Upcoming Special Events in the Forest Preserves

Check out some of the great upcoming events in the Cook County Forest Preserves:

April 28
Saturday
1:30 p.m.
Zen Garden Relaxation at Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, Willow Springs
Enjoy a mindful walk through nature to open up the sense; benefiting the body and the mind. After the walk, we will create a Zen Garden using natural materials to add balance and flow in our lives. Ages 10 & up. Limit 15.
April 29
Sunday
1:30 p.m.
What’s in Bloom? at River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook
Enjoy a walk to observe and learn about our blooming native ephemeral wildflowers.
May 4
Friday
5:00 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Painting by the Pond – Spring Edition at Rolling Knolls, Elgin
Explored nature through painting! Instructor-led session creating a Georgia O’Keefe-inspired painting of spring ephemeral flowers using a large tree slice as your canvas. All materials provided. Ages 21 & up. BYOB (no glass). $20 per person. Payment required upon registration, (708)386-4042.
May 5
Saturday
6:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
The Big Sit! At River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook
Help us count the birds that live here! Registration preferred at least 2 days prior.