Programs and Events

The Bartlett Nature Center offers a wide variety of family, adult/child or child only programs and special events throughout the year. These programs are listed in the current Park District brochure.

Programs and Events at the Bartlett Nature Center

Earth Day April

Earth Day celebration brings together a variety of demonstrations, educational talks, hands-on activities, and a variety of environmental groups to celebrate the earth. Free attendance to all.

Programs and Events at the Bartlett Nature Center

Fishing Derby August

The Fishing Derby is held at Beaver Pond Park, Bartlett, IL; two blocks east of Route 59. Four different awards groups divided by age. Bring your own pole. Bait is available for a minimal donation.

Programs and Events at the Bartlett Nature Center

 

Halloween Activities

Haunted Halloween House and the Zombie Run takes place in October.

Programs and Events at the Bartlett Nature Center

Winterfest

Winterfest is a free event. Adopt a Husky will provide dog sledding demonstrations. Enjoy exhibitors and get outside and enjoy the winter at this free event. Winterfest takes place in even years. The next Winterfest will be held in 2018.

The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and special events.
All require advance registration unless noted.

Programs

October Programs
Oct. 10 – Sew Mermaid/Shark Tail Blanket – Age: 7-15
Oct. 11 – Fall Into Archery – Age: 10 through adult
Oct. 14 – Zombie Survival Run – Age: all
Oct. 18-Nov. 1 – Skills & Thrills Archery – Age: 10 through adult
Oct. 19 – Intermediate Sewing – Age: 7-15
Oct. 21 – Crazy Crafty Spooktacular Crafting – Age: 8 through adult
Oct. 22-Nov. 19 – Beginner Archery – Age: 8 through adult
Oct. 22-Nov. 19 – Open Shoot Archery – Age: 10 through adult
Oct. 27 – Sewing Basics 101 – Age: 7 through adult
Oct. 27 – Schools Out Swing Fun – Age: 7-15
Oct. 28 – Open Mic Night – Age: all

November Programs
Nov. 2 – Sewing Basics 101 – Age: 7 through adult
Nov. 2 – Sewing Together (Mom and Me) – Age: 7 through adult
Nov. 7 – Sew 18″  Doll Clothes – Age: 7 through adult
Nov. 7 – Sew Mermaid/Shark Tail Blanket – Age: 7-15
Nov. 11 – Crazy Crafty Holiday Crafting – Age: 8 through adult
Nov. 14 – Sew a Turkey Friend – Age: 7-15
Nov. 14 – Sew an Emoji Pillow – Age: 7-15
Nov. 18 – Open Mic Night – Age: all
Nov. 29 –  Intermediate Sewing – Age: 7-15

December Programs
Dec. 3 – Open Mic Night – Age: all
Dec. 5 – Sewing Basics 101 – Age: 7 through adult
Dec. 5 – Sewing Together (Mom and Me) – Age: 7 through adult
Dec. 14 – Intermediate Sewing – Age: 7-15
Dec. 20 – Sew 18″  Doll Clothes – Age: 7 through adult
Dec. 20 – Holiday Sewing Fun – Age: 7-15
Dec. 30 – Pre New Year’s Eve Party – Age: all ages (children w/ adult)