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Look for magnificent Bald Eagles (and other birds) at one of the most spectacular places to find them in west-central Illinois, Starved Rock State Park. (Sold Out) Saturday, February 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn techniques for accurately identifying Illinois' winter birds, spot species that are in the area this winter, and meet the migratory species that overwinter in our region at The Morton Arboretum. Five Sundays, February 5 through March 5, 2017, 8:00 to 11:30 a.m.
How much do you know about government where you live? Just as ecosystems within The Morton Arboretum are a complex web, you live in a complex web of government units. (Sold Out)Two Sundays, December 11 and January 15, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., OR February 5 and March 5, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Learn what it takes to be a good citizen in the world. Compare the rights we have in the United States with the rights of two other countries. (Sold Out) Two Sundays, December 4 and January 8 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., OR February 5 and March 5 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn about pine cones and conifers and how to capture their details in watercolor at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, February 8 through March 1, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays, January 11 through February 8, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., or Thursdays, January 12 through February 9, 2017, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays or Fridays, November 2016, through March 2017, (except November 25, December 23.and January 18), 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.
Begin the process of designing a home landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Four Fridays, February 10 through March 3, 2047, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn to identify common trees that are highlights of the winter landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Using pen and ink, you will learn to balance and manipulate black and white elements while creating the illusion of value, depth, and texture in your botanical illustration at The Morton Arboretum. Four Tuesdays, February 21 through March 14, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.