Have some fun and help the environment by bringing your Halloween pumpkin to the Pumpkin Smash this Saturday at Coyote Run Golf Course.
Kevin Adams provided an update on the long-delayed opening of the Somonauk Nature Adventure Park: late Spring or early Summer of 2023.
Park Forest may soon join its north suburban peers in having a composting option for food scraps, coffee grounds, and other items.
Village Manager Tom Mick in his office. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Village Manager Tom Mick reported Monday night that the Village of Park Forest is hiring for several full-time positions. Details can be found in the employment section of the Village website, the Manager said. Positions include a
Artist rendering of the completed Somonauk Adventure Park (Village of Park Forest Image) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Work on the new Somonauk Nature Adventure Park is on target for completion by the end of June, according to Park Forest Parks, Recreation and Community Health Director Rob Gunther. The new park, unlike[Read More…]
Silent Auction at GSU. University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Governors State University (GSU) is giving community members the opportunity to do holiday shopping safely while supporting the Center for Performing Arts’ (the Center’s) 25th Anniversary Fund, the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park (theNate), and the GSU Food Pantry. Bidding is open now through[Read More…]
Blossoming trees in Downtown Park Forest. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Village of Park Forest has free trees available to residents. Pick up a free tree or two from Village of Park Forest Recreation and Parks yard located at 75 Park Street. The trees can be found along the outside[Read More…]
The Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve. (Rick Vaughan / Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- As winter begins, turn your thoughts and attention to our local birds and join our winter workshop to prepare for fun spring bird watching. Bird identification can be overwhelming, but learning only a[Read More…]
The Park Forest Police Department called this photograph, “Patrolling in a winter wonderland,” posted to the department’s Facebook page November 18, 2018. (Photo: Park Forest Police Officer Mitch Greer) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Have you ever wondered how animals spend the winter? Join us Saturday, December 14 from 1-3 p.m. at Thorn[Read More…]
Thorn Creek Woods Nature Center. (Rick Vaughan / Thorn Creek Woods Nature Center) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Is all soil created equal? Come and see, smell, hear and feel for the parts of soil. Learn how soil supports every form of life in the woods. On the hike with naturalist April Richards,[Read More…]