UPCOMING EVENTS

Night Owl: Cadette Badge
Sat, Dec 05
Isle a la Cache
Dec 05, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Isle a la Cache, 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville, IL 60446, USA
Explore the mysteries of the world after dark! Spend some time with an interpretive naturalist on a night adventure. Learn about nocturnal creatures, go on a hike and practice using your senses after dark. This program fulfills the requirements for the Cadettes Girl Scouts Night Owl Badge.
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Holiday Owl Hike
Tue, Dec 29
Plum Creek Nature Center
Dec 29, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA
Owls are so interesting and cool, but how much do you really know about the ones in our area? Find out which owls call Illinois home as well as the ones you are likely to find in the preserves and in your neighborhood. Then we will head out on a hike to see if we can hear them.
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Eagle Watch!
Sat, Jan 09
Four Rivers Environmental Education Cent
Jan 09, 2021, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Four Rivers Environmental Education Cent, 25055 S Walnut Ln, Channahon, IL 60410, USA
Bald eagles are spotted regularly at Four Rivers Environmental Education Center! Join us on a crisp, guided hike and take part in both independent and guided outdoor family activities, while hopefully seeing some bald eagles!
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Bonne Annee — A New Year Celebration!
Sat, Jan 09
Isle a la Cache
Jan 09, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Isle a la Cache, 501 E 135th St, Romeoville, IL 60446, USA
Celebrate like it’s 1759! Ring in the New Year French-Canadian fur-trader style with stories and games of Illinois Country around a toasty fire. Make a vintage French craft to take home as a keepsake of this family-friendly event and the Bonne Année, or Good Year, to come.
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Hoot Hike
Thu, Jan 14
Isle a la Cache
Jan 14, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Isle a la Cache, 501 E 135th St, Romeoville, IL 60446, USA
Discover wHoo is a regular nighttime visitor at Isle a la Cache! Find out about owls – what to look and listen for – and then go out on a hike in search of our feathered friends. A naturalist will help the group explore owl habitat and keep ears attuned to owl calls.
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Family Fun Hike at Isle a la Cache
Sat, Jan 16
Isle a la Cache
Jan 16, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Isle a la Cache, 501 E 135th St, Romeoville, IL 60446, USA
Hike through the woods along the Des Plaines River at Isle a la Cache preserve with a naturalist. At designated stops along the way, we’ll pause to try our hand at fun wintertime activities.
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Winter in the Woods: Off-Trail Adventure — Eagles
Sat, Jan 23
Forest Preserve District of Will County
Jan 23, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Forest Preserve District of Will County, 17540 West Laraway Road, Joliet, IL, USA
Explore the woods – off trail – with a naturalist and look for signs of eagles and other active animals in winter. Who knows what we will find? Maybe we’ll find animal tracks or scat. Join us to find out.
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Earth Art Hike
Sat, Jan 23
Plum Creek Nature Center
Jan 23, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA
Get your family outdoors hiking and creating! Earth art is a movement that uses the natural landscape to create sculptures, designs and other art forms that are left on site. Join a naturalist on a hike along the Found Objects Sculpture trail to gain inspiration for your own masterpiece.
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Full Moon Hike
Thu, Jan 28
Four Rivers Environmental Education Cent
Jan 28, 2021, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Four Rivers Environmental Education Cent, 25055 S Walnut Ln, Channahon, IL 60410, USA
Relish in the radiance of the first full moon of 2021 on this guided hike to enjoy the moonlit trails and cold, crisp January air.
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WonderKids: Groundhogs
Sat, Jan 30
Isle a la Cache
Jan 30, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Isle a la Cache, 501 E 135th St, Romeoville, IL 60446, USA
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