Events

December 2019

The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Thu, Dec 12 • 10 am

S.E.N.I.O.R.S.

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Fri, Dec 13 • 7 pm

Night Owls

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Sat, Dec 14 • 9 am

Fireside Yoga at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
volunteers at River Trail Nature Center
Sat, Dec 14 • 10 am

Restoration Workdays

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Dec 14 • 10 am

R.I.P Stewardship Workday

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
a marshmallow roasting over a campfire
Sat, Dec 14 • 12 pm

Stairs, Stories and S’mores

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
people holding up paintings
Cancelled Sat, Dec 14 • 1 pm

Forest Friends Acrylic Painting Workshop

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Dec 14 • 1 pm

Wax Clinic

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Dec 14 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
people around a bonfire at Camp Shabbona Woods
Special Event Sat, Dec 14 • 4 pm

Winter Bonfire

Camp Shabbona Woods • South Holland, IL 60473
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Dec 14 • 4:30 pm

Evening Owl Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
#BirdThePreserves logo
Sat, Dec 14 • 7 pm

Owl Prowl

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
a family snowshoeing at trees and ground covered with snow at River Trail Nature Center
Sun, Dec 15

Winter Walks

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Dec 15 • 5:30 am

Dawn Owl Prowl

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sun, Dec 15 • 1 pm

Creative Invasives

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Dec 15 • 1 pm

Cross-Country Ski Seminar

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Dec 15 • 2 pm

Meet Our Birds of Prey

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Dec 15 • 3 pm

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Dec 18 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Wed, Dec 18 • 10 am

Wee Wanderer Wednesdays

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Dec 19 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a marshmallow roasting over a campfire
Fri, Dec 20 • 6:30 pm

Winter Solstice Stories

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Fri, Dec 20 • 7 pm

Evening Owl Hike

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Dec 20 • 7 pm

Candle Lantern Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Dec 21 • 9:30 am

Trail Workday

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
people hiking in fall
Sat, Dec 21 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Walk & Talk Hike

Midlothian Meadows • Cook County, IL 60428
a person walking on the Des Plaines Trail in winter
Sat, Dec 21 • 11 am

Hike the Des Plaines

Evans Field • River Grove, IL 60171
a hiker at Thatcher Woods with snow and fall colors
Sat, Dec 21 • 1 pm

Winter Solstice Nature Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Crabtree Nature Center building in Barrington Hills
Sat, Dec 21 • 1 pm

Winter Solstice

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Dec 21 • 1:30 pm

Wellness in the Woods: Winter Solstice Walk

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
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