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In partnership with Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District, The Dawes Arboretum is hosting daily nature programs for little explorers! Children pre-k to 6th grade are invited to visit us from 10:00 to 11:00, participate in fun environmental activities, and learn more about the world around us. Families can visit 1 day or all 5; there will be a different theme each day!

When

  • March 26, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

In partnership with Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District, The Dawes Arboretum is hosting daily nature programs for little explorers! Children pre-k to 6th grade are invited to visit us from 10:00 to 11:00, participate in fun environmental activities, and learn more about the world around us. Families can visit 1 day or all 5; there will be a different theme each day!

When

  • March 27, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

In partnership with Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District, The Dawes Arboretum is hosting daily nature programs for little explorers! Children pre-k to 6th grade are invited to visit us from 10:00 to 11:00, participate in fun environmental activities, and learn more about the world around us. Families can visit 1 day or all 5; there will be a different theme each day!

When

  • March 28, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and a hands-on science activity suitable for children ages 3 - 5 and their caregiver.

Join us on the second and fourth Thursday of the month, September - May, at 10am in the Visitors Center.

Free; donations appreciated. Registration is not required.

 

Upcoming Sessions:

Spring Series Titles - Spring Surprises

4/11     The Digger and the Flower

4/25     Mother Bruce

5/9    Too Many Carrots           

When

  • Beyond the Pond
    March 28, 2019
    10:00am - 10:45am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

In partnership with Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District, The Dawes Arboretum is hosting daily nature programs for little explorers! Children pre-k to 6th grade are invited to visit us from 10:00 to 11:00, participate in fun environmental activities, and learn more about the world around us. Families can visit 1 day or all 5; there will be a different theme each day!

When

  • March 29, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am

Where

Visitors Center

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During an indoor presentation, adults and children ages 12 and up will learn the principles of Frontcountry Leave No Trace, a program dedicated to protecting the outdoors and encouraging visitors to enjoy nature responsibly, and then apply these principles learn on a short hike of The Arboretum.

When

  • March 30, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Tai Chi is designed to help increase muscle and cardiovascular strength; help improve balance, joint flexibility and posture and support mental health.  This class focuses on basic Tai Chi skills along with completion of the Modified Tai Chi Chuan Short Form (Yang Style).  Basic warm-ups start the class with a new portion taught each week.  Students should wear comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes.  Fee includes 6 sessions.

Please note, this class will not meet on Sunday, April 21.

When

  • March 31, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • April 7, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • April 14, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • April 28, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Tai Chi is designed to help increase muscle and cardiovascular strength; help improve balance, joint flexibility and posture and support mental health.  This class focuses on advanced warm-ups, the complete Modified Tai Chi Chuan Short Form (Yang Style) from the beginner’s class and additional Qi Gong exercises.  Students are required to complete the beginner class at least once prior to participating in the intermediate class.  Students should wear comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes.  Fee includes 6 sessions.

Please note, this class will not meet on Sunday, April 21.

 

When

  • March 31, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • April 7, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • April 14, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • April 28, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

The wildflowers and fragrant ramps that carpet the Woodland Garden in the early spring are a site to see. Enjoy an indoor presentation on the gems of this special garden and the legendary wild onion that fills the forest floor. Then take a tour of the wildflowers and harvest up to one pound of ramps to take home to your garden.

 

 

When

  • April 5, 2019
    1:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Make a terrarium and plant seeds.  Wolves complete the entire Grow Something elective.  Bears complete requirement #7 for Fur, Feathers and Ferns.

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

  • April 6, 2019
    10:00am - 12:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

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