Event Calendar
March 2024

March

Saturday,

March 2

Indigenous Storytelling with Native American Indian Story Keeper Wamblee Loux

Join The Grove for an unforgettable experience that celebrates the wisdom, culture, and powerful oral traditions of Native American heritage as told by gifted storyteller Wamblee Loux.

Families and individuals are invited to stop by throughout the day to hear oral histories that have been preserved and passed down through generations. A brief pipe ceremony – a sacred ritual that connects the physical and spiritual worlds – will be held at noon.

Dress for the weather as this program will take place outside. You may bring seat cushions and/or portable chairs for your comfort. Please be respectful when arriving and departing. Sponsored by the Grove Heritage Association. Registration is not required.

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Sunday,

March 3

Winter Restoration Work Days at The Grove

Collect seeds or remove non-native, invasive plants to make way for native wildflowers, grasses and trees. No advance registration necessary—just bring your work gloves if you have them and meet at the Interpretive Center. Email groverestoration@glenviewparks.org for more information including availability. Work parties may be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Saturday,

March 9

Fireplace Features: Preschool Craft and Book Fair

You’re invited to join us at the Park Center Preschool’s Fireside Feature!

Browse our Scholastic Book Fair, where our friendly staff will be reading some featured and fantastic stories for you. In addition, we’ll also have our annual art fair on display. You’ll even have a chance to become an artist yourself and create your very own tissue paper stained glass project to take home with you. It’s going to be a fun-filled event for children of all ages!

Sunday,

March 10

Grove Arrival Day

This free event celebrates the anniversary of the day the pioneering Kennicott family first arrived at The Grove. Meet costumed interpreters and discover what life was like in 1836. For information call 847-299-6096.

Wednesday,

March 13

Grove Literary Society

In the tradition of the original Grove Literary Society established by Robert Kennicott and his father Dr. John, The Grove Heritage Association hosts a new book club that focuses on books about the natural history to better understand where and how we live. Starting in March the group will discuss  One Day at Teton Marsh by Sally Carrighar. Please email Meredith Saungka at meredith.saungka@glenviewparks.org for more information.

Saturday,

March 16

Get Moving Glenview! Community Wellness Walk

Join park district staff and other community members and friends to go for a walk along the trails at The Grove. Walking has been linked to incredible physical and mental health benefits. What better way to get out and enjoy community and nature than to do it together. Meet at the Interpretive Center. Let’s get moving, Glenview!

Saturday,

March 23

Spring Restoration Day at Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie

For ages 8+

Assist in the restoration efforts at Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie by helping with a variety of restoration activities such as removing non-native invasive plants or collecting seed. Bring work gloves if you have them. For families and individuals Ages 8+. Volunteers under 15 must participate with an adult. Volunteers under 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. To receive an application/ waiver in advance please contact grove.volunteers@glenviewparks.org. Work days may be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Saturday,

March 30

Spring Restoration Day at Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie

For ages 8+

Assist in the restoration efforts at Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie by helping with a variety of restoration activities such as removing non-native invasive plants or collecting seed. Bring work gloves if you have them. For families and individuals Ages 8+. Volunteers under 15 must participate with an adult. Volunteers under 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. To receive an application/ waiver in advance please contact grove.volunteers@glenviewparks.org. Work days may be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Sunday,

March 31

Easter Brunch at Coarse Italian Restaurant

Celebrate the Easter holiday on Sunday, March 31 at Coarse Italian Restaurant located at Glenview Park Golf Club. Enjoy a beautiful Easter brunch with your family; seatings available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Brunch favorites include steakhouse benedicts, lemon ricotta pancakes, beignets with lemon curd, and other chef exclusives.

Don’t wait! Call us at 847-657-3200 to make your reservation (deposit required).