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Animal Tales Storytime

Join a park naturalist for animal stories and surprises geared for preschool age children. Come listen and learn. Meet a special animal friend every time. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Program held indoors. $2/person

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Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony

Where better to celebrate Arbor Day than at The Arboretum? Arbor Day celebrates planting and nurturing trees. Help us plant a tree in honor of one of our special volunteers, and take a sapling home for your own yard so…

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Wildflower Walk

Meet at the Visitors Center then we will be walking on mulched paths, up and down slopes and hills as we go to the lower bluff area at Wolf creek. The Arboretum has 140 acres of woodlands that have tens…

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Bird Walk

Arboretum volunteers and all around birders, will lead this walk to look for and listen to the birds that live at the Arboretum. Nearly 100 different species of birds have been identified at the Arboretum, giving you plenty to look…

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Make a Gourd Birdhouse

Ever wanted to try your hand at building a birdhouse from a gourd? Come to this Arboretum class to personalize a pre-drilled gourd with paint, color, and decorations. At the end, you will have a work of art to hang…

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Night at the Arboretum

Experience the Arboretum like you never have before -- at night! Enjoy the night time sights and sounds and escape outdoors as a family while you learn about Native American Tribes that once lived here in Eastern Kansas. Bring your…

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Balancing Nature: Building a Mobile

Create a unique mobile for your yard or home from materials found in nature while learning how science, math and art help you create your design. Classes are designed for those entering 1st-5th grades. We ask that parents/guardians remain nearby…

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GeoArboretum

Interested in geocaching? Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for containers, called geocaches, using handheld GPS devices. Bring the entire family for this fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum. Brief classroom presentation followed by a search…

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