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Forestry Merit Badge

Earn your Forestry Merit Badge at The Morton Arboretum as you create your own field book to identify local trees and shrubs by leaves, buds and bark. 2 Sundays, October 11 and November 8, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

IOS 2015 Pre-Conference Tour

This five-day Pre-Conference Tour for the 8th International Oak Society Conference takes place October 13-17, 2015 and will travel from St. Louis down through the Illinois Ozarks and then north to The Morton Arboretum.

Introduction to Botany

Explore the world of plants by learning how leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds and roots relate to water, light, nutrients and reproduction at The Morton Arboretum. 6 Tuesdays, October 13-November 17, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Pumpkins Galore 18-35 months

Touch seeds, explore gourds of all colors, shapes and sizes, then decorate your own pumpkin to take home. Parents and children will enjoy investigating gourds together in this colorful, hands-on sensory based fall program at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 7 or Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Color Theory, Colored Pencil

Explore the nature of color and how colors impact each other and the viewer at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Wednesdays, October 14-November 11, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Landscape Plants: Late Fall

Learn to identify approximately 30 selected trees and shrubs that are top performers in the Midwest by height, form, leaf texture, and flower at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Wednesdays, October 14-21, 2015, 6:00-9:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 24, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Adult Yoga

Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Tuesdays, September 8-October 6, 2015, 6:30-7:30 p.m. or Wednesdays, September 16-October 14, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Field Ecology: Fall

Explore the natural world of Northern Illinois in the fall session of Field Ecology at the Morton Arboretum. 2 Wednesdays, October 14 and 21, 7:00-9:00 p.m. 2015, and 2 Saturdays, October 17 and 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Pumpkins Galore 3-5 years

Touch seeds, explore gourds of all colors, shapes and sizes, then decorate your own pumpkin to take home. Parents and children will enjoy investigating gourds together in this colorful, hands-on sensory based fall program at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, October 6, Wednesday, October 14 or Thursday, October 15, 2015, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Glass Pumpkin Workshops: Visiting Artist Series-(Sold Out)

Work with molten glass to create your own glass pumpkin paperweight at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday, October 12-16, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.