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Forest Preserve District
Activities and Programs

FAMILY PROGRAMS
  • Winterfest -- (3rd Saturday in January at Russell Woods Natural Resource Center)
  • Maple Syrup Day-- March
  • March Hawk Talk-- March
  • Earth Day Tree Planting -- April
  • Earth Day Walk -- April
  • Afton Forest Preserve Tree Planting -- April
  • Russell Hustle Trail Run (5K & 2K Runs) -- Saturday April 8, 2017 10am (FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/RussellHustle5K2K/)
  • Spring Bird Migration Walk/Talk -- May
  • Star Watching Party -- May 6, 2017
  • Mother's Day Wildflower Walk -- May
  • Mother's Day Spring Bird Migration Walk/Talk -- May
  • Wildflower Walk & Turtle Talk -- May
  • Shooting Stars Prairie Flower Walk -- May
  • Annual Sunrise Rotary 8K Run -- May
  • Kids Summer Camp- 6 camps offered June - August (ages 7-9 & 9-11)
  • Summer Evening on the Prairie -- July
  • Star Party Fall Public Event -- September
  • Fall Walks -- October
  • Wee Naturalist Program - November through May (ages 5 to 7)
  • Potawatomi Woods Forest Preserve - Sunrise Rotary 8K Run
  • National Trails Day Event
        AMERICAN HIKING SOCIETY ANNUAL NATIONAL TRAILS DAY
  • River Gathering- Rock Valley College http://www.fourriver.org

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