Star Party

Deer Grove-East • Cook County, IL 60074 (near Palatine)

Explore astronomy on this family-friendly night in the Preserves. Crafts, stargazing and refreshments included. Grove 3.

Mother’s Day Mindful Art Program

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473

Join us at Sand Ridge Nature Center for our Mother's Day Mindful Art Program. Celebrate mothers and Mother Earth with […]

Wildcrafting Throughout History

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473

Join us on a guided walk to learn about ways people have sustainably and ethically lived off the land throughout […]

World Mental Health Day Celebration

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)

Join Advocate Aurora Health - Behavioral Health Department to learn about the services that they provide the South Suburban PSA […]

Kite Fest

Barrington Road Pond • Hoffman Estates, IL 60194

In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, participate in all thing’s kites. Timed flying demonstration, crafts, and more.

Nature Block Party

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617

Join us for a day of celebration and exploration as we honor the incredible diversity of life at Eggers Grove.

Summertime Stories

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480

Join us for stories told by the Naperville Chinese Storytime group and enjoy nature-based art and activity afterwards. Supplies provided. […]

Cicada Celebration

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473

This year’s cicada emergence is a once-in-a-lifetime event! Join us for crafts, games and refreshments and learn what makes this […]

Event Series Crabtree Gyotaku

Crabtree Gyotaku

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington, IL 60010

Join us for a brief presentation and create your own masterpiece using the traditional Japanese art form of printing fish. […]

Senior Nature Collaging

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305

Join local artist, Phyllis Frick, in making collages of plants, animals and landscapes. Ages 55 and up.

Event Series Wee Wonders

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473

Learn about nature through music, stories, and artmaking. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Jun 9: Cicadas! Jun 12: Cicadas! Jul 10: Snakes! […]

Event Series Wee Wonders

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473

Learn about nature through music, stories, and artmaking. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Jun 9: Cicadas! Jun 12: Cicadas! Jul 10: Snakes! […]