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Upcoming Events

  • Taste of Des Plaines
    Taste of Des Plaines
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 14
    Library Plaza in Downtown Des Plaines
    Jun 14, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Library Plaza in Downtown Des Plaines
    Jun 14, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Library Plaza in Downtown Des Plaines
    Come see us at the Taste of Des Plaines!
  • Fourth of July Parade
    Fourth of July Parade
    Thu, Jul 04
    Intersection of Center St and Wicke Ave
    Jul 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Intersection of Center St and Wicke Ave
    Jul 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Intersection of Center St and Wicke Ave
    Look for us in the Des Plaines Independence Day Parade!
  • Native Garden Walk
    Native Garden Walk
    Sunday, August 11
    Schedule/map coming soon
    Sunday, August 11
    Schedule/map coming soon
    Sunday, August 11
    Schedule/map coming soon
    Tour some of the beautiful gardens in your neighborhood that feature native plants, water features, and landscaping that attract pollinators and birds!
  • Stories & Songs at the Compost Cafe
    Stories & Songs at the Compost Cafe
    Thu, May 09
    Des Plaines
    May 09, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Des Plaines, 1501 Ellinwood St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    May 09, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Des Plaines, 1501 Ellinwood St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Get ready for an enchanting evening at the Compost Café! Join us at the Des Plaines Public Library for Stories & Songs, a live program celebrating soil and compost through captivating tales and lively tunes. Perfect for families with children of all ages!
  • Sustainability Fest
    Sustainability Fest
    Wed, May 08
    Des Plaines
    May 08, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1476 Miner St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    May 08, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1476 Miner St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Join us to learn about sustainability at home and in the community! Make a donation to Go Green Des Plaines and you could win a kitchen compost container, an outdoor compost bin, or a native garden package!
  • International Compost Awareness Week
    International Compost Awareness Week
    Sun, May 05
    Location is TBD
    May 05, 2024, 12:00 AM – May 11, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Location is TBD
    May 05, 2024, 12:00 AM – May 11, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Location is TBD
    Join the Illinois Food Scrap & Composting Coalition in celebrating International Compost Awareness Week from May 5-11! Discover the vital role of composting, its various benefits, and this year's theme: COMPOST…Nature's Climate Champion. Don't miss out on a week packed with fun & informative events!
  • Earth Day Celebration
    Earth Day Celebration
    Sat, Apr 20
    Des Plaines
    Apr 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1990 White St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Apr 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1990 White St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
    Join us for an Earth Day Celebration with Des Plaines Park District on April 20 at Arndt Park!
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