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Beginning Beekeeping

Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Tuesdays, September 29-October 20, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Garden Harvest

Learn creative ways to prepare fall squash and pumpkin. Penny will demonstrate and share the tastes of the season at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Acorn Express Adventures: Homeschool Journey

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! Wednesdays September 2 or October 7, 2015, 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Introduction to Nature Photography

Nature photography allows you to document and express your delight in a season, flower, landscape, or insect. Gain an appreciation for the camera's technology and learn the basics of field notes, exposure, composition, and characteristics of light through classroom instruction, hands-on demonstrations, practice in the field, and constructive critiques at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, October 1-15, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, October 3-10, 2015, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Introduction to Making Mead

We will look at mead making, the history, supplies needed and tasting and pairing at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, October 2, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Tree Walk: The Heritage Trail

Explore the landscape and history of the east woods during our tree walk at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, September 30, 3:00-4:00 p.m. or Saturday, October 3, 2015, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Linoleum Block Printing Workshop-New Dates

Learn to create your own unique collection of linoleum block prints at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Saturdays, October 3 and 24, 10:00 am-3:00 p.m.

Visiting Photographer Mark Hirsch Smartphone Photography: That Tree!

Mark will discuss the inspiration for his book, That Tree! We will have a hands on workshop followed by an opportunity for questions and book signing. at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 4 , 2015, 1:00-5:30 p.m.

Begin to Draw Nature

Learn the basics of drawing in a class designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Mondays, October 5-November 2, no class Oct 19; 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Bird Evolution

Examine the evolutionary relationships of birds and the theories behind their scientific classification at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Tuesdays, October 6-20, 2015, 6:00-9:00 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, October 10-17, 2015, 8:00-11:00 a.m.