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Saturday, June 20, 2020

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Events for Saturday, June 20, 2020

  • Troll Hunt

    Troll Hunt
    Journey through our far-reaching forest to hunt for six colossal trolls crafted from reclaimed wood by Danish artist Thomas Dambo. On view now through June 2020.
  • Family Explorers Backpack

    Family Explorers Backpack
    Looking for a unique experience in the Children’s Garden At The Morton Arboretum? Rent a self-guided family backpack and enhance your visit. Available daily, April through October, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Craft Beer Festival

    Craft Beer Festival
    Come sample local favorites while surrounded by summer's beauty at the Arboretum. Saturday, June 20, 2020.
  • Bird Walks

    Bird Walks
    Following state recommendations to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), this program has been cancelled. For refund and more information, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness and Prevention webpage.
  • Two-Hour Forest Therapy Walk

    Two-Hour Forest Therapy Walk
    Following state recommendations to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), this program has been cancelled. For refund and more information, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness and Prevention webpage.
  • Bike Rentals

    Bike Rentals
    Rent a bike to explore the Arboretum on nine miles of paved roads.
  • Self-Guided Family Play and Exploration: Seeds

    Self-Guided Family Play and Exploration: Seeds
    Seeds are energy powerhouses! They contain everything a plant needs to begin growing, except for sunlight and water. Some seeds, like avocado pits, are large; others, like marigold or poppy seeds, are small. Some seeds are green (lentils), others are brown (chestnuts), yellow (mustard), or red (pomegranates). Explore the incredible diversity of these mini superheroes that turn into the many plants we enjoy, with these activity suggestions from our early childhood team:
  • Self-Guided Family Play and Exploration: Composting

    Self-Guided Family Play and Exploration: Composting
    Composting transforms food scraps and decaying plant material into nutritious plant food. Explore the amazing changes that happen in a compost bin, and make your own “compost stew,” with these activity suggestions from our early childhood team.

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