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Explore the profound importance of plants in our lives and their essential role for life on earth through an autobiographical account by Stephen Blackmore, Queen’s Botanist, and Chairman of Botanic Gardens Conservation International at The Morton Arboretum. (Registration is now closed) Friday, October 28, 2016 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Kimchi is the fermented Korean side dish that’s good on, well, just about everything. It can be spicy, sweet, garlicky, red hot or salty, but regardless of the taste, it’s guaranteed to be mouthwatering and packed with flavor. Join Andrea for a crash course in the basics of preparing kimchi at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Delight in the changing seasons during this educational walk among the Arboretum’s trees. (Canceled) Sundays, October 23 or 30, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays, November 2 or December 14, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. OR Thursdays, November 17 or December 1, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Discover how plants and animals are adapted to stay warm at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Five Wednesdays, November 2 through 16, and December 7 through 14, 2016, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. (no class on November 23 and 30).
Draw inspiration for your own garden from the history of home garden design at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Monday October 3, 2016. Multiple sections.
Sip Arboretum ale, nibble pretzels and popcorn, and learn about top performing shrubs and trees for the fall landscape from collections supervisor Patrick Kelsch at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays OR Fridays, November through January (except November 25 and January 18), 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.
Make your outdoor space a show stopper, no matter the season at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, November 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to noon