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Calendar of events

Kids

Events for Today:
  • The Acorn Express open-air Tram
    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour. April 25, 2016 through November 6, 2016 weather permitting.
  • Lawn mowing frog sculpture
    Discover 19 displays with 23 larger-than-life copper frog sculptures located along the paths within walking distance of the Visitor Center. Friday, April 8 through Sunday, September 25 at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Frogtastic Play
    Hop, croak, and splash your way into imaginative play. Daily, April through September, 2016. 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Photo of children dressed like a tree
    On April 29, 2016 celebrate trees by dressing like one. On Arbor Day get free admission to The Morton Arboretum when you dress like a tree. Kids can also enter the Tree-Riffic Costume Contest. One free general admission per costumed individual. Arbor Day only, April 29, 2016.
  • Story Time with Curious George
    Help Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat plant a real tree after you’ve listened to a story together. Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Curious George is a registered trademark of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
  • Children listening to a story
    Gather in the Children’s Garden amphitheater for story time and fun. Fridays, April 1-October 28, 2016, 11 a.m.