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Sweet Tarts from Trees-18-35 months

Discover all of the delicious fruits that grow on trees, plant a fruit tree seed, and even make a mini pie at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, November 5 or Tuesday, November 11, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Sweet Tarts from Trees-3-5 years

Discover all of the delicious fruits that grow on trees, plant a fruit tree seed, and even make a mini pie at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, November 12 or Thursday, November 13, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays and Fridays in November, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Fall Bird Walks

Search the woods, fields, and edges of The Morton Arboretum for fall birds. Saturdays, September 20, October 18 and November 15, 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Holiday Centerpieces and Swags

Just in time for the holiday season, find out how you can incorporate evergreen branches and boughs into elegant table centerpieces and swags at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 15, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Mosaic Holiday Tree

Create a festive holiday tree plaque at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, November 16, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Managing Urban Forests in a Changing Climate: conference registration

Get information and resources to prepare your urban forest and your community for future climates at The Morton Arboretum Urban Tree Conference, “Managing Urban Forests in a Changing Climate,” November 18–19, 2014, in Lisle, Illinois. The changes underway in our climate are having profound effects on the trees that make up our urban and suburban forest. At the same time, the right trees in the right places can help communities cope with increases in stormwater and other looming effects of climate change. Learn how you can help your urban forest and your community handle these shifts. Registration is now open.

Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays and Fridays in November, 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Wonderful Winter Containers

Learn the principles of container design in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 22, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Gingerbread Tea Party

Enjoy a cup of tea and sweet treats as we celebrate the holidays with a mother/daughter tea party at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 6, 10:00-11:30 a.m.