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Stars, Spooky Stories, & S ’mores

Date & Time:

Fri, Oct 27 • 4 pm - 7 pm


Thatcher Woods
Chicago Ave, west of Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 (view web map)


Join a family-friendly evening with a cozy fire, s ’mores, a “spooky” story trail, star gazing, pumpkin painting and more. Costumes encouraged!

Experience the captivating artistry of international, award-winning bilingual storyteller Mama Edie Armstrong as she takes you on a journey to celebrate el Dia de los Muertos and unveils the REAL story of Halloween and its profound connection to YOU! Mama Edie, also a speech and language pathologist, has performed around the world for more than 30 years in countries like Ghana, Trinidad, Mexico, South Africa, India and Iraq! She’ll also have percussion instruments that you too can play! A performance for all ages, come and learn and join the fun!


  • 312-533-5751
  • experience.nature@cookcountyil.gov