River Kayaking 101
Aug
23
1:00 PM13:00

River Kayaking 101

  • Trailside Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Introductory class for new river kayakers. Technique and instruction provided prior to a short hands-on paddle along the Des Plaines River to Maywood Grove. Shuttle provided back to Trailside Museum.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Call 312-533-5751.

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River Kayaking 101
Aug
23
5:30 PM17:30

River Kayaking 101

  • Trailside Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Introductory class for new river kayakers. Technique and instruction provided prior to a short hands-on paddle along the Des Plaines River to Maywood Grove. Shuttle provided back to Trailside Museum.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Call 312-533-5751.

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Wolf Road Prairie Talk, Tour, and Fest
Aug
24
10:00 AM10:00

Wolf Road Prairie Talk, Tour, and Fest

Celebrate the history of the Midwest and the beautiful Wolf Road Prairie Nature Preserve at this FREE summer festival. Enjoy learning about Wolf Road Prairie ecology and restoration efforts from the prairie ecologist and explore the prairie with a knowledgeable guide. Program offered at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Event also includes: visits with live raptors (10:30am – 12:30pm), crafts and art for sale, historic re-enactors, dulcimer players, genealogy advice, quilt displays, Greek traditional dancers, music, food, and more.

Please rsvp for the prairie program and tour at https://bitly.com/wolfroadprairie.

For more information about the fest, send an email to r.cabe@sbcglobal.net . Sponsored by Save the Prairie Society.

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Fall Perennial & Tool Exchange
Sep
7
9:30 AM09:30

Fall Perennial & Tool Exchange

Presented by Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory (FOPCON).

Join other gardeners and share your favorite perennials, houseplants and extra garden tools at FOPCON’s annual Fall Exchange. Drop off materials from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Conservatory. Come back to pick up items from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.

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Edible Gardening Checklist for Success + Q & A
Sep
7
2:00 PM14:00

Edible Gardening Checklist for Success + Q & A

Deep Roots Project Edible Gardening Methods in Review

It’s time to share lessons learned this edible gardening season (and previous seasons too). Bring your gardening questions, discoveries, successes, mistakes and experiences.

Time to review the Deep Roots edible garden checklist for success.

The goal is to make gardening both fun and efficient. Deep Roots Project is always thinking of new ways to save time and money. Many members of the Deep Roots community like to learn edible gardening by trying out new methods and tweaking old ones.

Bring your gardening stories and questions.

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Migrating Monarchs Celebration
Sep
8
12:00 PM12:00

Migrating Monarchs Celebration

Journey with the monarch butterflies as they begin their migration to Mexico. Watch live monarch butterflies being tagged and released, enjoy music, crafts, and activities. Get gardening information and learn how you can help save this butterfly. Food available for purchase. Sponsored by the Forest Preserves of Cook County.

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Plant Blindness
Sep
15
2:30 PM14:30

Plant Blindness

We could not survive without plants. Yet, the public largely overlooks this entire set of organisms. Children recognize conspicuous animals or the Nike swish, but will struggle to name more than a few plants. Botanist Chris Benda will introduce the concept of “plant blindness”: the inability to notice and understand the amazing diversity of plants that surround us every day. How can we change this trend? Chris will share his ideas. Sponsored by West Cook Wild Ones.

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Repair Cafe
Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Repair Cafe

  • Oak Park Senior Citizens' Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Repair Cafes are free meeting places, and they’re all about fixing things, rather than throwing them away. At the Repair Cafe, you’ll find the tools and materials to help you make any repairs you need. You’ll also find repair specialists to help you, such as electricians, seamstresses, jewelry experts, carpenters, and general fix-it folks. They usually meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Oak Park Senior Citizens’ Center, 414 S. Oak Park Ave., in Oak Park.

