Events

December 2019

Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Sat, Dec 14 • 9 am

Fireside Yoga at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
people holding up paintings
Cancelled Sat, Dec 14 • 1 pm

Forest Friends Acrylic Painting Workshop

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
#BirdThePreserves logo
Sat, Dec 14 • 7 pm

Owl Prowl

Thatcher Woods • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Dec 15 • 5:30 am

Dawn Owl Prowl

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
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
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
two children with walking sticks in the snow at Whistler Woods
Mon, Dec 23 • 11 am

Winter Break-Out Adventure

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Dec 28 • 1 pm

Bone Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum naturalist holding an owl
Mon, Dec 30 • 1 pm

Raptor Rendezvous

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305

January 2020

Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Jan 2 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
American kestral
Fri, Jan 3 • 9 am

Animal Keeper for a Day

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a hiker at Thatcher Woods with snow and fall colors
Sat, Jan 4 • 1 pm

New Year’s Resolution Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
children playing indoors at Trailside Museum
Wed, Jan 8 • 10 am

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Sat, Jan 11 • 9 am

Fireside Yoga at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
a marshmallow roasting over a campfire
Sat, Jan 11 • 1 pm

All About Fire

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Jan 11 • 1 pm

Bone Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
people playing various instruments at a blugrass jam at Trailside Museum
Special Event Sun, Jan 12 • 1 pm

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
a person taking photos at Crabtree Nature Center
Thu, Jan 16 • 8 am

Winter Photoshoot

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Jan 16 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
A black-capped chickadee at Linne Woods.
Sat, Jan 18 • 9:30 am

Winter Bird Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
people around a campfire roasting marshmallows at Trailside Museum
Sun, Jan 19 • 1 pm

Winter Scavenger Hunt and Campfire

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a group of people walking on snowshoes at Caldwell Woods
Sat, Jan 25 • 11 am

Winter Exploration Day

Caldwell Woods • Chicago, IL 60646
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Jan 25 • 1:30 pm

Winter Tree Secrets

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305

February 2020

Thatcher Woods Pavilion building
Sat, Feb 1 • 9 am

Fireside Yoga at Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Feb 2 • 1 pm

Groundhog Day

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
children playing indoors at Trailside Museum
Wed, Feb 5 • 10 am

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Feb 6 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Feb 6 • 7 pm

Trailside Book Club

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
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