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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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May 2019

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

June 2019

Sat, Jun 1 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Art Workshop for Artists and Photographers

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Jun 2 • 12:30 pm
Free

“Wildlife Families” Meet the Artist Reception

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Jun 5 • 2 PM
Free

Kayak the Pond

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, Jun 6 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Jun 8 • 9 AM
Free

Trailside Photography Class with Jack Carlson

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Jun 8 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Jun 9 • 1 PM
Free

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Jun 12 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Jun 15 • 7:30 am
Free

Nesting Bird Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Jun 15 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, Jun 20 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Jun 22 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Jun 29 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Jun 29 • 1:30 pm
Free

Summer Nature Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest

July 2019

SeriesSat, Jul 6 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Jul 10 - Thu, Jul 11 • 9 AM
$20

Fishing Fun Camp

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Jul 10 - Thu, Jul 11 • 9:30 am
$20

Fishing Fun Day Camp

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Jul 13 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

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

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Jul 17 • 2 PM
Free

Kayak the Pond

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

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Jul 20 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Jul 20 • 1:30 pm
Free

Summer Nature Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Jul 24 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Fri, Jul 26 • 8:30 pm
Free

They Fly By Night–Moths

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Jul 27 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Tue, Jul 30 • 1 PM
Free

Trailside Animal Connections

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest

August 2019

Thu, Aug 1 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Aug 3 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Aug 7 • 10 AM
Free

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Aug 10 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Aug 11 • 1 PM
Free

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Wed, Aug 14 • 2 PM
Free

Kayak the Pond

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, Aug 15 • 10:30 am
Free

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Thu, Aug 15 • 7 PM
Free

Nature Book Club

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Aug 17 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sat, Aug 17 • 1:30 pm
Free

Summer Nature Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Sun, Aug 18 • 9:30 am
Free

Late Summer Bird Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Fri, Aug 23 • 1 PM
Free

River Kayaking 101

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Fri, Aug 23 • 5:30 pm
Free

River Kayaking 101

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Fri, Aug 23 • 7:30 pm
Free

Bats: Night Stalkers

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Aug 24 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
SeriesSat, Aug 31 • 11 AM
Free

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest

September 2019

Don't MissSun, Sep 8 • 12 PM
Free

Migrating Monarchs Celebration

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