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Single and Ready to Mingle Night Hike

Event information

Date: Friday, February 10, 2023

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 21 and older.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Messenger Woods Nature Preserve

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Event details

Calling all single pals and gals! Step out of your comfort zone and join a naturalist for a singles Valentine’s night hike. The hike will be held at one of our oldest preserves — Messenger Woods. Hike through the enchanted forest along a lantern-lit trail.

Bring your own adult beverage to sip and enjoy while mingling after hiking (beer and wine only, please). Enjoy the fire while making s’mores, and you never know — love may be in the air!

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Feb. 9: 815-722-4121.


Meet at Hawthorn Grove Shelter. Be sure to dress for weather and trail conditions. 

The hike will be approximately 1 mile on natural surfaces and uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.