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.
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.
The Zombie Run takes place in October.
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.
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)
Jan. 6 Nature of Earth
Jan. 7-Feb. 4 Beginner Archery
Jan. 7-Feb. 4 Intermediate Archery
Jan. 10-Feb. 7 Open Shoot Archery
Jan. 10 Youth Sew Emoji Pillow
Jan. 10 Youth Sew Dog Pillow
Jan. 10 Youth Sew a Cape
Jan. 12 Advanced Sewing Sew Mermaid/Shark Trail Blanket
Jan. 12 Mom & Me Sew Mermaid/Shark Trail Blanket
Jan. 19 Youth Sew Drawstring Bag
Jan. 19 Youth Sew 18″ Doll Clothes
Jan. 26 Advanced Sewing Sew PJ’s
Jan. 27 Open Mic Night – Age: all
Feb. 5 Youth Sew Emoji Pillow
Feb. 5 Advanced Sewing Sew PJ’s
Feb. 5 Advanced Sewing Sew a Skirt
Feb. 7 Youth Sew Drawstring Bag
Feb. 9 Youth Sew Valentine Buddy
Feb. 10 Winterfest (FREE SPECIAL EVENT)
Feb. 10 Crazy Crafty: Heart to Heart
Feb. 11 Fall in Love with Archery
Feb. 18-March 18 Beginner Archery
Feb. 18-March 18 Intermediate Archery
Feb. 21-March 21 Open Shoot Archery
Feb. 24 Open Mic Night – Age: all
Feb. 26 Advanced Sewing Sew Mermaid/Shark Trail Blanket
Feb. 26 Mom & Me Sew Mermaid/Shark Trail Blanket
Feb. 26 Youth Sew Tooth Fairy Pillow
March 10 Nature Center Summer Camp Preview
March 24 Maple Syruping
March 26-30 Explosion of Fun Spring Break Camp