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Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
December 05, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 05, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Is it Winter Yet? Wildlife in Your Backyard.
Event details:
December 05, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Using live animals and biofacts we will examine how animals are preparing for winter. Songs, sign-language, puppets and stories will enhance the learning.
 

December 05, 2019 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
December 06, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 06, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Walk with a Naturalist: Lakewood
Event details:
December 07, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Enjoy a winter morning with a walk at Lake County’s largest forest preserve, as we stroll through a beautiful mixture of woods, wetlands and prairie.
 

December 07, 2019 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Greenbelt
Event details:
December 07, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 07, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grainger Woods
Event details:
December 07, 2019
Volunteer-11
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 07, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Hibernation and Migration
Event details:
December 08, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn how animals adapt to winter through hands-on activities.
 

December 08, 2019 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
December 08, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 08, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
December 10, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 10, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Hikin' Tykes: Beaver
Event details:
December 10, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschoolers and their adult caregivers will learn about North America's largest rodent through hands on activities and a nature-based story. They will even get the change to see an active lodge.
 

December 10, 2019 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
December 10, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 10, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Lunchtime Tours: Winter in Lake County
Event details:
December 11, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Examine the megafauna of the Ice Age, Potawatomi wigwams, ice harvesting on Diamond Lake and more to learn how Lake County has survived and thrived in the cold.
 

December 11, 2019 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
December 12, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 12, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
December 12, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Unite kids with nature through outdoor exploration and learn the benefits of nature play.
 

December 12, 2019 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Object Talks: The American Mastodon
Event details:
December 12, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
1899 W. Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Take a closer look at a fossilized mastodon leg bone and tooth to learn more about this massive Ice Age mammal and hear the fascinating story of how it was found.
 

December 12, 2019 (2:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Moonlit Meander
Event details:
December 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
There's something unique about a walk in winter in the moonlight. Experience the sounds, smells, and shadowy sights in this beautiful preserve.
 

December 12, 2019 (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
December 13, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 13, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Astronomy Program
Event details:
December 13, 2019
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.
 

December 13, 2019 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf
Event details:
December 14, 2019
PRWO03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Fox River
Event details:
December 14, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wadsworth Savanna
Event details:
December 14, 2019
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
BGI Volunteer Workday: Brushcutting, Bonfire + End of Year Celebration
Event details:
December 14, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hickory Grove Highlands

Cary,IL
60013

Join our Barrington Greenway Initiative partners at a volunteer workday!

Work side-by-side with experienced volunteer stewards and staff from Citizens for Conservation, Audubon Great Lakes, Friends of the Forest Preserves, Forest Preserves of Cook County, and Lake County Forest Preserves.
 

December 14, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
Scout Saturday: Earth Rocks
Event details:
December 14, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join the Lake County Forest Preserves and work towards earning your Earth Rocks badge.
 

December 14, 2019 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Scout Saturday: Night Owl
Event details:
December 14, 2019
boy-scouts01
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Come out for night-time fun and fulfill requirements 1-4 of the Night Owl badge.
 

December 14, 2019 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
The Science Behind Snowflakes
Event details:
December 15, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Drop-in to learn more about how these amazingly unique snow crystals are formed.
 

December 15, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
December 15, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 15, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
December 17, 2019
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 17, 2019 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
December 17, 2019
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 17, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
December 19, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 19, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Lunchtime Tours: Winter in Lake County
Event details:
December 19, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Examine the megafauna of the Ice Age, Potawatomi wigwams, ice harvesting on Diamond Lake and more to learn how Lake County has survived and thrived in the cold.
 

December 19, 2019 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
December 19, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 19, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Preserving Lake County History
Event details:
December 19, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Step back in time to meet the individuals whose efforts preserved Lake County’s historical and natural heritage in the 19th and 20th centuries.
 

December 19, 2019 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
December 20, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 20, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
December 20, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 20, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Sunrise Stroll
Event details:
December 21, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Greet the day with a peaceful walk while watching the sun rise over Lake Michigan.
 

December 21, 2019 (7:00 AM - 8:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Oriole Grove
Event details:
December 21, 2019
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 21, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grant Woods
Event details:
December 21, 2019
GRWO02
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 21, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Heron Creek
Event details:
CANCELED
December 21, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 21, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Solstice Glow Walk
Event details:
December 21, 2019
4:30 PM
The amount of daylight starts increasing today; let's celebrate by taking a late afternoon hike. We will provide glow sticks and the trail to explore.
 

December 21, 2019 4:30 PM
Restoration Workday: McDonald Woods
Event details:
December 22, 2019
MCWO01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 22, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
Event details:
December 22, 2019
INGR04
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 22, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
December 22, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 22, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Owls of Lake County
Event details:
December 23, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Discover the unique adaptations shared by the owls of Lake County through hands-on activities and a guided walk.
 

December 23, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
December 23, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 23, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
December 26, 2019
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 26, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Nature Story Time: The Mitten
Event details:
December 26, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us for an enchanting story of animals and a magical mitten. After the story we'll hike the trail to search for woodland animals.
 

December 26, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
December 27, 2019
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 27, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
December 27, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 27, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna
Event details:
December 28, 2019
ROSA13
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 28, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ryerson
Event details:
December 28, 2019
ERCA08
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 28, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
December 29, 2019
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 29, 2019 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
New Year's Celebration
Event details:
December 31, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Through crafts and activities, learn how people around the world celebrate the start of the new year.
 

December 31, 2019 (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
December 31, 2019
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

December 31, 2019 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
January 02, 2020
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 02, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Museum Family Crafts
Event details:
January 02, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
1899 W. Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Spend your winter break creating free winter-themed crafts at the Dunn Museum.
 

