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Programs & Events

Special Events

The Nature Center hosts a variety of special events throughout the year including Earth Day in April, and Winterfest in February of even years. To reach the Bartlett Nature Center call 847-608-3120.

Winterfest:
February in even years. Adopt a Husky provides dog sledding demonstrations. Free activities, exhibitors, and winter fun round out this event.

Open Mic Night

Dec. 5 – 1-3pm

Day Of Fun – Age: 6-13 – 9am-3pm

Sept. 24 – Autumn Fun

Little Tots Nature Class – Age: 2-3 – 10-11am

Sept. 23 – Fall

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10 – 10-11:30am

Sept. 21 – Trees

 

Batty – Age: 4-10

Oct. 3

Dot by Dot – Age: 10 and over – 1:30-3pm

Oct. 9

Spiderdome – Age: 6 and up – 1-2:30pm

Oct. 17

Day Of Fun – Age: 6-13 – 9am-3pm

Oct. 11 – Treasure Hunting

Oct. 22 – Spooky Fun

Little Tots Nature Class – Age: 2-3 – 10-11am

Oct. 7 – Bats

Oct. 21 – Pumpkin

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10 – 10-11:30am

Oct. 5 – Spiders

Oct. 19 – Bats

 

Little Tots Nature Class – Age: 2-3 – 10-11am

Nov. 4 – Reptile

Nov. 18 – Turkey

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10 – 10-11:30am

Nov. 2 – Native Animals

Nov. 16 – Native American

Day of Fun

Nov. 24 – Thanksgiving

Little Tots Nature Class – Age: 2-3 – 10-11am

Dec.2 – Reindeer

Dec. 16 – Gingerbread

 

Homeschool Kids – Age: 5-10 – 10-11:30am

Dec. 7 – Winter Animals

Dec. 21 – Silly Science

Here Comes Winter – Age: 7-10 – 1-2:30pm

Dec. 12

Day of Fun

Dec. 20 – Converting into Something

Dec. 21 – Gingerbread

Dec. 22 – Reindeer

Dec. 23 – Christmas Traditions

Dec. 27 – Antarctic Adventure

Dec. 28 – Gnome Fun

Dec. 29 – Aloha

Dec. 30 – Snow

Jan. 3 – Dragons