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March Rocks!-18-35 months

Play, paint, sort and build with rocks for the day. We’ll even make a rock friend to take home in this sensory based program at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, March 18 or Tuesday, March 24, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Basic Nature Photography

This course is designed for the beginning nature photographer to become confident and focused. You will learn to be familiar with your camera controls, basic composition, transferring and editing your digital images at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Thursdays, March 19-26, 6:30-9:30p.m., and Saturday, March 21, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Woodland Stewardship Program Orientation

Join us for a FREE orientation on the Woodland Stewardship Program at the Morton Arboretum. Thursday, March 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

America's Romance with the English Garden

Discover the elements that made the English garden style so popular in America with Thomas Mickey, the author of America’s Romance with the English Garden at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, March 19, 7-8:30 pm

Arbor Reading Adventures

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

Gnome Homes

Take a hike through the Children’s Garden to hunt for all of the hiding gnomes, then create a keepsake, light-up gnome home of your own at The Morton arboretum! Saturdays and Sundays November-March, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Syrup Tree and Silver Dollar Brunch

Take a guided hike to learn the history of maple tapping and see how it’s done! Complete your experience with maple syrup sampling and family style brunch at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 21, or Sunday, March 22, times vary.

Edible Gardening Workshop: Keeping it Weird in the Vegetable Garden

Make your vegetable garden stand out from the rest! If you like your gardening weird, loud, and fun, this workshop is for you. Join Amanda Thomsen, author of the popular book and blog, Kiss My Aster, for all of her favorite tricks for garden design and flair at The Morton Arboretum.Saturday, March 21, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Environmental Science Merit Badge

Do experiments indoors and out at The Morton Arboretum to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge. 2 Sundays, March 22, and April 26, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

March Rocks!-3-5 years

Play, paint, sort and build with rocks for the day. We’ll even make a rock friend to take home in this sensory based program. Tuesday, March 17, or Wednesday, March 25, 9:30-11:00 a.m.