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September 2019

two people in a canoe on the Little Calumet River
Wed, Sep 18 • 4 pm

Canoe the Des Plaines

Stony Ford Canoe Landing • Lyons, IL 60534
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Sep 19 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Sep 21 • 1 pm

Good Birders Don’t Wear White

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sun, Sep 22 • 1 pm

Wellness in the Woods: Mindful Walk

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Sun, Sep 22 • 1 pm

Wellness in the Woods Walk-Awakening the Wonder of Your Senses at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
people in kayaks cleaning up the Little Calumet River
Thu, Sep 26 • 5 pm

Kayak the Des Plaines

Maywood Grove • Maywood, IL 60153
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Sep 28 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods: Mindful Walk

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
a Conservation at Home evaluator in a home garden.
Sat, Sep 28 • 10 am

Conservation@Home: Composting Workshop

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Sat, Sep 28 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods Walk-Awakening the Wonder of Your Senses at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305

October 2019

Wellness in the Woods logo
Wed, Oct 2 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods: Mindful Walk

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Wed, Oct 2 • 10 am

Wellness in the Woods Walk-Awakening the Wonder of Your Senses at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Oct 3 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
public art at Cummings Square
Fri, Oct 4 • 4 pm

Magical Mammals & Peculiar Plants

Cummings Square • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Oct 5 • 1 pm

“Oaktober” Oak Tree Nature Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a person taking aim with a bow and arrow
Wed, Oct 9 • 4 pm

Archery 101

National Grove-South • North Riverside, IL 60546
children roasting marshmallows at Trailside Museum
Special Event Fri, Oct 11 • 5:30 pm

Halloween Hoot n’ Howl

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Oct 12 • 11 am

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Oct 13 • 7:30 am

Fall Bird Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Oct 13 • 1 pm

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Oct 17 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Oct 19 • 11 am

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sun, Oct 20 • 9 am

Fall Photo Workshop

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a Trailside Museuem staff member reading a book to children
Wed, Oct 23 • 10 am

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
trees with orange and yellow leaves at Trailside Museum
Sat, Oct 26 • 1 pm

Autumn Nature Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305

November 2019

a marshmallow roasting over a campfire
Fri, Nov 1 • 5 pm

Stars, Stories and S’mores

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Nov 7 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Nov 7 • 7 pm

Nature Book Club

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
trees with orange and yellow leaves at Trailside Museum
Sat, Nov 9 • 1 pm

Autumn Nature Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Nov 10 • 1 pm

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a Trailside Museuem staff member reading a book to children
Wed, Nov 13 • 10 am

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
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