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Saturday, March 25, 2017

  • Pancakes with blueberries and powdered sugar
    Enjoy a delicious breakfast at The Morton Arboretum in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! Saturdays & Sundays, 9:00-10:45 a.m.
  • Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters
    The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation efforts by scientists at the Arboretum. Tuesdays-Saturdays, during regular library hours.
  • A visitor learning about endangered tree species by using the interactive panels
    Come learn about the gifts that the world's endangered trees give us—and how you can join the Arboretum in saving them. Daily, 7:00 a.m. - sunset
  • A child making mud pies in the Mud Kitchen
    Enjoy creative, unstructured outdoor play spaces, Mud Kitchen near Parking Lot 20 and Word Garden near Parking Lot 13. Daily, weather permitting, 7:00 a.m. to sunset
  • A vegetable garden with veggies and flowers
    Whether you are starting your first vegetable garden or incorporating food plants into an existing ornamental landscape, the Arboretum has creative solutions for you. Purchase workshops individually. March 11-April 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Children playing in the snow.
    Celebrate the last days of winter with games, art and play.This self-guided hands-on discovery activity is available Saturday and Sunday, March 25 through 26, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.