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Screening 'The Human Element'
Sep
23
7:00 PM19:00

Screening 'The Human Element'

FILM DESCRIPTION: Renowned photographer James Balog (prominently featured in “Chasing Ice”) uses his camera to reveal how environmental change is affecting the lives of everyday Americans. Following the four classical elements—air, earth, fire and water—to frame his journey, Balog explores wildfires, hurricanes, sea level rise, coal mining, and the changes in the air we breathe. He takes it further by examining the effects of the fifth element—the human element—to tell an urgent story while giving inspiration for a more balanced relationship between humanity and nature.

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Screening 'A Plastic Ocean'
Sep
23
7:30 PM19:30

Screening 'A Plastic Ocean'

‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be followed by discussion about how to live a plastic-free life. Make reservations at richard.alton@gmail.com.

FILM DESCRIPTIOIN: In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre our researchers found more plastic than plankton. A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafood’s fatty tissues, and eventually consumed by us. 

During its four-year production period, A Plastic Ocean was filmed in 20 locations around the world in beautiful and chilling detail to document the global effects of plastic pollution–and introduce workable technology and policy solutions that can, if implemented in time, change things for the better.

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Aurora GreenFest: Celebrating the Power of Ten
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Aurora GreenFest: Celebrating the Power of Ten

  • Prisco Community Center and McCullough Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come to the Aurora GreenFest on Sept. 28 and learn how to take care of the environment and have fun at the same time. Be ready for a day filled with fun activities to live more sustainably and help save our planet. As always, the GreenFest is a free and accessible event, so bring the whole family. 

The GreenFest is 10 years old this year!  This year’s theme: “Celebrating the Power of Ten!”  all about the top 10 ways to help the environment and stop climate change. 

Aurora Greenfest invites lots of wonderful, sustainability-minded exhibitors, including local non-profits and businesses with a green story to tell. They welcome local farmers, who help them find clean, organic food. They invite local artists and crafters with a theme of reusing old or found objects or nature themes. Volunteers, sponsors and exhibitors please sign up on their website, www.auroragreenfest.com.

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Beer in the Woods (LaBagh Woods)
Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

Beer in the Woods (LaBagh Woods)

Drink outstanding craft beer and cider at the best venue in town – LaBagh Woods on the northwest side of Chicago! Enjoy interactive live animal presentations, nature-themed crafts, picnic games, a flash bioblitz, an “Ultimate Camp Site” display, bird walks, home brewing demonstrations, food trucks, and a DJ!

All of the proceeds from this event will support the Friends of the Forest Preserves’ mission: Uniting people to protect, promote, and care for the forest preserves in Cook County.

Photo by James Warden of Five Lake Arts.

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Solar Panels: Behind the Scenes
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

Solar Panels: Behind the Scenes

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the new solar panel installation at the Oak Park Conservatory, learn how solar energy is being used, and interact with a solar panel expert to learn how you can support solar in your energy conservation effort at home. Presented by the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory (FOPCON). FREE for FOPCON members; $10 for non-members. Visit www.fopcon.org to become a member.

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The Great Pumpkin Smash
Nov
2
4:00 PM16:00

The Great Pumpkin Smash

Don't know what to do with that old pumpkin? Why not smash it down Barrie Sled Hill and enter your carved work of art in the mushiest and squishiest event of the season? All participants will start at the top of Barrie Hill and smash their pumpkins to smithereens. Free and open to the public - no need to pre-register, just show up ready to SMASH! Pumpkin parts will be composted at the end of the event.

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Peace in the Park #3
Aug
20
7:00 PM19:00

Peace in the Park #3

Feeling stressed out by the fast pace on your daily routine? What better way to reset your clock than by taking the time to reconnect with the natural world around you. Join the Park District of Oak Park for this relaxing program at Austin Gardens. Each session will focus on a new way of slowing down and taking time to relax. From yoga and meditation to sketching and journaling you're sure to feel rejuvenated and ready to take on the day. Cost is $15 for residents and $19 for non-residents.

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'Our Rivers' Presentation by Mark Hauser
Aug
18
2:30 PM14:30

'Our Rivers' Presentation by Mark Hauser

Historic photos, maps and diagrams show the fascinating history of the Chicago River. Presenter Mark Hauser will share it with you–from the post-glacial world, through European exploration and exploitation, to the modern city with a troubled (albeit cleaner) river. Learn about the challenges facing the Chicago River today and how you can help.

