Calendar of Events

All Events

August 03
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Scout Merit Badges: Fish and Wildlife Management begins
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ranger Adventure Camp begins
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Children's Story Hour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Art at Mayslake: Teen Media Camp begins
Mayslake, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 04
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
August 05
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell Native-Plant Nursery, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Paddling: Kayaking Basics
Wood Dale Grove, 10 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Archery Beyond the Basics
Blackwell, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
August 06
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country: Musicale
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fishing: Hook, Line and Sinker
Meacham Grove, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 07
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Paddling: Kayaking Basics
Herrick Lake, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 08
Nature Walk
West Chicago Prairie, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
West Chicago Prairie , 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Field Exploration
West Chicago Prairie , 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Paddling: Paddle With a Ranger
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
St. James Farm 1906 Caboose Tour
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
August 09
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell Native-Plant Nursery, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
McKee Marsh Natural History Hike
Blackwell on Mack Road, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Churchill Woods, 9 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
August 10
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell Native-Plant Nursery, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ranger Adventure Camp begins
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Scout Merit Badges: Reptile and Amphibian
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – Noon
Art at Mayslake: Girls Write On! begins
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Children's Story Hour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 11
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Maple Grove, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
August 12
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
August 13
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ranger Trek
Spring Creek Reservoir, Noon – 12:45 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country: Victorian Nature Hike
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 14
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Fishing: Catching and Cooking Catfish
St. James Farm, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
August 15
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Lyman Woods, 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell Native-Plant Nursery, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
St. James Farm Cultural and Natural History Walk
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Archery for All Ages
Springbrook Prairie, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
August 16
Fishing off the Beaten Path
Waterfall Glen, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
Herrick Lake, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
August 17
Children's Story Hour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Art at Mayslake: Adult Painting begins
Mayslake, Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 18
Ranger Trek
Cricket Creek, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
August 19
Little Sprouts Tales and Trails
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Ranger Trek
Greene Valley, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 20
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Home-Schoolers Nature Hike
Waterfall Glen, 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Evening in the Country: Wagon Rides
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fishing for Bass
Meacham Grove, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
August 21
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Paddling: Kayaking Basics
Herrick Lake, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 22
St. James Farm Art and Artifacts Tour
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
August 23
Navigation: Compass 101
Springbrook Prairie, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Archery for All Ages
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
August 24
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell Native-Plant Nursery, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Art at Mayslake: Pastel Workshop
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Children's Story Hour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 25
Art at Mayslake: Pastel Workshop
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
August 26
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Archery Fun Shoot
Blackwell, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Archery for Adults
Churchill Woods, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
August 27
Paddling: Paddle With a Ranger
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country: Fun and Games
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 28
FullersBird Fridays
Fullersburg Woods, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Fishing by Kayak
Mallard Lake, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
August 29
Trek Sawmill Creek
Waterfall Glen, 9 a.m. – Noon
Backyard Chickens
Kline Creek Farm, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
August 30
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
August 31
Children's Story Hour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
September 01
Art at Mayslake: Exploring Watercolors begins
Mayslake, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ranger Trek
Meacham Grove, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Music at Mayslake: Stars of Tin Pan Alley
Mayslake, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
September 02
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell Native-Plant Nursery, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
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