Archive for April 2013

Take Mom Outdoors

Mother’s Day is May 12, 2013, and there is still time to plan a wonderful nature-filled afternoon with mom. Both Chicago and the Chicago suburbs have numerous events that focus on spending time outdoors with the special mom in your life.   River Forest: Woodland Walk on Mother’s Day From 1:00-2:00 pm the Trailside Museum... Read more »

Go Wild With These Free Earth Day 2013 Activities and Celebrations

Earth day 2013 is on Monday April 22, and do you have plans to show your appreciation for Mother Nature yet? If not, there is still plenty of time to find fun and meaningful ways to celebrate this natural holiday in Chicago and Chicagoland. Get outdoors and enjoy the spring weather with these five fun... Read more »

7 Free and Fun Outdoor Wild Chicago Activities This Weekend

Spring into fun this weekend with these free and fun activities at Chicago and Chicagoland forest preserves. These events promise family fun while helping kids learn about the world around them. 1.    Willowbrook Wildlife Center: Return of the Large Predators Learn about the return of large predators like wolves, bears and cougars to Illinois. After... Read more »

Dinosaurs Alive! Returns to Brookfield Zoo with Feathered Family Fun

Check out some prehistoric fun as dinosaurs return to the Brookfield Zoo this weekend, at the Dinosaurs Alive! Exhibit. If you missed this exhibit a few years ago, don’t miss out again as it returns for the 2013 season. The exhibit is nestled in a wooded trail and provides up-close and personal views of life-sized... Read more »
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