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Create an Altered Book

Altering books is the process of recycling books for another purpose using gesso, pasting, cutting and image altering. Altered books can be used for sketching and journaling. Sunday, September 27, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Beginning Beekeeping

Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Tuesdays, September 29-October 20, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Sparrows of DuPage County

Learn how to identify the sparrows found along woodland edges, wetlands, and grasslands at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Garden Harvest

Learn creative ways to prepare fall squash and pumpkin. Penny will demonstrate and share the tastes of the season at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Introduction to Nature Photography

Nature photography allows you to document and express your delight in a season, flower, landscape, or insect. Gain an appreciation for the camera's technology and learn the basics of field notes, exposure, composition, and characteristics of light through classroom instruction, hands-on demonstrations, practice in the field, and constructive critiques at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, October 1-15, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, October 3-10, 2015, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Introduction to Making Mead

We will look at mead making, the history, supplies needed and tasting and pairing at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, October 2, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Linoleum Block Printing Workshop-New Dates

Learn to create your own unique collection of linoleum block prints at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Saturdays, October 3 and 24, 10:00 am-3:00 p.m.

Tree Walk: The Heritage Trail

Explore the landscape and history of the east woods during our tree walk at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, September 30, 3:00-4:00 p.m. or Saturday, October 3, 2015, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Visiting Photographer Mark Hirsch Smartphone Photography: That Tree!

Mark will discuss the inspiration for his book, That Tree! We will have a hands on workshop followed by an opportunity for questions and book signing. at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 4 , 2015, 1:00-5:30 p.m.

Begin to Draw Nature

Learn the basics of drawing in a class designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Mondays, October 5-November 2, no class Oct 19; 6:30-9:30 p.m.