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August 2021

exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Aug 7 • 2 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Aug 8 • 1 pm

The Eyes Have It!

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Aug 11 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Aug 11 • 10 am

Wee Wonders: Bugs

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a person participating in archery at Beaubien Woods
Thu, Aug 12 • 4:30 pm

Archery

Dan Ryan Woods-Central • Chicago, IL 60620
a large bonfire
Sat, Aug 14 • 6 pm

Summer Bonfire

Camp Shabbona Woods • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Aug 15 • 1:30 pm

Meet our Birds

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Aug 18 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Aug 21 • 1:30 pm

Wellness in the Woods: Introduction to Forest Bathing

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Aug 25 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Aug 27 • 7:30 pm

Sunset Watercolors

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
#BirdThePreserves logo
Sat, Aug 28 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Aug 28 • 1 pm

Sunspot Viewing

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Aug 29 • 1:30 pm

Decomposers

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473

September 2021

Wed, Sep 1 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Sep 1 • 10 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 4 • 10 am

Nature for Little Ones: Be a Bee

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 4 • 2 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Sep 5 • 1 pm

Ticks, Mosquitoes, and other Rude Bugs

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Wed, Sep 8 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Sep 8 • 10 am

Wee Wonders: Super Scales

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a person participating in archery at Beaubien Woods
Thu, Sep 9 • 4:30 pm

Archery

Whistler Woods • Riverdale, IL 60827
archaeologist measuring an arrowhead
Special Event Sat, Sep 11 • 10 am

Archaeology Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Sep 12 • 1:30 pm

Meet our Birds

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Wed, Sep 15 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Sat, Sep 18 • 10 am

Walk and Talk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
Sat, Sep 18 • 10 am

Foster Parent Recruitment Picnic

Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Sep 18 • 1:30 pm

Coyotes don’t eat people

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Tue, Sep 21 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
Wed, Sep 22 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
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