Class listings

Learn to effectively and efficiently use the tools of the trade to tackle different restoration jobs at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary with online component starting Tuesday August 1, 2017. Multiply sections.
Stretch, strengthen, and release stress while having fun, cocooned in a hammock suspended from the trees at The Morton Arboretum. New time added: Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night, when no one is around at The Morton Arboretum. Summer: Wednesday, September 6; or Thursday, September 7, 2017, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., or Fall: Thursday, October 5, or Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
This one-day conference for green industry professionals and avid home gardeners will feature the latest information and practice on the selection and care of Midwestern trees, shrubs, and woody plants from the best speakers and plant experts in the business. Thursday, September 7, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 2017
Expand your grass identification skills in this expert workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, September 7, and Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:00 4:00 p.m.
Each day we will hike, read stories, and play in this 4–week sensory based outdoor adventure at The Morton Arboretum. Four Thursdays, September 7 through 28, 2017, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Add artistry to your nature photography with creative effects at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 9, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Experience the Arboretum’s beauty as you get fit with your little ones along for the ride. Stroller Strides® is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones. Thursdays, August 24 through October 26, 2017, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Ornamental grasses add color, texture and movement to the garden. These easy-to-care-for perennials add interest to any space throughout the gardening year. This class will help you to find the ones most suited to your garden's style and growing conditions at The Morton Arboretum. (CANCELED) Saturday, September 9, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Explore meditative and self-nurturing yoga poses with the use of plant based essential oils to restore and rebalance the mind and body in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Summer Session: Mondays, August 7, or August 28, 2017, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Fall classes open for registration on August 22.