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Lifelong Learning

Smartphone Photography

Discover the best ways to use your phone to capture attractive images, a selection of good starter apps, and some basic post-processing of your photos at The Morton arboretum. Saturday January 16, or Saturday February 13 or 27, 2016, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Fabulous Trees in Fiber

Create a fiber tree wall hanging using free form crochet at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Insects and Diseases of Landscape Plants

Learn to recognize tree and shrub problems through observing the life-cycles, signs, and symptoms of the most common pests in our landscapes at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, March 1-29, 2016 ,6:30-9:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 3, 2016,1:00-3:30 p.m.

Teacher Institute Day 2016- The ART(s) of Engaging Students in Science

Observe, Draw, Read and Write with your students to engage them in science content at The Morton Arboretum.Friday, March 4, 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. This workshop is sold out. To be added to a waiting list please contact the registration office (registrar@mortonarb.org)

Visiting Artist Series Acrylic Stroke-Free: A New Watercolor

Add to your repertoire of techniques with a new approach to acrylics that will bring nature to life on your canvas at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, March 4-Sunday, March 6, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Winter Plant ID

Learn to identify plants without leaves or flowers at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Recycled Mosaic Windows

Upcycle glass objects and create a unique mosaic work of art at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 5 and Sunday March 6, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

The Natural World of Winnie the Pooh

Explore how special natural places can inspire future generations with author Kathryn Aalto at The Morton Arboretum. (Sold out) Wednesday, March 9, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Grow Vegetables From Seed

Discover techniques for and benefits of growing your vegetables from seed started indoors at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 20, 2106, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or Sunday, March 13, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Go-To Perennials

Discover tried-and-true perennials to make your garden pop this year at The Morton Arboretum.Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:30-9:00 p.m