When I first became a serious birder while…Continue Reading
Hikers Tour Rare Gravel Hill Prairie on Private Barrington Hills Property
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Wendy Paulson’s Birds of Barrington | Red-bellied Woodpecker
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Wendy Paulson’s Birds of Barrington | White-throated Sparrow
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6. Recycled Christmas Trees Bound for Rookery Island
If you’ve always wanted to pitch in and…Continue Reading
91. Go Stargazing TONIGHT with Local Astronomers
Kids 6 years and older are invited to…Continue Reading
362. Step Outside for the Winter Wonders Scavenger Hike
There’s something uplifting about how brightly the sun…Continue Reading
145. KIDS CLUB: Brand New Barrington Area “Kids Fest”
There’s a new event happening in Barrington tomorrow that’s all about encouraging kids to get outside, explore nature and have a blast while breathing fresh air. Three local organizations are coming together to host the first ever Barrington Kids Fest at Citizens Park and they have a long list of exciting outdoor activities planned for the day.
This is the first year that the Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club, the Barrington Park District and the Leave No Child Inside initiative of the Greater Barrington and Lake Zurich areas are joining forces to create a unique Barrington Area Kids Fest. They’ve decided to combine the 11th annual Community Kite Fly and the 2nd annual Family Nature Fest to form one all-encompassing outdoorsy festival and it’s totally FREE and open to all kids and families in the community.
A ton of local groups, organizations and businesses are supporting the event to provide families with action-packed recreational and educational activities designed to get everyone moving and active. In addition to your kites, be sure to bring your bikes this year. One of the tomorrow’s highlights will be a family bike adventure through Cuba Marsh led by Barrington cyclist, Bob Lee……
23. Explore Citizens Park at Family Nature Fest
Want to get outside and explore nature with your kids tomorrow? There’s a full schedule of exciting activities planned for all ages during Family Nature Fest from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21st at Citizens Park in Barrington.
There will be an interactive fitness trail set up for tomorrow’s festival, along with exciting fitness-themed games, activities and classes. Everything is designed to encourage kids and their families to turn off the TV and instead get outside with nature, have fun and get fit.…Continue Reading
227. Pre-holiday Stress Buster at Norge Ski Lodge
Now here’s a cozy way to kick off the holiday shopping season! Citizens for Conservation is hosting party tomorrow, November 14th, where you can shop for gifts, play Texas Hold’em, sip fine wines, sample great foods and socialize with friends alongside a roaring fire at Norge Ski Club. The dress code is casual, but ski sweaters are encouraged and we’re all invited.…Continue Reading