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!


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