West Ridge Nature Preserve, Park Advisory Council (PAC)

Chicago Park District

 


Spring Is Here.

Summer Will Be Coming Soon.


Our Activity Season Is in Full Swing.


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Say Hello 


to Summer


at Our Community Festival

 in the Nature Preserve


June 20, 3 - 9 p.m.

(Rain Date: June 21)


Celebrating the Grand Opening

of Our Newly Built Nature Play Space


Afternoon and Evening Activities for All Ages


School's Out. Summer Starts. Please Join Us.

Admission FREE - Donations Appreciated

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Time
 Activities
3 - 5 p.m.
Community exhibits* - crafts - food trucks - face painting - nature activities - souvenir table - music by From the Start and Music House
5 - 7 p.m.
In addition: campfire - mashmallow roast - sensory tables -
shelter constrution  - dress up/role playing 
7 - 8 p.m.
Music by Ida May 
8 - 9 p.m.
Bat walk - stargazing

 Upcoming Activities at the Preserve

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Bird Walks 
Sunday
June 2
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Kids Fishing Clinics
Wednesday
June 5
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Sunday
June 16
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Wednesday
July 3 
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Sunday
July 21
Steward Work Day
Sunday
June 16   
10 a.m. - noon
 
Saturday
Jully 20
Summer Festival
           Rain Date
Thursday
Friday
June 20
June 21 
3:30 - 9:00 p.m.

 Nature Hike 
 Saturday
 July 27
 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Meet Up
Registration Needed
Friday
June 7 
9:30 - 11:30  
 Monitoring Cycles
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**Calling Frog Monitoring ongoing. New monitoring cycles begin in June. Click on entire seasonal calendar below or check Kiosk and Facebook.

    
    Special Nature Play Space Activities
    Chicago Park District and Lincoln Park Zoo 

  *Providers/Supporters
    Alderman Andre Vasquez, Emily Oaks Nature Center, 
    Budlong Woods Library, Chicago Friends School, 
    Families Together Coop Nursery, High Ridge YMCA, 
    Master Naturalists, Neighbor to Neighbor libraries, 
    Peggy Notebaert Museum, Rogers Park/West Ridge 
    Historical Society, Forest Play School, West Ridge 
    Nature Preserve Toddler Meet Up, and more.....

Read More about Our PAC Sponsored and Self-Directed Activities

 Toddler Meet Up   (registration required)