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Forest Preserves of Cook County

January 2020

Nature Story Time

January 2, 2020, 10:30 am
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One event on January 16, 2020 at 10:30 am

Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
Free

Enjoy nature-inspired stories followed by a craft. Ages 3-6 w/adult.

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Nature for Little Ones: Animal Footprints

January 4, 2020, 10:00 am
Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 S Paxton Ave
South Holland, IL 60473 United States
Free

Little ones are invited to a puppet show and nature discovery program.

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Nature Tots

January 8, 2020, 10:00 am
Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
Free

Explore nature and nature play with your tot. We’ll go outdoors in nice weather. Ages 2-5 w/adult.

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Mother Nature and Me

January 8, 2020, 10:30 am
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One event on February 5, 2020 at 10:30 am

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Rd
Willow Springs, IL 60480 United States
Free

Children ages 3-5 years old and their favorite adult will learn about nature through exploration and outdoor activities. Dec 4- Cardinals Jan 8-Woodpeckers Feb 5- Snow

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Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

January 12, 2020, 1:00 pm
Thatcher Woods Pavilion, 8030 W Chicago Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
Free

Come play along or just listen at our indoor jam. Make a simple musical instrument or bring your own. All are welcome to these free events!

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Wee Wonders

January 15, 2020, 10:00 am
Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 S Paxton Ave
South Holland, IL 60473 United States
Free

Preschoolers with an adult will learn about local plants and animals while enjoying story time and artmaking.

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Nature Story Time

January 16, 2020, 10:30 am
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One event on January 16, 2020 at 10:30 am

Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
Free

Enjoy nature-inspired stories followed by a craft. Ages 3-6 w/adult.

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Winter Scavenger Hunt and Campfire

January 19, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
$2

The whole family will enjoy being outdoors on a winter afternoon, hunting for signs of animals and plant life, followed by making s’mores and sipping hot chocolate around a campfire. $2/person.

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Winter Campfire & Night Hike

January 24, 2020, 7:00 pm
Camp Shabbona Woods, 15810 S Torrence Ave
South Holland, IL 60473 United States
Free

Enjoy a brisk walk through the woods and warm up around the campfire with s’mores and hot cocoa.

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February 2020

Mother Nature and Me

February 5, 2020, 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 5, 2020 at 10:30 am

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Rd
Willow Springs, IL 60480 United States
Free

Children ages 3-5 years old and their favorite adult will learn about nature through exploration and outdoor activities. Dec 4- Cardinals Jan 8-Woodpeckers Feb 5- Snow

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