Active with the Friends of the Chicago River since 2007, Mark Hauser manages the Chicago River Schools Network. He trains volunteers in restoration projects such as repairing gullies, monitoring wildlife habitat, and conducting plant surveys. Mark teaches ecology classes for NEIU, UIC, Loyola University, DePaul University, and Roosevelt University.

This event is sponsored by West Cook Wild Ones.

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12th Annual Micro Brew Review
Aug
17
3:00 PM15:00

12th Annual Micro Brew Review

Join Seven Generations Ahead in downtown Oak Park on Saturday, August 17, for brews, bites and tunes at the largest zero-waste craft beer fest in the Midwest!

Enjoy a great beer festival and help raise vital funds for Seven Generations Ahead, an environmental non-profit working to promote healthy and sustainable communities.

Featuring inventive brews from 80+ of the Midwest's finest craft breweries, live music and small plates from restaurants that serve local, sustainable food, this is one of Chicagoland's top craft beer festivals of the summer.

And with nothing from the event going to landfill, by coming to this event you're doing a good thing for the planet too!

The Oak Park Micro Brew Review is a fundraising event. Tickets are non-refundable.

See all of the amazing BREWERS here.

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Repair Cafe
Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Repair Cafe

  • Oak Park Senior Citizens' Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Repair Cafes are free meeting places, and they’re all about fixing things, rather than throwing them away. At the Repair Cafe, you’ll find the tools and materials to help you make any repairs you need. You’ll also find repair specialists to help you, such as electricians, seamstresses, jewelry experts, carpenters, and general fix-it folks. They usually meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Oak Park Senior Citizens’ Center, 414 S. Oak Park Ave., in Oak Park.

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Kayak the Pond #6
Aug
14
6:00 PM18:00

Kayak the Pond #6

  • Trailside Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn to kayak on Trailside’s pond. All materials and instruction are provided. $5/person or $10/family. Please sign up in advance for one session only. No groups.

Session 1: 2pm
Session 2: 6pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Call Trailside at 708-366-6530.

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Kayak the Pond #5
Aug
14
2:00 PM14:00

Kayak the Pond #5

  • Trailside Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn to kayak on Trailside’s pond. All materials and instruction are provided. $5/person or $10/family. Please sign up in advance for one session only. No groups.

Session 1: 2pm
Session 2: 6pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Call Trailside at 708-366-6530.

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Birds, Bees, and Butterflies: A Native Garden Tour
Aug
10
1:00 PM13:00

Birds, Bees, and Butterflies: A Native Garden Tour

  • Trailside Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This tour offers you an opportunity to visit 8 private and public gardens in Oak Park and River Forest that are brimming with life and beauty. The host gardeners are excited to walk you through these treasured spaces. Each stop on the tour is unique, reflecting each gardener’s interests. You will see and hear about how these gardens are making important contributions to sustaining life on this planet.

Many of the plants on view are not widely known or used in gardens, so here's your chance to learn about Illinois’ unique, under-used plants. Let's develop a sense of place that reflects Illinois’ rich natural history heritage too.

You will receive a map by e-mail the day before the tour. Be sure to check your e-mail on Friday 8/9. :)

Online ticket sales end 8/8/19 at 11:59 PM. You can purchase tickets the day of event for $15 non-members and $12 for Wild Ones members at Trailside Museum. Children attend free. With support from PlanIt Green and Interfaith Green Network.

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Friends of the Fox River Annual Craft Beer FUNdraiser
Aug
5
7:00 PM19:00

Friends of the Fox River Annual Craft Beer FUNdraiser

  • Bandito Barney's Beach Club and Bordello (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sample new local craft beers, win some great deals on goods and services from favorite local businesses at a silent auction, and take chance at winning an awesome raffle prize!

Admission is $45 at the door. Current members pay just $25!

ALL proceeds directly to support Friends of the Fox River’s work to clean, restore, and protect the Fox River.

