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

Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 4/7/2018 - 5/26/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Cafe

Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.

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Let's Talk Plants Q&A
Date: 4/7/2018 - 5/26/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Stop by the Master Gardener desk in the Visitor Center to pose gardening questions to our volunteers, get information on sustainable practices and find out what areas are at their peak of bloom and beauty.

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PlantMaker Studio: Milkweed, Monarchs and More
PlantMaker Studio: Milkweed, Monarchs and More
Date: 4/7/2018 - 5/26/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Discover the plants that nourish and support your favorite Minnesota butterflies. Plant rose milkweed to take home and zoom in with microscopes for a close-up view of butterflies and nectar flowers.

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A Collector
A Collector's Perspective: Selections from the Wilcock Gallery Private Collection
Date: 4/10/2018 - 6/17/2018
Time:
Location: Cafe Gallery

On display in the Cafe Gallery.

Saturday in the Kitchen: A Fresh Look at Tacos
Saturday in the Kitchen: A Fresh Look at Tacos
Date: 5/5/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Learning Center

Sample a variety of innovative taco recipes using non-traditional ingredients like dried hibiscus blossoms, roasted asparagus and cherries.

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The Secrets of Tree Rings: What Our Trees Can Tell Us About the History of our Environment
The Secrets of Tree Rings: What Our Trees Can Tell Us About the History of our Environment
Date: 5/5/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Snyder Auditorium

Learn how scientists can determine historic temperatures, rainfall, fire events, and even the health of the ecosystem through tree rings.

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Beautiful Skies: Full Day Watercolor Workshop with David Smith
Beautiful Skies: Full Day Watercolor Workshop with David Smith
Date: 5/5/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Bee and Pollinator Center

Learn to paint the perfect backdrop for your landscapes: skies that are stormy, still, gray or blue, sunrises and sunets, and a variety of cloud formations.

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Children
Children's Garden: Mighty Mites for Ages 5-7
Date: 5/5/2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Learning Center

Mighty Mites will learn the value of teamwork and build foundational gardening skills as they tend their gardens and reap their produce.

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Birding Photography
Birding Photography
Date: 5/5/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Photograph spring migrating birds, waterfowl, raptors and game birds. Learn how to set up backyard bird feeders, bird blinds and your camera for fast action photography.

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Raptor Photography: Exclusive Camera Access
Raptor Photography: Exclusive Camera Access
Date: 5/5/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Learn to control your camera for wow-worthy images of mighty raptors from distances of 5-20 feet (in class) as well as longer distances in the field.

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Eco-Print Scarf - Wear the Arboretum
Eco-Print Scarf - Wear the Arboretum
Date: 5/5/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Bee and Pollinator Center

Learn to impress foliage, leaving the colors and shapes of the plant material intact on a silk scarf. Plants are bundled and steamed to extract pigment, then washed and ironed to produce your finished product.

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One-Hour Guided Walking Tours
One-Hour Guided Walking Tours
Date: 5/5/2018 - 10/6/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Based on seasonal highlights, each tour will visit different gardens at their glorious peak bloom. Pick up gardening ideas and reconnect with nature's serene beauty.

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Children
Children's Garden: Seed Sowers for Ages 7-10
Date: 5/5/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Learning Center

Seed Sowers will explore a wide range of hands-on adventures in the garden and the harvest kitchen.

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Walking Workshop: The Secrets of Tree Rings: Discovering the Age and History of Arboretum Trees
Walking Workshop: The Secrets of Tree Rings: Discovering the Age and History of Arboretum Trees
Date: 5/5/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Learning Center - Harvest Kitchen

Discover the historic, botanical and ecological background on various Arboretum trees, and learn about the coring process.

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