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November 2019

Rolling Knolls Pavilion
Sat, Nov 23 • 10 am

Woodworking with Invasives

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Nov 23 • 1 pm

Feed the Birds

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
pioneer cabins at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Special Event Sun, Nov 24 • 10 am

47th Annual Settlers’ Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Nov 30 • 10 am

Tree Cookie Painting

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473

December 2019

River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Dec 4 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Dec 11 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
people holding up paintings
Sat, Dec 14 • 1 pm

Forest Friends Acrylic Painting Workshop

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
a large bonfire
Special Event Sat, Dec 14 • 4 pm

Winter Bonfire

Camp Shabbona Woods • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Dec 18 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Dec 27 • 10 am

Wild Wind

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Dec 29 • 1:30 pm

Cold Weather Crafts

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062

January 2020

River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Jan 8 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Rolling Knolls Pavilion
Fri, Jan 10 • 5 pm

Winter Watercolors

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Jan 11 • 10 am

Creative Reuse 101: Printmaking

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Jan 15 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Jan 18 • 1 pm

Sagawau Art

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Jan 22 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062

February 2020

Sat, Feb 1 • 10 am

Cold Weather Crafting

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Feb 1 • 1:30 pm

Prairie Wolf Party

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Feb 2 • 1 pm

Groundhog Day

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Feb 5 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

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

Tree Cookie Painting

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Feb 12 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Feb 15 • 1 pm

Sagawau Art

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Feb 19 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
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

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
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