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In this hands-on workshop, The Arboretum's Propagator instructs participants on the art and science of grafting to ensure future success in reproducing plants at home.  Rootstock and scion wood are provided; attendees may bring their own scion wood, if appropriate rootstock is available.  All participants take home their own grafted material to nurture.  This workshop is appropriate for ages 14 and above.  Children must be supervised by an adult.

When

  • January 27, 2018
    8:00am - 11:00am

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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Join the Granville Kiwanis, syrup producers since 1971, to learn the entire process of making delicious maple syrup. This interactive class explores: techniques for tapping trees; collection, storage and cooking methods; and kits and common household items that are used in maple syruping.

When

  • January 27, 2018
    9:00am - 12:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Join Julie Johnson, doTerra® Wellness Advocate, to learn how to safely and effectively use essential oils. Sample and experience their purity and potency and learn how to empower your family with the use of essential oils.

When

  • January 27, 2018
    1:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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In this hands-on workshop, The Arboretum's Propagator instructs participants on the art and science of grafting to ensure future success in reproducing plants at home.  Rootstock and scion wood are provided; attendees may bring their own scion wood, if appropriate rootstock is available.  All participants take home their own grafted material to nurture.  This workshop is appropriate for ages 14 and above.  Children must be supervised by an adult.

When

  • January 27, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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A Blue Moon is the second full moon in a calendar month.  This rare phenomenon occurs only once every few years.  Join us for a night hike through the Deep Woods.  Stop at the Log Cabin for a roaring fire with hot cocoa and marshmallows.  View the spectacular moon through a telescope and learn about the history and folklore behind this unique celestial event.

When

  • January 31, 2018
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

Where

Main Shelter House

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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Navigate with a compass to find your way. Count your steps to spell out the answers to riddles.

Please input Parent or Troop Leader information as Contact Information and list each Scout information as attendee.

Please contact Interpretive Educator, Beth Spieles at baspieles@dawesarb.org or 740.323.2355 with any questions about our scouting programs.

When

  • February 3, 2018
    2:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Preschoolers (appropriate for children 3-5 years old) explore quality children's literature in a natural setting as only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and hands-on science for children ages three to five and their special caregiver(s).

Join us for one or all five sessions in each seasonal series on the second and fourth Thursday, September - May, at 10am in the Visitor Center.

Free; donations appreciated. Registration is not required.

 

Upcoming Sessions:

Winter Series- Winter Wonders 

2/22      If You Give A Pig A Pancake

 

Spring Series- Spring Surprises

3/8        Little Cloud

3/22      Feathers for Lunch

4/12      Sunflower House

4/26      In the Small, Small Pond

5/10      Planting a Rainbow

When

  • The Sleepy Owl
    February 8, 2018
    10:00am - 10:45am

Where

Visitors Center

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Join us for an exciting presentation on some of Ohio's carnivorous canines.  Come ready to learn all about foxes and coyotes from a local wildlife expert.  We will then venture on a short hike to Arboretum East to call coyotes.  Please dress for the weather.

When

  • February 9, 2018
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Join other home school students in exploration of our natural world. Each monthly 90-minute session includes a hands-on science study correlated with Ohio's Learning Standards.  Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30pm - 3pm) or the second Friday (10 - 11:30am). Parents may choose the day of the week that works best for their schedules.

All home school students, ages 6-10 years old are welcome.  Space is limited and reservations are required by the day prior to the session.

This week we present: Become a Citizen Scientist

Learn about Ohio birds, become a citizen scientist and add data to the Great Backyard Bird Count.

When

  • February 13, 2018
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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Hypertufa troughs are unique stone-like containers that are fun and easy to make.  These sturdy, light-weight containers add extraordinary appeal to the garden.  In this class you will learn step-by-step how to create your personal container and the best plants to fill it with in the spring.

Space is limited. Please register by Friday, February 9.

When

  • February 13, 2018
    4:00pm - 6:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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