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.


FREE PlantMaker Studio
Date: 4/13/2019 - 4/11/2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Saturdays and Sundays, FREE with gate admission, Drop-in anytime between noon - 4:00 p.m.

The Plant-Maker Studio offers "make a plant" experiences for all ages. Our technology-loaded lives can leave anyone eager to dig into nature and get their hands on plants.

Free Guided Walking Tours
Date: 5/4/2019 - 10/12/2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Oswald Center

Saturdays, May 2 through Oct. 12, 2019

One Hour

Arboretum & Audubon: A Day of Birding Walks and Workshops
Date: 5/18/2019
Time: 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Oswald Center

Come together with birding enthusiasts and experts from around the region to celebrate spring migration! Amidst the setting of spring flowers, novice to advanced birders can interact with a host of experts about birding, habitat, quirky bird science, and even meet live raptors! Custom-select your perfect day filled with your choice of presentations, workshops, nature walks, and book signings.

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Shinrin-yoku at the Arboretum
Date: 5/18/2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Ordway Picnic Shelter

Tom Bezek, Trained Nature Therapy Guide with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy

Ages 16 and older

Enjoy the tranquility and well-being of Shinrin-yoku, a Japanese mindfulness practice that invites nature to be your healer. Through guided awareness exercises, you will awaken all your senses and calm your mind.

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Worldwide Botanical Art Day
Date: 5/18/2019
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Oswald Visitor Center

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Demonstrations & Tours
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Lecture “Botanical Art Worldwide”
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception Celebration

In celebration of Worldwide Botanical Art Day, the Arboretum is honored to open the renowned “Out of the Woods - Celebrating Trees in Public Gardens, the Third ASBA/New York Botanical Garden Triennial”

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