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Acorn Express Adventures: Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! Wednesdays September 2 or October 7, 2015, 9:30-10:15 a.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

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 or Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Pumpkins Galore 3-5 years

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. Tuesday, October 6, Wednesday, October 14 or Thursday, October 15, 2015, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Tree Pose Yoga-4-6 years

Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Mondays, May-June, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and Mondays, July-September, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time! We’ll read stories, make a craft and then head out on the grounds for an adventure walk. Themes change weekly. Wednesdays and Fridays, November 2015-March 2016, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time! We’ll read stories, make a craft and then head out on the grounds for an adventure walk. Themes change weekly. Wednesdays and Fridays, November 2015-March 2016, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Totally Turkeys 18-35 months

Investigate the life of a wild turkey through stories, play and a hike in this hands-on sensory based fall program. We’ll even touch real turkey feathers and make a cozy turkey nest to take home at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, November 4 or Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Totally Turkeys 3-5 years

Investigate the life of a wild turkey through stories, play and a hike in this hands-on sensory based fall program. We’ll even touch real turkey feathers and make a cozy turkey nest to take home at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, November 3, Wednesday, November 11 or Thursday, November 12, 2015, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time! We’ll read stories, make a craft and then head out on the grounds for an adventure walk. Themes change weekly. Wednesdays and Fridays, November 2015-March 2016, 11:00-11:45 a.m.