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Saturday, May 01
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Sunday, May 02
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Monday, May 03
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Tuesday, May 04
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Wednesday, May 05
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Thursday, May 06
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Friday, May 07
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Saturday, May 08
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Sunday, May 09
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Monday, May 10
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Tuesday, May 11
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Wednesday, May 12
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Thursday, May 13
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Friday, May 14
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Saturday, May 15
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
  • Virtual Program-Building the Erie Canal (11 AM - 12 PM)
    Event details
    CANCELED
    Saturday, May 15
    11 AM - 12 PM
    Join the Erie Canal Museum’s Educator, Derrick Pratt, for a look into the extraordinary waterway, the Erie Canal. Learn why and how it was built, what it accomplished, and what its status is today. The Erie Canal is considered to be one of the engineering marvels of its day. It helped transform a nation by providing a transportation link between the East and the West, and influenced the growth of the Great Lakes region.
     

    CANCELED 
  • Virtual Program-Civil War Stories from the Past (02 PM - 03 PM)
    Event details
    CANCELED
    Saturday, May 15
    02 PM - 03 PM
    Engage with a Dunn Museum educator to hear stories from Lake County during the Civil War. You will learn about new technology used in the war, soldiers who risked their lives by going off to fight, and possible Underground Railroad locations.
     

    CANCELED 
Sunday, May 16
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Monday, May 17
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Tuesday, May 18
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Wednesday, May 19
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
  • Virtual Program-Author Talk-A Civil War Story of the 96th Illinois (07 PM - 08 PM)
    Event details
    Wednesday, May 19
    07 PM - 08 PM
    Author and Dunn Museum curator, Diana Dretske, will discuss the lives of immigrant soldiers in the 96th Illinois, and how a photograph in the Museum’s collections inspired her new book, "The Bonds of War: A Story of Immigrants and Esprit de Corps in Company C, 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry," published by SIU Press.
     
Thursday, May 20
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
  • Virtual Program-Bird Walk and Listen (08 AM - 08:30 AM)
    Event details
    Thursday, May 20
    08 AM - 08:30 AM
    Join us virtually as we stroll through Half Day Forest Preserve and listen to the songs of the migrating birds using a directional microphone. We will share tips on how to learn and memorize their calls and easy ways to ID these birds.
     
  • Virtual Program-Nature's Underdogs-Shrews (12 PM - 01 PM)
    Event details
    Thursday, May 20
    12 PM - 01 PM
    Explore the mysterious world of creatures that live under our feet. Grab your lunch and join us as we learn about a tiny, ferocious carnivore: the shrew.
     
  • Virtual Program-Hiking in Lake County (06 PM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Thursday, May 20
    06 PM - 07 PM
    Want to get out and hike but not sure where to start? Looking for a new place to walk? Come discover the many places to hike in your forest preserves, what to bring and programs to help you get out and enjoy the trails.
     
Friday, May 21
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Saturday, May 22
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Sunday, May 23
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
  • Virtual Program-Turtles of Lake County (02 PM - 03 PM)
    Event details
    Sunday, May 23
    02 PM - 03 PM
    Celebrate World Turtle Day and meet some of the turtles who call Lake County home. We'll learn what they need to survive and how you can help.
     
Monday, May 24
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Tuesday, May 25
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
  • Virtual Program-Lets Go Outside (03 PM - 04 PM)
    Event details
    Tuesday, May 25
    03 PM - 04 PM
    Grab your nature kit and let’s head out to discover what interesting treasures nature will reveal to us. Let’s dig up some creatures for a close-up look through a magnifier. We will see what we can shake loose to observe in our bug box and even create a nature journal to help us document and remember our nature treasures.
     
Wednesday, May 26
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
  • Virtual Program-Object Talk-Janice Christensen and the Wasps (10 AM - 10:45 AM)
    Event details
    Wednesday, May 26
    10 AM - 10:45 AM
    Take a closer look at our Women in the Military Temporary Exhibit virtually. Spend the morning learning about Waukegan’s Janice Christensen and her time as a Women’s Air Force Service Pilot (WASP) during WWII.
     
Thursday, May 27
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
  • Virtual Program-Native Gardeners Club-Ready, Set, Grow (06:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
    Event details
    Thursday, May 27
    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
    Whether you are new to native gardening or a seasoned veteran, these interactive monthly Zoom presentations cover a variety of topics about native plants and how to use them in your home landscapes.
     
  • Virtual Program-Pond Invertebrates (06:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
    Event details
    Thursday, May 27
    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
    We'll collect and take a close look at pond critters.
     
Friday, May 28
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Saturday, May 29
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Sunday, May 30
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources
     
Monday, May 31
  • Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails ROLLINS SAVANNA (06:30 AM - 07 PM)
    Event details
    Saturday, May 01-Monday, May 31
    06:30 AM - 07 PM
    You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
    Answers available on-site after the final trivia sign or found at www.LCFPD.org/resources