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Events in Northwest Cook County

two people running while holding a log on their shoulders
Special Event Sun, Oct 2 • 12 pm

Chicago Voyagers Adventure Challenge

Busse Forest-South • Cook County, IL 60007 (near Elk Grove Village)
two American goldfinches on a branch with snow falling
Sun, Oct 2 • 1 pm

Flyway Rest Stop

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Oct 9 • 1 pm

Ah, Nuts!

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Mon, Oct 10 • 1 pm

Mammals on the Move

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
trees with orange and yellow leaves at Trailside Museum
Sun, Oct 16 • 1 pm

Fall Habitat Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Oct 22 • 1 pm

Bur and Color Blur

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Pavilion and cabins at Camp Reinberg
Sat, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 23 • 3 pm

Camping 101: Overnight!

Camp Reinberg • Palatine, IL 60074
Rolling Knolls Pavilion
Thu, Oct 27 • 5:30 pm

Adult Pumpkin Carving

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Oct 30 • 10 am

Giant’s Hollow-ween Hunt 

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Nov 6 • 1 pm

Prairie Builders

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
people around a campfire roasting marshmallows at Trailside Museum
Wed, Nov 9 • 6 pm

Campfire Cooking 101

Camp Reinberg • Palatine, IL 60074
volunteers collecting seeds in a field at Deer Grove
Sun, Nov 13 • 1 pm

Prairie Pickin’

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
three North American river otters.
Sat, Nov 19 • 1 pm

Must See Mustelids

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Pavilion and cabins at Camp Reinberg
Sat, Nov 19 • 1 pm

Woodworking with Invasives

Camp Reinberg • Palatine, IL 60074
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Nov 27 • 1 pm

Thankful for Mother Nature Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Rolling Knolls Pavilion
Wed, Nov 30 • 10 am

Native Folklore

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
A group of volunteers posing for a photo after helping to remove invasive species from Dan Ryan Woods.
Sat, Dec 3 • 10 am

Volunteer Winter Workday

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Dec 11 • 1 pm

Our Canine Neighbors

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Dec 18 • 1 pm

Frozen Alive

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Two children in a nature play area.
Sat, Dec 24 • 10 am

Winter Nature Play

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Dec 31 • 10 am

New Year’s Wellness Walk

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
two children with walking sticks in the snow at Whistler Woods
Thu, Jan 5 • 6 pm

Winter Workshop: Woodworking

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
a large bonfire
Fri, Jan 6 • 6 pm

Winter Fire Building Workshop

Camp Reinberg • Palatine, IL 60074
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Jan 8 • 1 pm

Animal Trackin’

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
A group of volunteers posing for a photo after helping to remove invasive species from Dan Ryan Woods.
Sat, Jan 14 • 10 am

Volunteer Winter Workday

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Group photo of Lost Boyz Inc at the annual MLK, Jr. Day of Service Event
Sat, Jan 14 • 10 am

MLK Service Day Celebration

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Mon, Jan 16 • 1 pm

Fur-real Fun

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Cancelled Sat, Jan 21 • 10 am

Surviving Phantom

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Rolling Knolls Pavilion
Sat, Jan 28 • 10 am

Prehistoric Play Day

Rolling Knolls • Elgin, IL 60120
a group of people walking on snowshoes at Caldwell Woods
Sun, Jan 29 • 1 pm

Snowshoe Walk

Camp Reinberg • Palatine, IL 60074
red-bellied woodpecker at a feeder at Trailside Museum
Sun, Jan 29 • 1 pm

Headbangers

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010