Community Programs

Join us for great community programs.  Most programs meet in the Vollmer Road Parking Lot.  Many programs require pre-registration.  Call for more information.  708-481-2330.

See you at the Oaks!


Oaktoberfest 2019
10/5/2019 - 11am - 2pm

Join us at this FREE, family-friendly event where we kick off the fall season and celebrate everything Oak.  We will have fun and educational activities including hikes, games, crafts, pumpkins, climbing and more!  Free hot dog lunch for the first 150 people.

Fall Leaf Walk
10/22/2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join our naturalist for a ight walk through the woods and enjoy the forest in late fall.  Please dress for the weather.

Location: Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Parking Lot

Age:  18+



Creatures of the Mythical Forest
10/26/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Harry Potter Wizarding World fans, come to be sorted into your Irons Oaks "House",  and then help our Magical Creatures guide you to solve a mystery during a hike through our own "Forbidden Forest"!  You'll use all of your senses during this night hike, including listening to familiar musical clues!  Children under eight must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Location:  Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Parking Lot

Fee:  $8 R/ $10 NR

Age 5+

Woodland Pumpkin Hunt
10/27/2019 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

There are pumpkins hidden in the woods!  Follow the trail of Mouskin, a little mouse who is looking for a shiny new pumpkin home.   Activity time includes stories, crafts, pumpkin hunting and pumpkin decorating.  Registration required by noon on Oct. 25.

Location:  Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Parking Lot

Age: up to 9

Fee:  $8R/10NR


Owl Prowl
11/16/2019 - 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Learn about the nocturnal predator, go on an owl hike and enjoy hot chocolate!  Dress for the weather and be prepared for wet or snowy trail conditions.  Pre-registration required.

Location:  Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Parking Lot

Age:  5+

Fee: $8R/$10NR per household