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Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge

Learn how to study, protect and conserve soil and water resources in this merit badge class at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Two Saturdays, October 1 and November 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Fall Ikebana

Capture the graceful curve of an unfolding bud, the surprise of new leaves, or the lightness of a cloud through Ikebana -- the art of Japanese flower arranging at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 24, or Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

50 Shades of Greens

Incorporate dark leafy greens into your diet. Learn how these nutritious veggies benefit your health at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 to noon

Tree Pose Yoga

Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Mondays, October, 3 through 31, 2016, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Fall Tree Walk

Delight in the changing seasons during this educational walk among the Arboretum’s trees. Saturdays, October 1, 8, OR 15, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. OR Sundays, October 23 or 30, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Golden Hour Photography

Join an expert photographer for golden hour, that magical moment just before sunset when the soft light gives the Arboretum a special, warm glow. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Acorn Express Adventures: Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! The first Wednesday of each Month, April 6 through October 5, 2016 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

Nature Rx: Forest Therapy Walks

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.

October: Become a Greenhouse Guru (Tree Science Investigators)

Visit the Arboretum greenhouses and get an up-close tour of plant production. (Canceled) Four Wednesdays, October 5 through 26, 2016, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Color Composition for Fall Photos

Improve your fall photography through thoughtful composition at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, October 5 through 26, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.