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Green Built Home Tour, Day 2
Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

Green Built Home Tour, Day 2

Join the Illinois Green Alliance to tour sustainable, healthy homes in Northern Illinois. Meet the builders, designers, and homeowners behind the green homes, experience the latest sustainable home technologies in action, and learn what you can do in your own home. Passport Tickets are now available for the 2019 tour. More information coming soon about the homes featured on this year’s tour!

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Film Screening 'Right to Harm'
Aug
3
7:00 PM19:00

Film Screening 'Right to Harm'

An exposé on the public health impact of factory farming across the United States, told through the eyes of residents in five rural communities. Filmmakers Matt Wechsler and Annie Speicher skillfully weave together stories of farmers, mothers, scientists and politicians from the American Southwest to the Eastern Shore, each sharing how their lives were forever changed by factory farming. Known formally as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations – or CAFOs – these facilities produce millions of gallons of untreated waste that destroys the quality of life for nearby neighbors.

The film features agricultural economist John Ikerd, who abandoned industry beliefs after a 14-year career as a livestock marketing specialist. After the farm crisis of the 1980s he realized, “The farmers who were in the biggest trouble, were the ones doing the things we so-called experts were telling them to do.”

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History Walk at Evans Field Forest
Aug
3
10:00 AM10:00

History Walk at Evans Field Forest

Once the home of the eponymous Wallace Evans Game Farm, history here is shared by Native Americans, early settlers, a 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps camp, and now generations of hikers, bicyclists and fans of nature. We’ll walk past a marsh and through woods along the Des Plaines River that are home to diverse flora and fauna. Along the way we might meet Wallace Evans and his father Samuel, Ernest Hemingway, and the mostly anonymous CCC workers.

Tickets are $10 each. Click here to purchase tickets. For questions, call 708-848-6755.

Co-hosted by the Forest Preserve’s Trailside Museum and led by retired naturalist John Elliott. Evans Field Forest Preserve is east of Thatcher Ave. at the intersection with Bloomingdale. Meet at the east end of the parking lot at 10 a.m. on August 3.

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Green Built Home Tour, Day 1
Aug
3
10:00 AM10:00

Green Built Home Tour, Day 1

Join the Illinois Green Alliance to tour sustainable, healthy homes in Northern Illinois. Meet the builders, designers, and homeowners behind the green homes, experience the latest sustainable home technologies in action, and learn what you can do in your own home. Passport Tickets are now available for the 2019 tour. More information coming soon about the homes featured on this year’s tour!

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Peace in the Park #2
Jul
23
7:00 PM19:00

Peace in the Park #2

Feeling stressed out by the fast pace on your daily routine? What better way to reset your clock than by taking the time to reconnect with the natural world around you. Join us for this relaxing program at Austin Gardens. Each session we will focus on a new way of slowing down and taking time to relax. From yoga and meditation to sketching and journaling you're sure to feel rejuvenated and ready to take on the day. Cost is $15 for residents and $19 for non-residents.

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Showcase Edible Garden Tour + Memorial Potluck Dinner
Jul
21
4:00 PM16:00

Showcase Edible Garden Tour + Memorial Potluck Dinner

In memory of Eco-Champion Sally Stovall

Deep Roots Project and Green Community Connections invite the community to see and taste the beauty of this showcase edible garden between 4 and 8 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at the home of Estelle Carol, 323 S. East Ave., Oak Park. Bringing a dish and/or beverage to share is not required but is greatly appreciated.

July 21 Schedule:

• 4 to 6 p.m. showcase garden tours + potluck appetizers
• 6 to 8 p.m. potluck dinner
• 7 p.m. sing along (songs to remember Sally chosen by her children)

This garden is dedicated to Sally Stovall, local eco-champion and co-founder of Green Community Connections, who died suddenly on May 21. To learn more about Sally's wide-ranging environmental work, go here.

RSVP here on EventBrite to help us anticipate attendance.