January 02, 2020 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
January 02, 2020
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 02, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Ice Age Encounters
Event details:
January 02, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Come investigate the Ice Age through hands-on demonstrations, looking at fossil casts, and comparing and contrasting to animals today.
 

January 02, 2020 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
January 03, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 03, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Museum Curiosity Stations
Event details:
January 03, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
1899. W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Rotate through the Museum's galleries to experience a variety of hands-on activities.
 

January 03, 2020 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
January 03, 2020
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 03, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Walk with a Naturalist: Grant Woods
Event details:
January 04, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Get out of the house and enjoy a walk in Grant woods with its gently rolling landscape.
 

January 04, 2020 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
January 05, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 05, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
January 07, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 07, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Lunchtime Tours: The First People of Lake County
Event details:
January 08, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Spend time learning about the first people of Lake County in our gallery and wigwam exhibit.
 

January 08, 2020 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Reset your Winter Clock Walk
Event details:
January 09, 2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Start the New Year with a peaceful morning hike. Learn how we, along with the natural world, are attuned to the changing amount of daylight during the winter months.
 

January 09, 2020 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
January 09, 2020
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 09, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Connecting Kids with Nature
Event details:
January 09, 2020
kids-stock01
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Unite kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn the benefits of nature play.
 

January 09, 2020 (10:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
January 09, 2020
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 09, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
January 10, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 10, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
January 10, 2020
ROSA-NSN-water-parsnip-460x360
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 10, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Howl at the Moon Stroll
Event details:
January 10, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Take in the full moon over Lake Michigan as we stroll on a moonlit walk. On our stroll we will learn about animals and their relationship with the moon.
 

January 10, 2020 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Astronomy Program
Event details:
January 10, 2020
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.
 

January 10, 2020 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Prairie Wolf
Event details:
January 11, 2020
PRWO03
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 11, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
January 12, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 12, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
January 14, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 14, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Senior Series: Waukegan’s Blodgett Brothers
Event details:
January 15, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hear the stories of one of Waukegan’s early families, the Blodgetts, including their involvement in anti-slavery societies, the Civil War, and Abraham Lincoln’s visit to Waukegan.
 

January 15, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
January 16, 2020
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 16, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
January 16, 2020
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 16, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Mobile Apps for the Nature Lover
Event details:
January 16, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Learn about nature applications for your phone and how they can help enrich your outside adventures.
 

January 16, 2020 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
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January 17, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 17, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery
Event details:
January 17, 2020
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 17, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Sunrise Stroll: Hastings Lake
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January 18, 2020
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Explore Hastings Lake in the serene stillness of an early winter morning.
 

January 18, 2020 (7:00 AM - 8:30 AM)
Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods
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January 19, 2020
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 19, 2020 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
January 19, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 19, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Animals in Winter
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January 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Discover the winter survival strategies of local animals through hands-on discovery and a guided walk in the winter woods.
 

January 20, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Museum Curiosity Stations
Event details:
January 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
1899. W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Rotate through the Museum's galleries to experience a variety of hands-on activities.
 

January 20, 2020 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Playdate with Nature - School Day Off
Event details:
January 20, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial.
 

January 20, 2020 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
January 21, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 21, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Hikin' Tykes: Snow
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January 21, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Learn about snow and how winter impacts animals and plants. Nature-based story, craft and outdoor exploration round out this hands-on experience.
 

January 21, 2020 (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Lunchtime Tours: The First People of Lake County
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January 22, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Spend time learning about the first people of Lake County in our gallery and wigwam exhibit.
 

January 22, 2020 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
January 23, 2020
OLSC04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 23, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Votes For Women Celebration
Event details:
January 23, 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mundelein's Kirk Players present an evening of performances honoring the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote. There will be a professional storyteller, historical speeches and a presentation of a one-act play, "A Woman's Influence" by Gertrude Jennings.
 

January 23, 2020 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
CANCELED
January 24, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 24, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Exhibit Opening: Reima V. Ratti: Life and Art in the Great Depression
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January 24, 2020
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us for the opening of the exhibit: Reima V. Ratti: Life and Art in the Great Depression. Hear about the artist’s life, learn about Lake County in the Great Depression, and explore Ratti's works of art with gallery talks.
 

January 24, 2020 (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Wildflowers in Winter
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January 26, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Ever wonder what those scraggly looking "weeds" are in the snowy fields? Now's your chance to find out! Join an educator to identify a few of those plants and their functions.
 

January 26, 2020 (10:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
January 26, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 26, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
January 28, 2020
CUMA03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 28, 2020 (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Restoration Workday: Old School
Event details:
January 30, 2020
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 30, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake
Event details:
CANCELED
January 31, 2020
GRLA01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

January 31, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
CANCELED 
Walk with a Naturalist: Greenbelt Forest Preserve
Event details:
February 01, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Come enjoy winter and learn about the amazing restoration work restoration that has done at this site.
 

February 01, 2020 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours
Event details:
February 01, 2020
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Come celebrate Adlai E. Stevenson II Day in Illinois! Drop in to learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations. Tour his home, a National Historic Landmark, at your own pace.
 

February 01, 2020 (12:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Groundhog or Woodchuck? Drop-In
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February 02, 2020
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Celebrate this unique tradition by dropping in anytime during open hours to learn about Lake County's largest squirrel and one of the few true mammal hibernators of Lake County.
 

February 02, 2020 (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)
Event details:
February 02, 2020
CUMA03
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

February 02, 2020 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
 
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