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Party for the Preserves

a large bonfire

Date & Time:

Sat, Sep 28 • 2 pm - 9 pm

Location:

Deer Grove-East
W Dundee Rd, west of N Hicks Rd
Cook County, IL 60074 (view web map)
(near Palatine)

Description:

Celebrate National Public Lands Day at the County’s first forest preserve! Try various activities and enjoy food and drinks throughout afternoon and evening.

2-4pm:

  • Restoration @ Camp Reinberg (meet at Camp Reinberg for this portion)

4-6pm:

4-7pm:

4:15pm:

  • Interpretative Hikes

5-6pm:

  • Watercolor in Nature (ages 10+, first come, first serve, register at event location)

5-7pm:

  • Music provided by Barb Sorenson

5:15pm:

  • Interpretative Hikes

6:30-8:30pm:

  • S’mores provided by Billy Casper Golf

6:45-7:30pm:

  • Storytelling

7-8:45pm:

  • Night Sky Astronomy
  • Constellation Walk

7:45pm:

  • Night Hikes

Contact:

  • 708-386-4042
  • experience.nature@cookcountyil.gov

Cost:

Free