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File #: 17-0363    Version: 1 Name: CALENDAR OF EVENTS 10/24/2017 to 11/14/2017
Type: Calendar of Events Status: Filed
File created: 10/5/2017 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/24/2017 Final action: 10/24/2017
Title: CALENDAR OF EVENTS 10/24/2017 to 11/14/2017 Wednesday, 10/25; 4 - 7 pm Preparing for the Cold: How Animals Transition from Summer to Winter; Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion, Chicago Learn how the animals of the Forest Preserves prepare for colder seasons. Explore the area and learn how to find evidence of these animals. Thursday - Sunday, 10/26 - 29; 6:30 - 10:30 pm Night of 1,000 Jack-o'-Lanterns; Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe This spooky cool event is a rare opportunity to experience the moonlit Garden after hours. See the work of master carves on 1,000 LED-lit pumpkins. There will be costumed entertainment along the path, and ghost rains running in the Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America. Friday, 10/27; 5 - 8 pm Stars, Stories, & S'mores; Rolling Knolls, Elgin Bring your family and friends for an opportunity to enjoy an evening in the Forest Preserves. Join us for a cozy fire, s'mores, storytelling, astronomy, night hikes, natural material building and other nature-based a...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

10/24/2017 to 11/14/2017

Wednesday, 10/25; 4 - 7 pm
Preparing for the Cold: How Animals Transition from Summer to Winter; Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion, Chicago
Learn how the animals of the Forest Preserves prepare for colder seasons. Explore the area and learn how to find evidence of these animals.

Thursday - Sunday, 10/26 - 29; 6:30 - 10:30 pm
Night of 1,000 Jack-o'-Lanterns; Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe
This spooky cool event is a rare opportunity to experience the moonlit Garden after hours. See the work of master carves on 1,000 LED-lit pumpkins. There will be costumed entertainment along the path, and ghost rains running in the Model Railroad Garden: Landmarks of America.

Friday, 10/27; 5 - 8 pm
Stars, Stories, & S'mores; Rolling Knolls, Elgin
Bring your family and friends for an opportunity to enjoy an evening in the Forest Preserves. Join us for a cozy fire, s'mores, storytelling, astronomy, night hikes, natural material building and other nature-based activities.

Friday, 10/27; 7 pm
Somewhat Scary Stories, Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Enjoy storytelling and treats around a campfire. Family-friendly program. $2 per person.

Friday, 10/27; 7 pm
Ghosts of Conservation; Little Red Schoolhouse, Willow Springs
Do you believe in ghosts? Celebrate Theodore Roosevelt's birthday with Chicago Audubon's John Elliott by taking a virtual trip to iconic places where some of our heroes and heroines of conservation lived and worked. A few surprises might be on the itinerary.

Saturday, 10/28; 5 - 9 pm
Halloween Hike and Happenings Camp Sullivan, Oak Forest
Take a night hike, try ghost hunting and listen to scary stories at Bachelor's Grove Cemetery. Try our climbing wall, and enjoy live music and s'mores. Costumes are welcome.

Saturday, 10/28; 10 am
Ornithology 101; Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Learn how hollow bones and feathers offer the perfect mix of biology and physics making avian flight a reality.

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