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Forest Preserve District of Cook County

February 2023

Groundhog Day Celebration

February 2, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
Free

Listen to a story, do special activities and make your own groundhog weather predictor. Ages 3-7 w/ adult.

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Greg the Groundhog and Friends

February 4, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Rd
Willow Springs, IL 60480 United States
Free

Enjoy a scavenger hunt to find Greg the Groundhog and his animal friends. Register to book your time.

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Owls of Trailside

February 4, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
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Free

Learn about the fascinating owls that call Trailside home and visit one of our ambassador owls! Family program.

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Open Nature Play Day

February 8, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 23, 2023

Dan Ryan Woods, 83rd and Western Ave
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Bring your little one for open nature play time. Enjoy the Dan Ryan Woods Nature Play space while helping your children connect with nature. Enjoy stories, art, and exploration each time.

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Wee Wonders

February 8, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 8, 2023 at 10:00 am

Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 S Paxton Ave
South Holland, IL 60473 United States
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Free

Preschoolers with an adult are invited to learn about nature through music, movement, stories and artmaking.

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Nature in Love

February 14, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Rd
Willow Springs, IL 60480 United States
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Free

Enjoy a talk on wild animals and how they “love” with one another as a way of survival. All ages.

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Open Nature Play Day

February 15, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 23, 2023

Dan Ryan Woods, 83rd and Western Ave
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Bring your little one for open nature play time. Enjoy the Dan Ryan Woods Nature Play space while helping your children connect with nature. Enjoy stories, art, and exploration each time.

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Open Nature Play Day

February 22, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 23, 2023

Dan Ryan Woods, 83rd and Western Ave
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Bring your little one for open nature play time. Enjoy the Dan Ryan Woods Nature Play space while helping your children connect with nature. Enjoy stories, art, and exploration each time.

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Amazing Winter Residents

February 25, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
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Free

Come for a walk on our scenic trails as we discuss some of the amazing year-round residents of the Preserves. Family program.

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Season of the Salamanders Walk

February 26, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Rd
Willow Springs, IL 60480 United States
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Free

Discover if salamanders have begun their annual migration. (Programa ofrecido en Español.)

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Animal Olympics Trail

February 28, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Miller Meadow – South, 1st Avenue and Roosevelt Rd
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
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Free

Families and kids, follow the trail and compete in activities during a fun test of human abilities versus animal abilities! Complete all challenges to claim gold medal.

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