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Acorn Express Adventures

Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram-ride adventure through The Morton Arboretum! Wednesdays and Fridays, April through October (except July 22 and 29), 2016, 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

Nature Photography: Create a Personal Project

Develop your nature photography portfolio and hone your personal style in this project-based class at The Morton Arboretum. Five days: Four Thursdays, October 27 through 3-17, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Grow Vegetables Year-Round

Learn to grow vegetables in any space or season with a simple home hydroponics system at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Fermented Foods Series: Kimchi

Kimchi is the fermented Korean side dish that’s good on, well, just about everything. It can be spicy, sweet, garlicky, red hot or salty, but regardless of the taste, it’s guaranteed to be mouthwatering and packed with flavor. Join Andrea for a crash course in the basics of preparing kimchi at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

American Home Garden Design: 1830 to Present

Draw inspiration for your own garden from the history of home garden design at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

November and December: Beat the Heat (Tree Science Investigators)

Discover how plants and animals are adapted to stay warm at The Morton Arboretum. Five Wednesdays, November 2 through 16, and December 7 through 14, 2016, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. (no class on November 23 and 30).

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. Wednesdays, November 2 or December 14, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. OR Thursdays, November 17 or December 1, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Nature Rx: Forest Therapy Walks

Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Monday October 3, 2016. Multiple sections.

Shrubs & Suds: Autumn All-Stars

Sip Arboretum ale, nibble pretzels and popcorn, and learn about top performing shrubs and trees for the fall landscape from collections supervisor Patrick Kelsch at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Four-Season Landscapes

Make your outdoor space a show stopper, no matter the season at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, November 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to noon