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March 2020

Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sun, Mar 29 • 1 pm

“Bone” Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305

April 2020

a Forest Preserves staff member reading a story to a group of children at Trailside Museum
Cancelled Thu, Apr 2 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, Apr 4 • 7:30 pm

Night Sky Programs

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
a person taking aim with a bow and arrow
Cancelled Sun, Apr 5 • 12 pm

Archery

Maywood Grove • Maywood, IL 60153
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sun, Apr 5 • 1 pm

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Wed, Apr 8 • 10 am

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
#BirdThePreserves logo
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Miller Meadow-South • Cook County, IL 60130 (near Forest Park)
Wellness in the Woods logo
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 10 am

Wellness Walks in Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
people walking along a nature trail in 1904
Cancelled Sat, Apr 11 • 1 pm

Trailside and Vicinity History Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sun, Apr 12 • 1 pm

“Bone” Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a Forest Preserves staff member reading a story to a group of children at Trailside Museum
Cancelled Thu, Apr 16 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sat, Apr 18 • 10 am

Conservation@Home: Natural Lawn

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a painting of a northern cardinal
Cancelled Sun, Apr 19 • 1 pm

Paint a Wildlife Friend Workshop

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a group birding at Thatcher Woods
Cancelled Fri, Apr 24 • 9:30 am

Morning Bird Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a group of volunteers with full trash bags
Cancelled Sat, Apr 25 • 8 am

50th Earth Day: Des Plaines River Cleanup

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
spring beauty wildflower
Cancelled Sun, Apr 26 • 11 am

Picture Spring

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a group playing a yard game at Thatcher Woods
Cancelled Thu, Apr 30 • 6 pm

Adult Game Night

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305

May 2020

The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, May 2 • 7:30 pm

Night Sky Programs

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Cancelled Sun, May 3 • 7 am

Migration Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
two children playing on logs at Trailside Museum of Natural History
Cancelled Sun, May 3 • 11 am

Spring Festival

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a Forest Preserves staff member reading a story to a group of children at Trailside Museum
Cancelled Thu, May 7 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
#BirdThePreserves logo
Cancelled Sat, May 9 • 8 am

“The Big Sit” Birdwatching

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

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Wed, May 13 • 10 am

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
people in kayaks cleaning up the Little Calumet River
Fri, May 15 • 5 pm

Kayak the Des Plaines

Maywood Grove • Maywood, IL 60153
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sun, May 17 • 1 pm

Wellness Walks in Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Wellness in the Woods logo
Wed, May 20 • 10 am

Wellness Walks in Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
a Forest Preserves staff member reading a story to a group of children at Trailside Museum
Thu, May 21 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a group birding at Thatcher Woods
Fri, May 22 • 9:30 am

Morning Bird Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, May 24 • 1 pm

“Bone” Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
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