Class listings

Family Jack O Lantern Hikes-SOLD OUT

Join us on a family-friendly jack o lantern lit hike to explore the night life of owls, bats and spiders at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, October 10 or 17, or Sundays, October 11 or 18, 2015, 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Gnome Homes

After taking a hike through the Children’s Garden to hunt for all of the hiding gnomes, create a keepsake, light-up gnome home of your own at The Morton Arboretum. Available Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. November 2015-March 2016

Photographing Autumn in Black and White (canceled)

Black and White photography in the autumn is often overlooked, but this class will sharpen your skills in finding better compositions - form, light and pattern at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 10-Sunday, October 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color

Late fall is the perfect time to plant the bulbs you admired in the spring. Learn the correct way to plant, varieties, and the requirements of all spring bulbs at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 10, 2015, 10:00-Noon

Forestry Merit Badge (canceled)

Earn your Forestry Merit Badge at The Morton Arboretum as you create your own field book to identify local trees and shrubs by leaves, buds and bark. 2 Sundays, October 11 and November 8, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

IOS 2015 Pre-Conference Tour

This five-day pre-conference tour for the 8th International Oak Society Conference is sold out. However, registration still is open for the International Oak Society Conference October 18 through 21, 2015, at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois, and for the post-conference tour. See mortonarb.org/ios2015 for details.

Pumpkins Galore 18-35 months

Touch seeds, explore gourds of all colors, shapes and sizes, then decorate your own pumpkin to take home. Parents and children will enjoy investigating gourds together in this colorful, hands-on sensory based fall program at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 7, Thursday, October 8 or Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Introduction to Botany

Explore the world of plants by learning how leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds and roots relate to water, light, nutrients and reproduction at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, October 13-27 and November 10-17, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Adult Yoga

Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Tuesdays, September 8-October 6, 2015, 6:30-7:30 p.m. or Wednesdays, September 16-October 14, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Color Theory, Colored Pencil

Explore the nature of color and how colors impact each other and the viewer at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Wednesdays, October 14-November 11, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.