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Amazing Winter Residents

Trailside Museum of Natural History 738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest

Bring the family on a walk on our scenic trails! We will discuss some of the amazing year-round residents of the Preserves.

Event Series Budding Botanists

Budding Botanists

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 N Central Park Avenue, Chicago

Watch out as you explore the Conservatory – you may run into a Budding Botanists! on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am to 2:30pm, Nature Educators will provide activities for kids...


Sunday Funday Game Day

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E. Romeo Rd, Romeoville

What better way to spend time with family or friends than with a board game? Participants for this Sunday Funday Game Day will have a chance to try different board...


Great Backyard Bird Count

Hickory Knolls Discovery Center 3795 Campton Hills Rd, St. Charles

Join the Kane County Audubon and help count birds at Hickory Knolls as part of this global event.


CSI: Critter Scene Investigation

Crabtree Nature Center 3 Stover Road, Barrington

Can you guess what animals have been visiting from the clues they’ve left behind? Learn about tracks, scat and more during this adventure.


Lunar New Year Celebration

Chinatown Chicago

Chinese New Year falls on Saturday, February 10, 2024 (Year of the Dragon, 4722), and the Lunar New Year parade will place on Sunday, February 18, 2024. The parade will...


Scandinavian Jam

Swedish American Museum 5211 North Clark Street, Chicago

Scandinavian Jam, where we practice what we teach. Enjoy an afternoon of traditional roots music. We teach by ear, review and share tunes. We take suggestions and love meeting new...

Family Concert Series: Mr. Myers Band

Poplar Creek Public Library 1405 S. Park Avenue, Streamwood

Mr. Myers plays a fun mix of island favorites from Bob Marley to Jimmy Buffett, Harry Belafonte, Paul Simon and more! With a 40+ year legacy of thrilling audiences of...


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