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North Shore Channel Planting

Join us as we install 4,500 native plants along the banks of the North Shore Channel in Evanston and Skokie. We will be working across 4 days in June and July. Volunteers may join for a half day, full day, or more than one. Lunch and all necessary equipment will be provided.   

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North Shore Channel Planting

Join us as we install 4,500 native plants along the banks of the North Shore Channel. We will be working across 4 days in June and July. Volunteers may join for a half day, full day, or more than one. Lunch and all necessary equipment will be provided.   

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12th Annual Big Fish Ball

The Big Fish Ball is Friends' annual fundraiser, where 500 civic, philanthropic, business, and community leaders and river enthusiasts celebrate the Chicago River system at this river-centric event. This year we will be at The Westin Chicago River North.

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Chicago River Evening Cruise

As the sun goes down and the lights come on, see Chicago's riverside landmarks at their glittering best on a cruise down the Chicago River.

 

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Volunteer Workday at Kickapoo on Father's Day

Join us for a fun Father's Day event  at our regular volunteer workday at Kickapoo prairie.

From milkweed to goldenrod, Kickapoo's native prairie plants need your help! Be a part of river and forest revitalization by joining an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore this special site along the Little Calumet River. Learn what it takes to restore diverse wildlife, trees, wildflowers, and health in our forest preserves and our river system. Our goal is to grow a community of people who will become caretakers and stewards through on-going education and training.

For more information and to register, please contact Maggie Jones at mjones@chicagoriver.org or (312) 939-0490, ext. 18.

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LaBagh Woods Volunteer Workday

Be a part of river and forest revitalization by joining an inspiring movement of volunteers gathering to restore this special site along the Chicago River. Learn what it takes to restore diverse wildlife, trees, wildflowers, and health in our forest preserves and our river system.

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Friends' Summer Cruise benefiting the Bridgehouse Museum

Friends' McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum is a gateway to the river. Enjoy an evening on the river with us as we discover the ever-changing function and evolution of the Chicago River. Friends' Summer Cruise is generously sponsored by PepsiCo and the Wendella Sightseeing Company and benefits Friends' McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum.

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It's a New River Summer Cruise

Friends' McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum is a gateway to the river. Enjoy an evening on the river with us as we discover the ever-changing function and evolution of the Chicago River. Friends' Summer Cruise is generously sponsored by PepsiCo and the Wendella Sightseeing Company and benefits Friends' McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum.

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