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Adopt-a-Block Party & Alley Clean-Up
Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Adopt-a-Block Party & Alley Clean-Up

Begin at 10 a.m. when the Village of Oak Park will provide gloves, bags, containers and explain best practices for disposing of waste. Cleanup will take place on the 500 S. blocks of Elmwood and Gunderson and the alley between them, also on Adams St. Then at 11 a.m., it’s time to party with your neighbors. There will be music, food, and soft drinks available. Sponsored by Our Planet Automotive, in memory of Sally Stovall, Oak Park’s green guru.

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Sugar Beet Edible Garden Tour
Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Sugar Beet Edible Garden Tour

At the peak of growing season you will get an insider's peek into the edible gardens of our neighbors in Oak Park, River Forest, Berwyn and Austin.  You are invited into beautiful private and verdant community gardens to learn more about urban agriculture and get inspired to grow your own food!  This is a day of learning, fun and enjoyment!  No dogs, please.

Ticket Sales and Map pickup the day of the tour 9am-1pm at

Sugar Beet Food Co-op 812 Madison Oak Park, IL

BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE TO SAVE!
PREORDER TICKETS
KIDS (10+) - $8
ADULTS (18+) - $15 (SAVE $5 OFF OF DAY OF EVENT PRICING) ADULT SUGAR BEET FOOD CO-OP OWNER - $12

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
DAY OF EVENT - ADULT TICKETS $20 KIDS $10 - AVAILABLE AT THE CO-OP ONLY.

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Repair Cafe
Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Repair Cafe

Repair Cafes are free meeting places, and they’re all about fixing things, rather than throwing them away. At the Repair Cafe, you’ll find the tools and materials to help you make any repairs you need. You’ll also find repair specialists to help you, such as electricians, seamstresses, jewelry experts, carpenters, and general fix-it folks. They usually meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Oak Park Senior Citizens’ Center, 414 S. Oak Park Ave., in Oak Park.

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Kayak the Pond #4
Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

Kayak the Pond #4

  • Trailside Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn to kayak on Trailside’s pond. All materials and instruction are provided. $5/person or $10/family. Please sign up in advance for one session only. No groups.

Session 1: 2pm
Session 2: 6pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Call Trailside at 708-366-6530.

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Kayak the Pond #3
Jul
17
2:00 PM14:00

Kayak the Pond #3

  • Trailside Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn to kayak on Trailside’s pond. All materials and instruction are provided. $5/person or $10/family. Please sign up in advance for one session only. No groups.

Session 1: 2pm
Session 2: 6pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Call Trailside at 708-366-6530.

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New Programs from the Forest Preserves of Cook County
Jul
14
2:30 PM14:30

New Programs from the Forest Preserves of Cook County

The Forest Preserves of Cook County may surprise you with its new programming. Conservation@Home, Bird the Preserves, and the Greater Maywood Paddling Programs are just a few new offerings. Join West Cook Wild Ones as they explore the programming that goes beyond Forest Preserves’ borders to target new audiences and tap into community support.

Presenter Nina Baki is the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Over the past 15 years, Nina has worked in the field of conservation connecting people to the outdoors through interpretive programs and activities. Currently, Nina works on outreach and engagement opportunities to promote the Forest Preserves and its resources, exposing people to nature and sharing how to live more sustainable and healthy life for themselves and the environment.

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Author Susan Subak of 'The Five-Ton Life'
Jul
10
7:00 PM19:00

Author Susan Subak of 'The Five-Ton Life'

Meet author Susan Subak and hear her presentation about discovering low carbon culture in west suburban Chicago. Her program is based on her book, The Five-Ton Life, a 2018 release from the University of Nebraska Press.

Subak explores important information related to Oak Park's greenhouse gas emissions profile, including fuel mix, the built environment, and mobility patterns, grounded in part by a history that pre-dates the widespread use of the automobile. She will review how Oak Park is considered, along with its neighbors Forest Park, Berwyn, and Maywood. The presentation includes a slide show and a book signing. Her book discusses carbon dioxide emissions from west suburban Chicago and other examples located on the East Coast of the United States.

