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Yoga on the Lawn

Join us the third Sunday of each month for a grounding yoga practice surrounded by the beautiful sounds and sights of nature!

2021 Alfresco Gala

To celebrate the completion of the Master Plan, this year's Alfresco Gala will be held along the trails as a roving dinner experience.

Kayaking Basics

Come out and learn the basics of kayaking, paddling, and general water safety with an Arboretum Naturalist.

Gardening for Bees

Go beyond “wildflowers” and bug hotels and learn what bees really need from your garden.

Arboretum BioBlitz

In honor of the iNaturalist City Nature Challenge, we’re holding an Arboretum BioBlitz where we'll try to observe as many species as we can!

Woodland Wizards

Celebrate International Harry Potter Day with our own Woodland Wizards program! Create your own magical creature, mix up bubbly potions, and decorate your own wand! We will go for a hike in the Forbidden Forest and learn about the woodland creatures that dwell there. Come dressed as your favorite witch, wizard, or muggle! (Costumes encouraged but not required.)

Global Big Day for Families

During the Global Big Day, join 30,000+ people around the world as they attempt to observe more than 7,000 bird species in a single day!

Sip & Stroll

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Arboretum’s new Nature Playscape and Courtyard as you enjoy wine, beer, and cheese along the trails.

Drink & Draw: How to Draw Birds

Birds are colorful and complex creatures, but they’re actually really easy to draw. Join us for this fun, relaxed class to learn the “secret” of drawing birds (and other animals).

Yoga on the Lawn

Join us the third Sunday of each month for a grounding yoga practice surrounded by the beautiful sounds and sights of nature!

The Basics of Tree ID

Can you see the forest for the trees? Learn the basics of tree ID, from an introduction to scientific names to an overview of tree morphology.

Insects in the Evening

As the sun sets, come explore the Arboretum and become an entomologist as you learn how to search for insects.

Bingo on the Lawn

Enjoy a fun evening of bingo on the new Nature Center Lawn! Blankets, daubers, and lawn chairs are encouraged.

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Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.

DIY Nature Journals

Nature journals are a relaxing way to hone your observation skills, develop your creativity, and practice living in the moment.

Howl at the Moon

Have a howlin’ good summer night in nature and get the scoop on coyotes with Urban Wildlife Biologist Kelly Norrid.

Yoga on the Lawn

Join us the third Sunday of each month for a grounding yoga practice surrounded by the beautiful sounds and sights of nature!

Butterfly Host Plants

Raise a butterfly – save the world! Did you know that growing plants for caterpillars is a great way to help the environment?

Geocaching CITO Event

Get the family together, grab your smartphone, and head to the Arboretum to hunt for geocaches and help beautify our trails!

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Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.