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February 2020

the Mathew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center building and parking lot
Sat, Feb 29 • 10 am

Winter Watercolors

Mathew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center • Chicago, IL 60646

March 2020

exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Mar 11 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Fri, Mar 13 • 7 pm

Eerie Artwork

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Children looking into a sap bucket at River Trail Nature Center's Maple Syrup Festival.
Special Event Sun, Mar 15 • 11 am

48th Annual Maple Syrup Festival

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Mar 15 • 12 pm

Creative Reuse 101: All about Birds

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Mar 15 • 1 pm

Art in Nature: Alla Prima

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
children building a shelter out of tree branches
Wed, Mar 18 • 11 am

Celebrate Spring Fest

Cummings Square • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Mar 25 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
three children building a fort out of logs
Wed, Mar 25 • 11 am

Spring Break-Out Adventure

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Mar 28 • 1 pm

Linoleum Block Print Workshop

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305

April 2020

three children building a fort out of logs
Sat, Apr 4 • 10 am

Woodworking with Invasives

Caldwell Woods • Chicago, IL 60646
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Apr 8 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Apr 8 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a group at a Spring Breakout event
Wed, Apr 8 • 11 am

Spring Breakout Adventures

Beaubien Woods • Chicago, IL 60827
a group at a Spring Breakout event
Thu, Apr 9 • 11 am

Spring Breakout Adventures

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
an Earth Day banner at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Special Event Sat, Apr 18 • 10 am

Earth Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Apr 18 • 12 pm

Earth Day, Nature Play

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Apr 19 • 1 pm

Paint a Wildlife Friend Workshop

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Apr 22 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Wed, Apr 22 • 10:30 am

Earth Day Drop In

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480

May 2020

two children playing on logs at Trailside Museum of Natural History
Special Event Sun, May 3 • 11 am

Spring Festival

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, May 6 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
A Forest Preserves staff member sharing migratory bird information with visitors.
Special Event Sat, May 9 • 9 am

World Migratory Bird Day Celebration

LaBagh Woods • Chicago, IL 60630
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, May 13 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
two painted tree trunk slices leaned up against a post at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Fri, May 15 • 5:30 pm

Painting by the Pond: Spring Edition

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
A group of people on bikes.
Special Event Sat, May 16 • 11 am

Nature Block Party: Bike, Hike, and Play!

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, May 20 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
people using toy fishing poles at the Nature is Accessible event at Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center.
Special Event Wed, May 27 • 10 am

Nature is Accessible

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
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