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In addition to our award winning facilities and preserves, the Lake County Forest Preserve District offers many programs and events throughout the year.

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SEPTEMBER 2014

Tue 2   Restoration Workdays
Wed 3   Habitat Walks for Seniors
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Thu 4   Restoration Workdays
Sat 6   Forest Fitness
    online registration Misunderstood: The Outcasts of the Forest
      Restoration Workdays
    online registration Scout Saturday - Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge (Boy Scouts)
      Walk with a Naturalist
      Walk With Docs
Sun 7   Brushwood Farm: Photos by Edward L. Ryerson & Edward Ranney, 1937–74
      Restoration Workdays
Tue 9   Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Wed 10   Little Sprouts–All About Apples
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
      Ryerson Reads: When the Killing is Done
Thu 11   Connecting Kids with Nature
      Restoration Workdays
Sat 13   Bilingual (Spanish/English) Guided Nature Hike | Caminata Ecológica Bilingüe con Guía
    online registration Flatwater Kayak Safety and Rescues
      Forest Fitness
    online registration Images of Lincoln and His Circle
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
      The President's Photographer: 50 Years Inside the Oval Office
Sun 14 online registration Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours - 1:00 PM
    online registration Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours - 2:30 PM
    online registration Archaeology at the Adlai E. Stevenson Home - Session 1
      Fiestas Patrias (Mexican Independence Day) Celebration
      Restoration Workdays
      Walk With Docs
Mon 15   Playdate with Nature
Tue 16 online registration Hikin' Tykes - Woolly Bear Caterpillars
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Wed 17 online registration Homeschool Companion - Autumn Harvest
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Thu 18   Restoration Workdays
Fri 19   Community Campfire Friday Nights
Sat 20 online registration Farm Heritage Festival - Saturday Admission
    online registration Farm Heritage Festival - Weekend Pass
      Forest Fitness
      Fort Sheridan Beach Cleanup
    online registration Night Voyageur Paddle
      Restoration Workdays
    online registration What Tree is That?
Sun 21 online registration Farm Heritage Festival - Sunday Admission
    online registration Let's Talk Turtles
      Restoration Workdays
Tue 23 online registration Autumn Birding Bus Tour
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Wed 24   Little Sprouts–Crows in the Corn
      Museum Docent Informational Meeting
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Thu 25   Restoration Workdays
Sat 27   Bilingual (Spanish/English) Guided Nature Hike | Caminata Ecológica Bilingüe con Guía
    online registration Brae Loch Fall Challenge: Golf Tournament & Pig Roast - 2014
      Forest Fitness
      Nature Open House
      Restoration Workdays
    online registration Walk on the Wildflower Side
Sun 28 online registration Archaeology at the Adlai E. Stevenson Home - Session 2
      Restoration Workdays
Tue 30   Restoration Workdays

OCTOBER 2014

Wed 1   Ethel's Poet-Tree
      Habitat Walks for Seniors
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
    online registration Stroller Tours - 50 Years Inside the Oval Office
    online registration TreeKeepers Training
Thu 2   Restoration Workdays
Sat 4   Forest Fitness
      Girl Scout Saturday
    online registration Native Plants: Not Just Backyard Beauties
    online registration Paddle with a Naturalist
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
      Walk with a Naturalist
Sun 5   Bonner Country Fair
    online registration Colossal Cup Golf Scramble - 2014
    online registration Fall Color Hike
    online registration Honey Bee Hike
      Playdate with Nature
      Restoration Workdays
Tue 7   Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Wed 8 online registration Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours - 1:00 PM
    online registration Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours - 2:30 PM
      Little Sprouts–Harvest Hoe-Down
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Thu 9   Connecting Kids with Nature
    online registration Museum Teacher Open House
      Restoration Workdays
Sat 11   Forest Fitness
      Greenbelt Mini Explorers–Patriotic Presidents
      Restoration Workdays
Sun 12   Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Dedication Ceremony
      Restoration Workdays
Mon 13   Playdate with Nature
    online registration Scout Monday - Webelo - Naturalist Badge
Tue 14 online registration Hikin' Tykes - Crows
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Wed 15   Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Thu 16   Restoration Workdays
Fri 17   Community Campfire Friday Nights
Sat 18   Forest Fitness
      Restoration Workdays
      Walk With Docs
Sun 19   Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Tue 21   Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Wed 22   Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
      Small Discoveries–A Happy Halloween
Thu 23   Restoration Workdays
Fri 24 online registration Halloween Hikes - 6:00
    online registration Halloween Hikes - 6:30
    online registration Halloween Hikes - 7:00
    online registration Halloween Hikes - 7:30
    online registration Halloween Hikes - 8:00
Sat 25   Forest Fitness
      Greenbelt Mini Explorers–Halloween Fun
    online registration Halloween Hikes - 6:00
    online registration Halloween Hikes - 6:30
    online registration Halloween Hikes - 7:00
    online registration Halloween Hikes - 7:30
    online registration Halloween Hikes - 8:00
      Restoration Workdays
Sun 26 online registration Archaeology at the Adlai E. Stevenson Home - Session 3
      Restoration Workdays
Tue 28   Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Wed 29 online registration Raptor in the Woods Photography
      Restoration Workdays
      Restoration Workdays
Thu 30   Restoration Workdays

Ongoing Events

Aug 23 - Nov 9 The Farm: Images from the Heartland
Sep 1 - Oct 31 Grassy Lake Restoration Workdays
Sep 7 - Oct 30 Brushwood Farm: Photos by Edward L. Ryerson & Edward Ranney, 1937–74
Sep 13 - Jan 11 The President's Photographer: 50 Years Inside the Oval Office
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