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Acorn Express Adventures

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram-ride adventure through The Morton Arboretum! Wednesdays and Fridays, April-October, 2015, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at The Morton Arboretum! We’ll hike, do activities and roast marshmallows before going on a silent tram ride through the woods after dark. Fridays, May 8 or June 19, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Saturdays, May 16 or June 6, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Acorn Express Adventures

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram-ride adventure through The Morton Arboretum! Wednesdays and Fridays, April-October, 2015, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

FIT4MOM Stroller Strides®

Experience the Arboretum’s beauty as you get fit with your little ones along for the ride. Tuesdays, June 9-August 11, 2015 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Children’s Garden Campout

Join us for a campout designed especially for families! Pitch your tent on the lawn inside the Children’s Garden and get ready for a night filled with fun at The Morton Arboretum! Friday, June 12-Saturday June 13, 6:30 p.m.-9:00 a.m. (rain date June 13-14).

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at The Morton Arboretum! We’ll hike, do activities and roast marshmallows before going on a silent tram ride through the woods after dark. Fridays, May 8 or June 19, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Saturdays, May 16 or June 6, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Bent Willow Garden Bench Adult-Child Project

Create your own bent willow garden bench with garden artist Bim Willow at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Acorn Express Adventures

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram-ride adventure through The Morton Arboretum! Wednesdays and Fridays, April-October, 2015, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Story Time under the Oak Tree: Aerial Family Program

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon bonding in the branches as you and your little ones gently sway from oak branches suspended in a colorful aerial yoga hammock at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, June 27 or July 11, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Family Twilight Adventures

Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at the Arboretum! Fridays, July 3, August 21 or September 25, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Saturdays, July 18, August 1 or September 19, 2015, 6:00-8:00 p.m.