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File #: 19-0108    Version: 1 Name: Partnering for Birds - A guide to birds of conservation concern, their habitats and best management practices in the Forest Preserves of Cook County
Type: Calendar of Events Status: Filed
File created: 12/21/2018 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: PROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 5/21/2019 - 6/25/2019 Coming in Spring Bees & Beyond, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe Throughout the year, the Garden is focusing on Bees & Beyond, a program that inspires a genuine appreciation for the vital role pollinators play in our everyday lives and in maintaining a healthy, diverse plant. Look for pollinator-themed display gardens' topiaries' a months-long interactive exhibition. Pollinator's Perspective; and more, including After Hours Buzz, a series of cocktail events with scientists. Explore the stunning diversity of pollinators and the ways you can help protect these important creatures. Learn more at the Chicago Botanic Garden website. Fridays and Saturdays, 5/21 - 8/10; 5pm - 9pm Summer Nights, Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield Brookfield Zoo's summertime event is back for a sixth season! Enjoy the zoo in a...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
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PROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming

Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar - 5/21/2019 - 6/25/2019

Coming in Spring
Bees & Beyond, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe
Throughout the year, the Garden is focusing on Bees & Beyond, a program that inspires a genuine appreciation for the vital role pollinators play in our everyday lives and in maintaining a healthy, diverse plant. Look for pollinator-themed display gardens' topiaries' a months-long interactive exhibition. Pollinator's Perspective; and more, including After Hours Buzz, a series of cocktail events with scientists. Explore the stunning diversity of pollinators and the ways you can help protect these important creatures. Learn more at the Chicago Botanic Garden website.

Fridays and Saturdays, 5/21 - 8/10; 5pm - 9pm
Summer Nights, Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield
Brookfield Zoo's summertime event is back for a sixth season! Enjoy the zoo in a new light with cooler evening weather, enhanced dining, beer and wine garden, live music, roaming performers, Animal Ambassadors, and a new laser light show, all surrounded by wildlife and nature.

Every Day, 5/22 - 9/29; (All day)
Brick Safari, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield
Brick Safari features more than 40 life-size animal sculptures created from millions of individual colored LEGO bricks! The menagerie of animals will be located along a winding, wooded pathway on the east side of the park, and many of the sculptures are based on some Brookfield Zoo favorites, such as the lion, giraffe, snow leopard, and pangolin. Open during zoo hours.

Saturday, 5/25; 10am - 5pm
Butterflies & Blooms, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe
Immerse yourself in a garden habitat filled with hundreds of live butterflies from around the world, as well as some native to North America. Tickets are required.

Saturday, 5/25; 11am - 7pm
Aquatic Centers - Free Day (all locations)
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