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Departments: Forest Preserve

Forest Preserve Activities & Programs

FAMILY PROGRAMS
  • Winterfest – (3rd Saturday in January at Russell Woods Natural Resource Center)
  • 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) – April
  • Spring Bird Migration Walk/Talk – May
  • Star Watching Party – May
  • Mother’s Day Flower Walk – May
  • Mother’s Day Spring Bird Migration Walk/Talk – May
  • Shooting Stars Prairie Flower Walk – May
  • Annual Sunrise Rotary 8K Run – May
  • Kids Summer Camp- 5 camps offered (ages 7-9 & 9-11) June – August
  • 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
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