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File #: 19-0492    Version: 1 Name: PROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Type: Calendar of Events Status: Filed
File created: 12/9/2019 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 12/17/2019 Final action: 12/17/2019
Title: PROPOSED CALENDAR OF EVENTS Department: Conservation and Experiential Programming Summary: Forest Preserves of Cook County Calendar- 12/17/2019 - 1/21/2020 Throughout the winter (when there is snow) Snowshoes Snowshoes are available at 5 nature centers when snow is 4" or greater. Equipment is limited and is loaned with no charge on a first come, first serve basis. Driver's license required. Cross-country Skiing and Ski Rental Starting December 21, as soon as conditions are skiable (frozen ground and 5" snow), Sagawau Nordic is open from 9am - 4pm. Trails will be open and groomed as snow conditions permit and could include a late start or an early finish. Watch our Facebook page and call 630-257-2045 for the most up-to-date trail conditions. Ski Equipment Rental Rentals available from 9 am-2 pm daily. Equipment must be returned by 3:45 pm. Rental package includes skis, bindings, boots and poles. Classic and skate skis available. All children and adult sizes. Visit Forest Pre...
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- 12/17/2019 - 1/21/2020

Throughout the winter (when there is snow)
Snowshoes
Snowshoes are available at 5 nature centers when snow is 4" or greater. Equipment is limited and is loaned with no charge on a first come, first serve basis. Driver's license required.

Cross-country Skiing and Ski Rental
Starting December 21, as soon as conditions are skiable (frozen ground and 5" snow), Sagawau Nordic is open from 9am - 4pm. Trails will be open and groomed as snow conditions permit and could include a late start or an early finish. Watch our Facebook page and call 630-257-2045 for the most up-to-date trail conditions.

Ski Equipment Rental
Rentals available from 9 am-2 pm daily. Equipment must be returned by 3:45 pm. Rental package includes skis, bindings, boots and poles. Classic and skate skis available. All children and adult sizes. Visit Forest Preserve website for rental fees. Groups of 10 or more, Monday through Friday only. Schedule in advance.
Saturdays and Sundays, 12/21 - 12/22, Thursday through Tuesday 12/26 - 12/31; All day
Holiday Magic, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield
Now in its 38th year, celebrate Chicagoland's largest and longest running lights festival. With over one million twinkling LED lights, a 41-foot talking tree, a skating rink, carolers, ice carvers and much more, it's a magical time for the entire family.

Friday, 12/20; 7pm
Evening Owl Hike, Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
Join us for a talk about these nocturnal hunters. Afterwards we will look for these unique predators on a .5-mile hike.

Saturday, 12/21; 10am
Hike the Preserves-Fitness Hike, Sauk Trail Woods, Chicago Heights
Get some exercise, meet new people, and learn about your local Forest Preserves with this new program out on the trails. Fitness Hikes are for those looking to get some exercise outdoors. ...

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