Spooky Stroll: 6:30-7:30 session

Austin Gardens Park Permit - 167 Forest Avenue, Oak Park IL 60302

Spend the evening strolling through the spooky setting of Austin Gardens, decorate your own pumpkin, get your face painted, and finish the evening with a magic show! Halloween costumes encouraged. Each person attending must be registered.

Spooky Stroll: 7:30-9:00 session

Austin Gardens Park Permit - 167 Forest Avenue, Oak Park IL 60302

Spend the evening strolling through the spooky setting of Austin Gardens, decorate your own pumpkin, get your face painted, and finish the evening with a magic show! Halloween costumes encouraged. Each person attending must be registered.

Danada Preserve Prescribed Burn

15 Passenger Bus #1 w/Lift #219 - 218 Madison Street, Oak Park IL 60302

“Fire? I’ll take you to burn!” No, really! Prescribed burns are a way for ecologists to help grasslands and prairies continue to grow without wildfires, and we get to dive into the process! Explore the equipment that burn crews use, and how the weather affects when they can actually use them to burn things for …

Cultural Exploration: 26th Annual Harvest Pow Wow

15 Passenger Bus #1 w/Lift #219 - 218 Madison Street, Oak Park IL 60302

Update: The date of the Harvest Pow Wow has moved! Instead of September 18th, we will be attending on November 13th.   We’re celebrating Native American tradition by visiting the Harvest Pow Wow! Put on by the Midwest SOARRING Foundation, this event shares culture through dance, art, drumming, and storytelling. Bring your own lunch, or try native …

Sculpture Park Art Hike

15 Passenger Bus #2 No Lift #202 - 218 Madison Street, Oak Park IL 60302

  With over 100 acres, The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park has 29 sculptures by internationally recognized artists! How many can we visit in one hike? This is a combination trip with the Active Adults and their Program Supervisor, so it’s a family affair!   Pickup Schedule: - Dole Center 9:00A - Pleasant Home9:10A - Fox Center …

Snowshoeing at Fullersburg Woods

15 Passenger Bus #1 w/Lift #219 - 218 Madison Street, Oak Park IL 60302

Zip up your winter coats and put on those hats & gloves - we’re out in the snow today and trying ourhands at snowshoeing! Let’s end 2022 with one last adventure!

The Final Frontier at the Adler Planetarium

15 Passenger Bus #1 w/Lift #219 - 218 Madison Street, Oak Park IL 60302

These are the voyages of the Teen Adventure Club. Its mission: to explore new places. To seek out new experiences. To boldly go where no teen has gone before! Today’s mission is the Adler Planetarium, where we’ll explore space and watch a show in the dome theatre!

Winter Hiking at Spring Lake Trails

15 Passenger Bus #1 w/Lift #219 - 218 Madison Street, Oak Park IL 60302

We’re taking in the winter sights and sounds as we explore the Cook County Forest Preserves! But this time, you plan the adventure! On this teen-led hike, we’ll be starting at Penny Road Pond and taking the trails whichever way our teenage participants decide. Hot chocolate provided.

Lincoln Park Zoo

15 Passenger Bus #1 w/Lift #219 - 218 Madison Street, Oak Park IL 60302

We always think of the visiting the zoo in the summer, but in the winter a whole different batch of animals are active! Come see the seals, polar bears, and snow monkeys live their best lives out in the cold,  and then warm up at some of the indoor exhibits!

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