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Photographing Summer in Black and White

Black and White photography in the summer is often overlooked, but this class will sharpen your skills in finding better compositions - form, light and pattern at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Tuesdays, June 10-24, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, June 14-21, 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tree Pose Yoga-4-6 years

Experience nature from a new angle through fun tree and animal yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Dates vary starting May 7. Multiple sections.

The Toothy Truth about Animal Teeth-18-35 months

Learn about the different ways animals use their teeth to eat and survive in the wild at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, June 11 or Tuesday, June 17, 9:30-10:45 a.m..

Acorn Express Adventures

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family-friendly tram adventure through the Arboretum! We’ll seek out fun destinations to hike, make a craft, and explore new topics each week at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays and Fridays, April-June.

Gardening with Beneficial Insects

Learn to recognize garden-friendly insects that can help control unwanted insect pests and how to acquire and nurture their populations for your garden at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, June 11, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Beyond the Rule-of-Thirds

In this class learn how nature photographers make use of elements like movement, structure, and rhythm to compose images at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, June 12-26, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and 2 Saturdays, June 14-21, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Landscape Plants: Early Summer

Learn to identify the plants that will help you create a beautiful home landscape at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Thursdays, June 12-19, 6:00-9:00 p.m., and Saturday, June 21, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Backyard Birds-1st-2nd grade

Soar into the fascinating life of birds at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday. Dates and times vary starting June 16. Multiple sections.

The Toothy Truth about Animal Teeth-3-5 years

Learn about the different ways animals use their teeth to eat and survive in the wild at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary starting June 10. Multiple sections.

Full Moon Tram Tour: Nature at Night

Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night when no one is around. With the moon shining through the trees a tram ride reveals a captivating symphony of sounds, mysterious spaces, and wildlife on the move. Saturday, June 14 or Saturday July 12, 7:00 p.m-9:30 p.m.