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Apple Harvest
Apple Picking

Age: 13 and older

The fall season is here and the apples are ready to be picked. NSRS is heading to Hobart, IN for an exciting apple picking experience at the County Line Orchard. We will navigate through a straw maze, visiting the petting zoo and so much more! Please bring $20+ for lunch and apples. Apples cost $1.79 per pound. NSRS will buy a delicious apple treat. Pick up and drop off at LRC.

Date: Saturday, September 21
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: County Line Orchard, Hobart, IN
Fee: $25
Min/Max: 6/15

Hockey Puck
Thursday Night Blackhawks Game

Age: 16 and older

Who’s ready for some Blackhawks Hockey?? join us and cheer on the Hawks as they play the San Jose Sharks, while we watch on several big screens at Buffalo Wild Wings. We can watch the game and play along with some trivia. Please bring $20+ to cover meal, drink, and a tip. Pick up and Drop off at Buffalo Wild WIngs

Date: Saturday, October 10
Time: 6:15-7:45 pm
Location: Buffalo Wild Wings, Berwyn
Fee: $10
Min/Max: 6/15


Pumpkin Decorating
Halloween Pumpkin

Age: 13 and older

Getting into the spirit of Halloween? Come and turn your pumpkin into a pirate, princess or a silly clown. Pumpkin Pie will be served for you to enjoy while you are decorating your pumpkin.

Date: Thursday, October 17
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Location: LRC
Fee: $15
Min/Max: 6/15

Black and White Train
Illinois Railway Museum

Age: 13 and older

Do you like old trains well, we do too, which is why we are visiting the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, Illinois. Join us as we explore trains of old close-up. Some renovated, and some that are not yet
completed. Be sure to bring $20+ for lunch at the cafe and any other purchases. Pick up and drop off at LRC.

Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL
Fee: $30
Min/Max: 6/10

Empty Theater
Opening Door

Age: 16 and older

Join us as we head over to Triton College for a matinee performance of their fall Musical, Opening Doors. We will listen to songs from today, and yesterday, from some exciting musical theatre  composers! Pick up and drop off at LRC.

Date: Sunday, November 10
Time: 1:30-5:30
Location: Triton College
Fee: $15
Min/Max: 6/10

Toy Train
Wheaton Train Show

Age: 16 and older

Whoo Whoo! If you love trains, then ”All Aboard” as we head to Wheaton for the Midwest Train Show. There are all types of exhibits and vendors dealing in everything train related. You can watch different scales of trains run and even control one. Be sure to bring $20+ for lunch and any other purchases. Pick up and drop off at  LRC.

Date: Sunday, November 10
Time: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Wheaton
Fee: $25
Min/Max: 6/12


Age: 13 and older

Madison Park Kitchen is a community favorite to enjoy a traditional breakfast feast. Pancakes, an omelet or a waffle, the yummy choices are endless. NSRS will pay for your meal. Stay with us for the Matinee Movie, transportation will be provided. Times may be adjusted due to movie offerings.

Date: Saturday, November 16
Time: 9:15 - 10:45 am
Location: Madison Park Kitchen
Fee: $18
Min/Max: 6/15


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Red Chairs

Age: 13 and older

Come watch an afternoon flick with all of your friends. NSRS will purchase your ticket, please bring money for snacks. Don’t forget to sign up for Breakfast Buddies, and spend the entire morning with us!

Date: Saturday, November 16
Time: TBA
Location: TBD
Fee: $18
Min/Max: 6/15

Pumpkin Harvest
Seigel's Cottonwood Farm's Pumpkin Fest

Age: 13 and older

Come with us to Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm for a day of food, fun, and pumpkin picking! We will snack on some apple cider donuts, find our way through some mazes, and pick a pumpkin! Please bring $20+ for lunch and a pumpkin. Pick up and drop off at LRC.

Date: Sunday October 27
Location: Seigel’s Cottonwood Farm, Lockport, IL
Fee: $25
Min/Max: 6/10


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