, May 5 • 11 AM
Free

Spring Festival

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Bird The PreservesFri, May 10 • 9:30 am
Free

Morning Bird Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Bird The PreservesSat, May 11 • 6 AM
Free

“The Big Sit” Birdwatching

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, May 12 • 1 PM
Free

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, May 16 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Fri, May 17 • 11 AM
Free

River Kayaking 101

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Bird The PreservesSun, May 19 • 8 AM
Free

Migration Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, May 22 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, May 25 • 1 PM
Free

“Bone” Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, May 26 • 1 PM
Free

Guided Spring Nature Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesMon, May 27 • 1 PM
Free

“Bone” Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
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Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County