Check out some of the great upcoming events in the Cook County Forest Preserves:
|May 24 – September 1
|Butterflies & Blooms at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of live butterflies. This exhibition is filled with species native to North and South America, Asia and Africa, as well as those native to Illinois. Ticket Fee Applies.
|July 26 & 27
Saturday & Sunday
11:00am – 4:00pm
|Herb Garden Weekend at the Chicago Botanic Gardens
Season your weekend with displays, demonstrations, tours and kids’ activities about growing and using a variety of kitchen garden herbs! Vendors will be on-site selling herbal products.
|Nature’s Table at the Little Red School House, Willow Springs
With a little imagination, you can turn common plants into something tasty. Sample a beverage, appetizer, main dish and dessert. We’ll take a hike afterwards! Ages 13 & up, registration required.
|Bike the Trails at River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook
Bring your off-road bike for a leisurely trek through the forest preserves with one of our naturalists! Helmet required, water bottle.
|Films in the Forest at Green Lake Aquatic Center, Calument City
Watch “The Hunger Games” on Thursday, July 31! Pre activities begin at 6:30pm and the movie will begin at dusk. Rated PG-13.