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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teacher Tuesdays

    Teacher Tuesdays
    Teachers from preschool through college can visit The Morton Arboretum with free admission every Tuesday from June through September 2020.
  • Human+Nature Solstice Tram Tour

    Human+Nature Solstice Tram Tour
    Celebrate the connection we have with nature on this evening solstice tram ride. As you wind through the Arboretum’s grounds, watch the sun set behind the Human+Nature sculptures. Sunday, June 21, or Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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