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Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesdays or Fridays, November-March, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Arctic Animal Adventures

Explore The Morton Arboretum and learn the secrets of winter animals. Discover how they find food, keep warm and survive the Illinois winters. Monday, December 29, 9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.

Winter Weather Watchers

Explore the wonders of winter weather at The Morton Arboretum. Discover the amazing science behind crystals and snowflakes, participate in wintery weather experiments, and create snowy art projects. Tuesday, December 30, 9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.

Outdoor Explorers

Bundle up and explore The Morton Arboretum in winter! We will trek through the trees and search for animals, play games and make awesome wintery crafts. Wednesday, December 31, 9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.

Toddler Winter Explorers

Join us for this 4-week outdoor adventure among the trees. Kids will connect with nature in this sensory based winter program at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Tuesdays, January 13-February 3, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Preschool Winter Explorers

Join us for this 4-week outdoor adventure among the trees. Kids will connect with nature in this sensory based winter program at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Thursdays, January 15-February 5, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesdays or Fridays, November-March, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Native American Folk Lore Merit Badge

Earn your merit badge at The Morton Arboretum and learn about the amazing way of life and history of the Pottawatomie people who once lived in Illinois. Sunday, January 25, 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge-Sold Out

How much do you know about your national government? In this merit badge class, held at The Morton Arboretum, explore the three branches of our national government. 2 Sundays February 1 and March 1, 10:00-12:30 p.m.

Citizenship in the World Merit Badge-Sold Out

Learn what it takes to be a good citizen in the world. Compare the rights we have in the United States with the rights of two other countries at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Sundays, February 1 and March 1, 1:00-3:30 p.m.