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  • Turn your garden bounty or farmer’s market haul into delicious seasonal meals. Learn the benefits of eating foods in season, as well as how to store and prepare them to maintain their optimal nutrition and flavor at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to noon
  • Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. Two days: Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • The woodland habitat is so much more than a bunch of trees. Get a “behind the scenes” look at life in the woods on this guided walk with an Arboretum naturalist.Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Capture the graceful curve of fall leaves and boughs, the delightful color of berries, or the lightness of a cloud through Ikebana -- the art of Japanese flower arranging at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a mindful walk with a certified Forest Therapy guide on a trail at the Morton Arboretum as you awaken your senses and reconnect with nature. Select Mondays and Saturdays, June 10 through September 23, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Learn how to identify the sparrows found along woodland edges, wetlands, and grasslands at The Morton Arboretum. Two days: Tuesday, September 26, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to noon
  • This class will cover the best ways to use your smartphone to capture attractive images, and recommend a selection of good starter apps for some basic post-processing of your photos at The Morton Arboretum. Summer dates: Saturday, July 15, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m, or Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Fall date: Saturday, December 2, 2017, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Learn how and why to save your own seeds at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon
  • Strap on your running shoes for an informative running tour of the Arboretum. Summer tour: Saturdays, September 16, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Fall tours: October 14: 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., or November 11, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Learn the basics of how to use your new camera at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 30, and November 4, 2017, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum! The first Wednesday of each Month, April 5 Through October 4, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
  • Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night, when no one is around at The Morton Arboretum. Summer: Wednesday, September 6; or Thursday, September 7, 2017, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., or Fall: Thursday, October 5, or Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting , Wednesday, July 5. Multiple sections.
  • Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night when no one is around. Thursday, September 21, or October 12, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.,
  • Discover the basics of backyard composting and composting with worms at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, September 14, or October 17, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Learn to identify the common trees you see in local preserves or in your neighborhood at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 14, 2017, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram-ride adventure through The Morton Arboretum! Wednesdays and Fridays, April through October, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (except April 28, week of June 19, and July 7)
  • Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! . Summer session: Mondays, July through September (except August 21 and September 4),10:00 to 11:00 a.m., or Fall session: Mondays, October, 2 through 30, 2017, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Rent a self-guided family backpack that will enhance your visit to The Morton Arboretum. Daily, April through October, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Strap on your running shoes for an informative running tour of the Arboretum. Summer tour: Saturdays, September 16, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Fall tours: October 14: 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., or November 11, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Learn the basics of how to use your new camera at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 30, and November 4, 2017, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • (earn the basics of drawing in a class designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. (Spring) Four Saturdays, June 10 through 24, and July 8 (no class July 1), 2017, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. (Summer) Four Thursdays, September 7 through 28, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Explore meditative and self-nurturing yoga poses with the use of plant based essential oils to restore and rebalance the mind and body in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Spring Session: Mondays, April 10; April 24; June 5; or June 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Summer Session: Mondays, July 10, July 24, August 7, or August 28, 2017, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night, when no one is around at The Morton Arboretum. Summer: Wednesday, September 6; or Thursday, September 7, 2017, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., or Fall: Thursday, October 5, or Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. Two days: Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Learn how humans have used prairie plants on this summer hike at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, August 11, 2017 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.