Events

March 2020

exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Mar 1 • 2 pm

Meet Our Birds of Prey

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Thu, Mar 5 • 10:30 am

Nature Play Date

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Mar 7 • 10 am

Nature for Little Ones

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Mar 7 • 1:30 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a mother and child exploring a sap bucket at River Trail Nature Center
Sun, Mar 8 • 2 pm

Maple Syrup Tasting

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Mar 11 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a great horned owl in a tree at Crabtree Nature Center
Fri, Mar 13 • 6 pm

Creatures of the Night

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Mar 14 • 10 am

Conservation@Home: Adding Color to your Garden

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
two bluebirds on a nesting box at horizon farm
Sun, Mar 15 • 12 pm

Creative Reuse 101: All about Birds

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a group walks through a prairie
Sat, Mar 21 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Joe Orr Woods • Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Mar 21 • 1:30 pm

Wellness in the Woods: Nature Poetry for Wellness

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Mar 28 • 10 am

Nature Play Date: Life under Logs

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Mar 29 • 2 pm

Plants of the Underground Railroad

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473

April 2020

children playing on the treehouse at Dan Ryan Woods
Thu, Apr 2 • 10:30 am

Nature Play Date

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
#BirdThePreserves logo
Sat, Apr 4 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Apr 4 • 10 am

Nature for Little Ones

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Apr 4 • 1:30 pm

Live Healthy, Discover Nature! Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Apr 5 • 2 pm

Meet Our Birds of Prey

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Apr 8 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a group at a Spring Breakout event
Wed, Apr 8 • 11 am

Spring Breakout Adventures

Beaubien Woods • Chicago, IL 60827
a group at a Spring Breakout event
Thu, Apr 9 • 11 am

Spring Breakout Adventures

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Apr 11 • 1:30 pm

Composting 101

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a group walks through a prairie
Sat, Apr 18 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Sweet Woods • Cook County, IL 60476 (near Thornton)
an Earth Day banner at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Special Event Sat, Apr 18 • 10 am

Earth Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a Forest Preserves staff member leading a group on an Underground Railroad history hike at Sand Ridge Nature Center
Sat, Apr 18 • 1 pm

Hike the Freedom Trail

Beaubien Woods Boat Launch • Chicago, IL 60827
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Apr 18 • 1:30 pm

Wellness in the Woods: Family Yoga

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Apr 19 • 2 pm

Pioneer Living: All about Food

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
#BirdThePreserves logo
Tue, Apr 21 • 8 am

Bird Walk

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Apr 22

Earth Day Work Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a group cleaning up trash at Whistler Woods
Sat, Apr 25 • 9 am

Earth Day Celebration: Preserves Clean Up

Beaubien Woods • Chicago, IL 60827
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