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    Upcoming Events

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    Ecological Restoration Workdays at Tawny Oaks @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Please join us at the Park District’s newest prairie planting to aid in the restoration efforts! There will be a short briefing about the work taking place at Tawny Oaks, the importance of restoration work, and how to complete the tasks at hand. No experience is necessary, all tools will be provided.  Dress for the weather and bring water!

    • Th. 10/23  Seed Collection   9 am to Noon
    • Tu. 11/4  Seed Cleaning  9 am to Noon

    Tawny Oaks is located at 715 West Singing Woods Rd. in Edelstein, Ill.

    Hayrides and Hotdogs – Thursdays in October
    Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


    Thursdays in October
    (10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 and 10/30)
    5:00-7:00 pm • $6/age 11+, $4/age 3-10
    or $25 max/family in same household

    Come on out and have an old-fashioned good time. For a small fee you get so much: hot dogs for roasting, chips, carrots, our famous baked beans, marshmallows, and drinks.  Hayrack ride, mid-1800s Autumn Play Party activities (sack races, fortune telling) are included, and children and adult costumes are strongly encouraged.

    Spooktacular Swim Meet @ Central Park Pool
    Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Creatures of the Night @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    F: 10/24 • $3/child, $2/adult
    6:30 pm – Not So Scary Hike (ages 7 & under)
    7:30 pm – Slightly Spooky Hike
    Summon your courage to walk through the dark forest filled with the sounds of night creatures. Learn about bats, owls and more nocturnal animals. This friendly, guided night hike will include a Halloween craft, trick-or-treating, and a campfire (weather permitting), where refreshments and seasonal stories will top off the evening. Feel free to bring a flashlight.

    Barn Dance @ Camp Wokanda
    Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Fr: 10/24, 7-10 pm, $5/person; $20/family

    Come on back for our second barn dance of the year as Jim Hicks and Peggy Holmes keep your feet moving throughout the night. All skill levels are welcome. Follow the lantern-lit path to enjoy music, dancing and snacks in the Dining Hall.