Celebrate Mother Nature This Saturday in Chicago and the Suburbs
Everything you love comes from the Earth. Show some love back. This Monday, April 22 is Earth Day, and Chicago and the suburbs are providing plenty of green events for you to give back to Mother Nature. Step outside your Chicagoland corporate apartment and notice Earth’s beauties.
Give locally cherished Naperville Riverwalk (500 W Jackson Ave) some attention this Saturday morning. Join volunteers for the Riverwalk Spruce-Up Day in downtown Naperville, and get busy picking up trash, weeding and sprucing up this riverside stretch. It’s a 10-minute drive from Iroquois Club and Lincoln at the Parks in Naperville!
Join the Naperville Garden Club at Cantigny Park (1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton) for the Wings & Wildflowers Workshop Saturday morning. The morning will begin with discussions and tours involving birds and landscapes. The head of Cantigny’s birding program and an ecological restoration expert will be part of this free educational tour. Plus, you can learn to create your own sustainable backyard. Just a 12-minute drive from Iroquois Club and Lincoln at the Parks in Naperville!
The popular Spring Flower Show at the Best Local Lincoln Park Conservatory (2391 N Stockton Dr.) is back through May 12! Browse the annual showcase of beautiful spring blooms, plus variations of exotic azaleas. The interior of the conservatory is fragrant and breathtaking, but take note of the venue’s gorgeous architecture too. Admission to this expansive greenhouse is free, just a 2-minute walk from The Belden Stratford in Lincoln Park!