upcoming events : Nature Outing to Kickapoo Woods

“The deep sense of calm that nature provides... protects our heart and mind. The lessons nature teaches us lead to a new birth beyond suffering caused by our acquisitive self-preoccupation.” ~Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Saturday, February 28, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Kickapoo Woods Forest Preserve
14498 S. Halsted St
Riverdale, IL

Click here to register.

Join us for a day of exploration and conservation in our forest preserves to enjoy the scenic beauty of Kickapoo Woods on Saturday, February 28 from 11am to 3pm! A naturalist from the community of Riverdale will provide a tour. Located next to the Little Calmut River, Kickapoo Woods is a great place for recreation, leisure, and learning about prairie and savanna habitat restoration.

Migration, Monarchs, Birds and Me is a service/learning and educational program aimed at engaging diverse audiences throughout the Chicagoland area in stewardship of the wildlife around them. This exciting program is designed for all ages and walks of life.

Sign up your congregation and invite others!

Register yourself or your group. Limited space available--be sure to register early! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free bus transportation can be made available to groups who register over 15 people. Bus pick-up will be at 9:30 a.m. If you are leading a group, please contact us for further information about bus pick up times and suggestions for weather- appropriate clothing to wear. We will provide a snack and drink, although groups are encouraged to bring additional food to share.

Click here for a copy of the event flyer.

For more information, please contact Rev. Debra Williams:
ph: 312-733-4640