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In-Person Training to be Volunteer Monarch Monitor
Jul
9
4:30 PM16:30

In-Person Training to be Volunteer Monarch Monitor

How successful is milkweed at helping monarch butterflies? The Field Museum needs your help to find out. Volunteer 30 minutes per week monitoring monarchs for the museum's Keller Science Action Center. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf3J4-LrwRXzMv3mkqgmxTQO1ZpUrdcb-7cRil1RRZH55Yb4A/viewform

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In-Person Training to be Volunteer Monarch Monitor
Jul
8
1:00 PM13:00

In-Person Training to be Volunteer Monarch Monitor

How successful is milkweed at helping monarch butterflies? The Field Museum needs your help to find out. Volunteer 30 minutes per week monitoring monarchs for the museum's Keller Science Action Center. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf3J4-LrwRXzMv3mkqgmxTQO1ZpUrdcb-7cRil1RRZH55Yb4A/viewform

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Digital Training to be Volunteer Monarch Monitor #2
Jul
3
12:00 PM12:00

Digital Training to be Volunteer Monarch Monitor #2

How successful is milkweed at helping monarch butterflies? The Field Museum needs your help to find out. Volunteer 30 minutes per week monitoring monarchs for the museum's Keller Science Action Center. Digital training will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf3J4-LrwRXzMv3mkqgmxTQO1ZpUrdcb-7cRil1RRZH55Yb4A/viewform

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Screening 'A Plastic Oean'
Jul
1
7:30 PM19:30

Screening 'A Plastic Oean'

Sally Stovall Memorial Plastic-Free Summer Screening of ‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be followed by discussion about how to live a plastic-free life. Make reservations at richard.alton@gmail.com.

FILM DESCRIPTIOIN: In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre our researchers found more plastic than plankton. A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafood’s fatty tissues, and eventually consumed by us. 

During its four-year production period, A Plastic Ocean was filmed in 20 locations around the world in beautiful and chilling detail to document the global effects of plastic pollution–and introduce workable technology and policy solutions that can, if implemented in time, change things for the better.

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Digital Training to be Volunteer Monarch Monitor
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Digital Training to be Volunteer Monarch Monitor

How successful is milkweed at helping monarch butterflies? The Field Museum needs your help to find out. Volunteer 30 minutes per week monitoring monarchs for the museum's Keller Science Action Center. Digital training will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf3J4-LrwRXzMv3mkqgmxTQO1ZpUrdcb-7cRil1RRZH55Yb4A/viewform

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26th Annual Garden Walk
Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

26th Annual Garden Walk

Prepare for an exciting self-guided tour of eight unique private gardens plus a public space. The Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory and The Garden Club of Oak Park and River Forest are happy to co-sponsors the 26th Annual Garden Walk on Sunday, June 23 – rain or shine.  Once again a “plein air” artist will be demonstrating their amazing creativity. Transportation is needed and  bicycles are a good option.   

Purchase tickets at this website, www.gcoprf.org. Or purchase tickets in person starting June 1st at the Oak Park Conservatory (cash/check only) .

Prior to the event tickets are $15.  FOPCON Members receive a discount. 

Day of tickets (regardless of membership) will be $20 and may be purchased at either the Cheney Mansion (220 N. Euclid, Oak Park) OR the Oak Park Conservatory (815 Garfield Street, Oak Park).

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World's Largest Block Party, Day 2
Jun
22
2:00 PM14:00

World's Largest Block Party, Day 2

Get ready to rock the block for a great weekend of fantastic music, food and fun at the World's Largest Block Party! Entry tickets are $10.  Purchase your tickets by June 10 and the first drink is on us! This is a Zero Waste Event.

Musical Acts

  • FRIDAY, JUNE 21

5:15 pm: Stache

8:00 pm: Hello Weekend

  • SATURDAY, JUNE 22

2:00 pm: Motown Nation

4:00 pm: The Walk-ins

6:00 pm: 7th heaven

8:00 pm: sixteencandlesband

Get those dancing shoes ready!!

Tentative and subject to change; please check back the week of the event to verify schedule! See worldslargestblockparty.com for more information!

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