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History & Culture Events

A family sledding at Caldwell Woods.
Sat, Dec 10 • 10 am

Stairs, Stories & S’mores

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Dec 11 • 1:30 pm

Let’s Talk Stuff

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
A group of volunteers posing for a photo after helping to remove invasive species from Dan Ryan Woods.
Sat, Jan 14 • 10 am

MLK Service Day Celebration

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
Group photo of Lost Boyz Inc at the annual MLK, Jr. Day of Service Event
Mon, Jan 16 • 10 am

MLK Day of Service

Miller Meadow-North • Cook County, IL 60130 (near Forest Park)
Group photo of Lost Boyz Inc at the annual MLK, Jr. Day of Service Event
Mon, Jan 16 • 10 am

MLK Day of Service

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Group photo of Lost Boyz Inc at the annual MLK, Jr. Day of Service Event
Mon, Jan 16 • 10 am

MLK Day of Service

Schubert’s Woods • Cook County, IL 60475 (near Steger)
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Jan 22 • 6 pm

Earth, Wind and Fire

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Rolling Knolls Pavilion
Sat, Jan 28 • 10 am

Prehistoric Play Day

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Jan 29 • 1:30 pm

Groundhog Day

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Wed, Feb 8 • 10 am

Poetry Trail: Black History Month

Bemis Woods-South • Cook County, IL 60558 (near Western Springs)
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Feb 11 • 6 pm

Sweetheart Night Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
the Mathew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center building and parking lot
Sat, Feb 25 • 10 am

Black History Month Celebration

Mathew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center • Chicago, IL 60646
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Feb 25 • 10 am

Underground Railroad Walks

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Feb 25 • 10:30 am

Amazing Winter Residents

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Feb 26 • 10 am

Underground Railroad Walks

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473