Events

October 2020

The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Oct 24 • 10:30 am

Adaptation Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
a footpath through open woods at Arie Crown Forest
Sat, Oct 24 • 11 am

Restoration Highlight Hike

Sundown Meadow • Countryside, IL 60525
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Oct 28 • 10:30 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
woodland at Country Lane Woods
Thu, Oct 29 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves

Country Lane Woods • Cook County, IL 60480 (near Willow Springs)
Thu, Oct 29 • 3 pm

Owl Crafternoon

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Oct 30 • 10:30 am

Creature Feature

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Fri, Oct 30 • 12 pm

Día de Lotería en la Escuelita Roja (Day of the dead celebration event)

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Oct 31 • 1 pm

Fall Hike

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Oct 31 • 6:30 pm

Full Moon Night Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480

November 2020

Heart Your Park Day of Service logo
Sun, Nov 1 • 9 am

Heart Your Park Service Day

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Nov 1 • 11 am

An Oak is No Joke

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Nov 4 • 10:30 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
two red-headed woodpeckers in a dead tree at Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center. Photo by Joe Occhiuzzo.
Thu, Nov 5 • 10 am

Red-headed Woodpecker Story Time

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
people setting up a tent at a Camping 101 event
Thu, Nov 5 • 5:30 pm

Camping 101

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Fri, Nov 6 • 10 am

Seed Collection

Sundown Meadow • Countryside, IL 60525
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Nov 7 • 10 am

Bison Day Celebration

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Nov 8 • 9:30 am

Restoration Workday

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sun, Nov 8 • 10:30 am

Fitness Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Tue, Nov 10 • 10 am

Fitness Hike

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Wed, Nov 11 • 10 am

V.E.T.S.

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Nov 11 • 10:30 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
#BirdThePreserves logo
Thu, Nov 12 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Orland Grassland • Cook County, IL 60467 (near Orland Park)
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Thu, Nov 12 • 10 am

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

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Thu, Nov 12 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves

Willow Springs Woods • Cook County, IL 60480 (near Willow Springs)
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Nov 14 • 9:30 am

Restoration Workday

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Nov 14 • 10:30 am

R.I.P. Stewardship

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sun, Nov 15 • 1 pm

Queen Quest

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
a stretch of paved trail on the Thorn Creek Trail System
Tue, Nov 17 • 8 am

National Take a Hike Day

Vollmer Road Grove • Cook County, IL 60478 (near Country Club Hills)
a stretch of paved trail on the Thorn Creek Trail System
Tue, Nov 17 • 4 pm

National Take a Hike Day

St. Mihiel Woods-East • Cook County, IL 60477 (near Tinley Park)
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Wed, Nov 18 • 10:30 am

Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
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