Upcoming Events

 

(Special Note: If you’re planning to attend one of the following events,  please register as soon as you can with the hosting organization using the contact information provided below — even if you’re not absolutely sure you can make it. While walk-in attendees are usually permitted, hosts really need attendance numbers in advance to plan properly.) 

 

LECTURES

 

5 December 2017: Coal Swamps, Coral Reefs, and Continental Glaciers: A Look at Prairie-State Geology. 7:00 p.m. at the Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Court, Palatine, IL.  For more information or to sign up, call the library at (847) 358-5881.

8 January 2018: Coal Swamps, Coral Reefs, and Continental Glaciers: A Look at Prairie-State Geology. 7:00 p.m. at the Messenger Public Library, 113 Oak Street, North Aurora, IL.  For more information or to sign up, call the library at (630) 801-4350.

31 January 2018: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 6:30 p.m. at the Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL. For more information or to sign up, call the library at (847) 244-5150, extension 4.

11 February 2018: Coal Swamps, Coral Reefs, and Continental Glaciers: A Look at Prairie-State Geology. 2:00 p.m. at the Jarrett Prairie Center Museum, 7993 N. River Road , Byron, IL.  For more information or to sign up, call the museum at (815) 234-8535, extension 200.

15 February 2018: Illinois Gardening with Native Plants. 7:00 p.m. at the McHenry Public Library, 809 N. Front Street, McHenry, IL. For more information or to sign up, contact the museum at (815) 385-0036.

24 February 2018: Glaciers to Wildflowers: How Illinois’ Living Landscapes Came to Be. Hosted by the Kane County Forest Preserve District and the Geneva and St. Charles Park Districts. 1:00 p.m. at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Drive, St Charles, IL.  $15 registration fee is payable at the door. For more information or to enroll, contact  programs@kaneforest.com or call (630) 444-3190.

1 March 2018: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 7:00 p.m. at the Elgin Public Museum, 225 Grand Boulevard, Elgin, IL.  For more information or to sign up, call the museum at (847) 741-6655.

10 March 2018: Gardening with Nature. 1:30 p.m. at the Little White School Museum, 72 Polk Street, Oswego, IL. For more information or to sign up, contact the museum at (630) 554-2999.

22 March 2018: Illinois Gardening with Nature. 7:00 p.m. at the Prospect Heights Public Library, 12 N. Elm Street, Prospect Heights, IL. For more information or to sign up, contact the library at tcampbell@phpl.info or at (847) 259-3500 extension 530. Registration begins 15 February 2018.

10 April 2018: Ancient Life of Illinois. 7:00 p.m. at the Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL. For more information or to sign up, call the library at (630) 924-2730 or visit mybpl.org.

16 April  2018: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It?  7:00 p.m. at the Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, IL. For more information or to sign up, call the library at (847) 438-3433.

21 April 2018: Climate Change Past and Present. 1:00 p.m. at the Harvard Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley Street, Harvard, IL. For more information or to sign up, call the library at (815) 943-4671.

16 May 2018: Climate Change: What Can We Do About It? 7:00 p.m. at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd, Brookfield, IL. For more information or to sign up, call the library at (708) 248-8433.

19 May 2018: Illinois Gardening with Native Plants. 2:00 p.m. at the Helen Plum Library, 110 W. Maple Street, Lombard, IL. For more information or to sign up, visit helenplum.org or call (630) 627-0316.

17 November 2018: Geology at the Local Level. 10:00 a.m. at a meeting of the Kettle Moraine Chapter of the Wild Ones, held at the Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division Street, Mukwonago, WI.  For more information or to sign up, contact chapter president Mariette Nowak at mmnowak@wi.rr.com.