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July 2019

Paint the Trail Mural

July 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us to paint the panels of the new Trail Mural. View the completed mural at Glencoe Trail Day on August 3rd. New text added at 1:08 pm

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August 2019

Green Bay Trail Day

August 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate the Trail’s transformation! Green Bay Trail Day is organized by the Friends of the Green Bay Trail and sponsored by Charles Schwab as part of the Glencoe and Winnetka Sesquicentennial celebrations. Activities for cyclists, walkers, runners, photographers, dog walkers, and gardeners will line the trail between Glencoe’s Scott and South Avenues. View the trail’s restored sites, its natural beauty and enjoy its recreational opportunities. Bring family and friends for FREE food, music and more: Enjoy breakfast bites and fruit…

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Workday

August 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Green Bay Trail & Woodlawn Ave, Green Bay Trail & Woodlawn Ave
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States

We'll be weeding both the Woodlawn and Wentworth areas of the Trail. Please meet at the water fountain at the end of Woodlawn. Wear long sleeves, long pants, and closed toe shoes, and bring work gloves if you have them. Becky Maganuco, leader.

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September 2019

Lend a Hand (at Harbor St.)

September 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Green Bay Trail at Harbor St., Green Bay Trail and Harbor Street
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Work Day

Join the Friends of the Green Bay Trail to enjoy the trail’s blooms and butterflies and remove invasive plants and weeds. Bring gloves, clippers and shears. Long pants and closed toe shoes are recommended. Rain or severe weather will cancel the event. Contact Ann Reilly, team leader, for information (c: 224-255-9370).

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Lend a Hand (at Mary St.)

September 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

Green Bay Trail & Mary St., Green Bay Trail at Mary St.
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Work Day

Join the Friends of the Green Bay Trail to enjoy the trail’s blooms and butterflies and remove invasive plants and weeds (cut Goldenrod). Bring gloves, clippers and shears. Long pants and closed toe shoes are recommended. Rain or severe weather will cancel the event. Oct. 12 leaders are Cam Avery and Lynn Donaldson. Oct 19 leader is Jo Ann Kimzey. Contact Meridith Clement for more information (c: 847-274-1789).

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October 2019

9th Annual Buckthorn Barbeque: “Tracks on the Trail”

October 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd,
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Join us at our 9th annual Buckthorn Barbecue. Geoffrey Baer, WTTW and PBS host and film maker, will be the keynote speaker and will share his in-depth review of the Green Bay Trail’s rich history. LEARN MORE

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Lend a Hand (at Mary St.)

October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

Green Bay Trail & Mary St., Green Bay Trail at Mary St.
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Work Day

Join the Friends of the Green Bay Trail to enjoy the trail’s blooms and butterflies and remove invasive plants and weeds (cut Goldenrod). Bring gloves, clippers and shears. Long pants and closed toe shoes are recommended. Rain or severe weather will cancel the event. Oct. 12 leaders are Cam Avery and Lynn Donaldson. Oct 19 leader is Jo Ann Kimzey. Contact Meridith Clement for more information (c: 847-274-1789).

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Tuck the Trail In for Winter!

October 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Green Bay Trail at Harbor St., Green Bay Trail and Harbor Street
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Work Day

It's time to get the trail ready for winter. We will be raking up an area that a has been mowed. We recommend you wear work gloves, long pants and closed toe shoes. Bring a rake if you have one! Meet at Harbor Street and the trail this Saturday, October 18th

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Put the Trail to Bed – Fall Mow and Rake Day

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Green Bay Trail & Mary St., Green Bay Trail at Mary St.
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
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Woman holding rake
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December 2019

Winter Solstice

December 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Shelton Park, Shelton Park
Glencoe, IL 60022 United States
2018 Solstice Walk

FREE! Celebrate the shortest day of the year with a parade of lights on the Green Bay Trail. Decorate yourself, dogs, strollers or wagons with lights and things that glow. Parade will begin at the Shelton Park playground. Stay for hot chocolate and refreshments at the fire pit. Severe weather will cancel the parade. The Winter Solstice is a joint program sponsored by the Friends of the Green Bay Trail and the Glencoe Park District. See flyer. Also, get ready…

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