Events

October 2019

a woman walking with her baby at LaBagh Woods
Wed, Oct 16 • 10 am

Mommy and Me Trail Walks

Vollmer Road Grove • Cook County, IL 60478 (near Country Club Hills)
a trail and bridge at Oak Forest Heritage Preserve
Wed, Oct 16 • 5 pm

Haunted History Hike

Oak Forest Heritage Preserve-East • Oak Forest, IL 60452
a trail and bridge at Oak Forest Heritage Preserve
Thu, Oct 17 • 5 pm

Haunted History Hike

Oak Forest Heritage Preserve-East • Oak Forest, IL 60452
a marshmallow roasting over a campfire
Fri, Oct 18 • 5:30 pm

Stars, Stories and S’mores

Camp Shabbona Woods • South Holland, IL 60473
#BirdThePreserves logo
Fri, Oct 18 • 6 pm

Owl Prowl

Jurgenson Woods • Cook County, IL 60476 (near Thornton)
Sat, Oct 19 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Dan Ryan Woods-North • Chicago, IL 60620
Wellness in the Woods logo
Sat, Oct 19 • 1:30 pm

Wellness in the Woods: Nature’s Soundscape

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Oct 19 • 5:30 pm

Oh, Deer!

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Oct 20 • 2 pm

Meet our Birds of Prey

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
#BirdThePreserves logo
Tue, Oct 22 • 6 pm

Owl Prowl

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Oct 23 • 9 am

Sand Ridge Senior Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a person taking aim with a bow and arrow
Wed, Oct 23 • 4 pm

Archery 101

Rubio Woods • Cook County, IL 60445 (near Midlothian)
savanna habitat at Powderhorn Lake
Sat, Oct 26 • 12 pm

Powderhorn Prairie and Marsh Nature Preserve Tour

Powderhorn Lake • Burnham, IL 60633
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Oct 26 • 1:30 pm

Fall Color Walk

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Oct 27 • 10 am

Fungus Among Us

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
pumpkins in a picnic grove at Eggers Grove
Sun, Oct 27 • 2 pm

Trunk or Treat

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
a woman walking with her baby at LaBagh Woods
Wed, Oct 30 • 5 pm

Mommy & Me Trail Walk: The Halloween Edition

Vollmer Road Grove • Cook County, IL 60478 (near Country Club Hills)

November 2019

#BirdThePreserves logo
Fri, Nov 1 • 6 pm

Owl Prowl

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Fri, Nov 1 • 7 pm

Sand Ridge Audubon Society

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Nov 2 • 10 am

Nature Puppet Show

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Nov 2 • 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, Nov 3 • 1:30 pm

Pioneer Living: Cooking From Scratch

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
a marshmallow roasting over a campfire
Fri, Nov 8 • 5 pm

Stars, Stories and S’mores

Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center • Chicago, IL 60620
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Nov 9 • 1:30 pm

Sandhill Crane Migration Hike

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
#BirdThePreserves logo
Sun, Nov 10 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sun, Nov 10 • 2 pm

Meet our Birds of Prey

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Wed, Nov 13 • 10 am

Wee Wonders

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
two red-headed woodpeckers in a dead tree at Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center. Photo by Joe Occhiuzzo.
Wed, Nov 13 • 5 pm

Priority Species of the Chicago Wilderness Library Program

Chicago Public Library – Altgeld Branch • Chicago, IL 60827
Sat, Nov 16 • 8 am

Hike the Preserves: Interpretive Hike

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
Sat, Nov 16 • 10 am

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Vollmer Road Grove • Cook County, IL 60478 (near Country Club Hills)
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