young children gathered around table for StoryTime

StoryTime in the Library
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:30-11 a.m.
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Stories for the young and young-at-heart. Geared toward
toddlers and preschoolers.

EVENT CALENDAR

Special Access: Butterflies Up-Close Macro Photography
Special Access: Butterflies Up-Close Macro Photography
Date: 5/17/2014
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Meyer-Deats Conservatory, Synder Building

You and your macro lens will have exclusive access, during non-public hours, to the special Butterfly Exhibit. Instructor is Tamron's Jillian Bell, professional photographer and educator.

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Garden Chefs Summer Children
Garden Chefs Summer Children's Garden Program For 3rd-8th Grade Grads
Date: 5/17/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Learning Center

Includes Sat. May 3 & 17 and Wed. June 11, 18 & 25, July 9, 16, 23 & 30, Aug. 6 & 13

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"Butterflies: Beauty in Flight" Opens
"Butterflies: Beauty in Flight" Opens
Date: 5/17/2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Meyer-Deats Conservatory, Synder Building

Visitors to the Arboretum will have an opportunity to view the wonder of butterflies up-close and personal when the exhibit "Butterflies: Beauty in Flight" opens May 17 and continues through Aug. 17.

The exhibit entry fee will be $3 for ages 3 and up; free for kids 2 and under. (Arboretum members will receive free one-time passes.) Arboretum gate admission applies.

Selecting Tropical and Hardy Plants for Your Pond
Selecting Tropical and Hardy Plants for Your Pond
Date: 5/17/2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Oswald Visitor Center

Learn about aquatic plants that perform well, and what you need to know about their preferred growing conditions.

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Rock-Balancing Demonstration
Rock-Balancing Demonstration
Date: 5/17/2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Oswald Visitor Center Balcony

Watch a fascinating demonstration of the art of rock balancing with artist and author Peter Juhl on the last day of the "Center of Gravity II" exhibit in the Restaurant Gallery

Public Walking Tours
Public Walking Tours
Date: 5/17/2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Oswald Visitor Center

Enjoy a free docent-led “Arboretum Seasonal Highlights” walking tour

10:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday & Sunday through mid October

Free with gate admission

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Mighty Mites Summer Children
Mighty Mites Summer Children's Garden Program
Date: 5/17/2014
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Learning Center

Each week, you and your garden partner will dig in and discover a different topic about gardening. For entering Kindergarten to 1st Grade Grads.

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