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Fireworks at Richardson Farm

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: July 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Richardson Adventure Farm, 909 English Prairie Rd Spring Grove, IL 60081

SharePinTweet0 SharesHosted in partnership with Richmond-Spring Grove Area Rotary Club Saturday, July 4th, 2020 6:00 the farm opens for parking Parking for thousands of cars with excellent sight lines to the fireworks show! $20 / […]

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Summer Symphony *registration required*

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: August 23, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Rush Creek Conservation Area, 20501 McGuire Rd, Harvard, IL 60033

SharePinTweet0 SharesDescription: Don’t miss your chance to listen to the chorus of crickets, cicadas and katydids before it’s too late and the summer turns to fall. The insects are active and putting on an amazing show. […]

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Outdoor Discovery Lab: Pond Explorations

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: July 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Pleasant Valley Conservation Area, 13119 Pleasant Valley Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098

SharePinTweet0 SharesDescription: Join us at the Outdoor Discovery Lab this summer! Each stop features themed outdoor experiments that are hands-on and family friendly. In this adventure you will explore a pond habitat. Lab experiences are self-guided […]

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Nature’s Trail Time *registration required*

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: July 14, 2020 @ 2:05 pm – 3:05 pm
Where: Pleasant Valley Conservation Area, 13119 Pleasant Valley Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098

SharePinTweet0 SharesAges 6 and up Children ages 6 through 13 are invited to join us on a guided hike along the trails, exploring and finding nature’s treasures. NOTE: Registration is required for ALL adults and […]

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Nature’s Colors *registration required*

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: July 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Where: Rush Creek Conservation Area, 20501 McGuire Rd, Harvard, IL 60033

SharePinTweet0 SharesDescription: Join us for a story about the colors used in nature’s palette. Then, head out on a short hike to find these colors out in nature! NOTE: Registration is required for ALL adults and […]

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Luminary Bike Ride

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: August 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Fel-Pro RRR Conservation Area, 1520 Crystal Lake Rd, Cary, IL 60013

SharePinTweet0 SharesDescription: Let luminaries light your way as you cycle this moderately hilly paved loop, less than one mile long. Ride the trail once or enjoy several laps with candlelight and glorious colors of sunset illuminating […]

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Howl at the Moon *registration required*

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: July 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Marengo Ridge Conservation Area, 2411 N, IL-23, Marengo, IL 60152

SharePinTweet0 SharesDescription: Explore Marengo Ridge at night with (or without) your favorite furry friend! Take a self-guided night hike along a 1.25 mile loop. Leashed dogs are invited but not required to enjoy this event. Please […]

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Family Adventure Hike: Bug Netting *registration required*

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: August 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Kishwaukee Headwaters Conservation Area, 1606 Dean St, Woodstock, IL 60098

SharePinTweet0 SharesDescription: Get out of the house and create your own adventure exploring the natural marvels of McHenry County. We provide insect nets, collection equipment, field guides and magnifiers, and a brief lesson on the use […]

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Discovery Days: Fascinating Frogs *registration required*

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: July 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: Exner Marsh Conservation Area, 9000 N Lakewood Rd, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

SharePinTweet0 SharesAges 2 and up Description:Enjoy an hour and a half of fun educational activities focused on our special theme of the day. A game, craft, snack, and other hands-on experiences help participants explore these […]

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Discovery Days: Animal Homes *registration required*

June 30, 2020 Melissa Haak 0
When: August 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: The Hollows Conservation Area, 3804 US-14, Cary, IL 60013

SharePinTweet0 SharesAges 2 and up Description: Enjoy an hour and a half of fun educational activities focused on our special theme of the day. A game, craft, snack, and other hands-on experiences help participants explore how […]