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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.
OCTOBER 2 EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER!
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.
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.
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.