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Please check our Calendar of events for more youth and family programs.
Learn the ins and outs of sharpening garden tools and bring a tool of your own to sharpen. Arboretum horticulturist Katrina Lewin will explain how properly maintained tools will make a difference for both you and for your plants. THE 8:30 a.m. SECTION HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE 11:00 A.M. SECTION. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Explore the geology at The Morton Arboretum while earning your merit badge. Sunday, March 31, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Capture nature in colored pencil. Discover how colors impact each other and the viewer at The Morton Arboretum. Four Tuesdays, April 2 through 23, 2019, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Give kids the freedom and space to explore nature and indulge in free play with inspirational ideas from author and unconventional landscape designer Amanda Thomsen at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Learn the essentials of woodland ecology and the woodland management techniques necessary to maintain threatened woodland ecosystems at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 4, 2019: Online course becomes available.
Gain a new perspective on familiar settings with the chance to see what happens in the Arboretum at night when no one is around. NEW DATE: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Join us for the annual Edible Gardening Workshop Series held each spring at The Morton Arboretum! Each week, gardening experts will share practical tips on growing your own food and inspire you with new ways to create beautiful, productive, edible gardens. Select Saturday, March 16, 23, 30 or April 6, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Capture the graceful curve of an unfolding bud, the surprise of new leaves, or the lightness of a cloud through Ikebana -- the art of Japanese flower arranging at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 6 or June 29, 2019, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Join us for a family friendly adventure inspired by Harry Potter at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, April 6, 2019, various times between 1:00 and 3:30 p.m

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