Members of the public public are welcome to attend any of our programs.  For more information, send us a message from our contact page.


All programs begin or are held at the South Barrington Park District

on the tennis club side unless noted below.

5 Tennis Club Lane

South Barrington

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Woodland Phlox

May 6

Wildflower Identification Walk

Stillman Nature Center

33 Penny Road

South Barrington

9:30 am

Mark Spryer lead us on a leisurely walk through part of the center to identify spring wildflowers.  See pictures of some below. We also saw the wonderful birds of prey in their mews.  There is a beautiful Snowy Owl who lost part of her wing due to a collision with an airplane at O'Hare in addition to several others.

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White Trilliium

Celandine Wood Poppy

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Jack in the Pulpit

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June 3

Bus Trip

Anderson Japanese Gardens

318 Spring Creek Road

Rockford, IL

We are connecting with the South Barrington Park District on this trip. Sign up through them. Contact them at 847-381-7515 to sign up.  The cost is $26 for South Barrington residents and $28 for non residents.  If we fill the van, there is an option to car pool and meet up at the gardens but we must know if you are coming so that we can arrange for guides.

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July 1

Tour Member's Garden

59 Covered Bridge Road

South Barrington

Join us for a get together at Antonina Barkauskas's garden.  Antonina has recently moved back to South Barrington and is in a new house.  See her lovely pond with great fish and enjoy the beginnings of her wonderful garden.