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Don't sit around or go holiday shopping - relax outdoors on a nice leisurely stroll as you walk off all the turkey, stuffing and pie you enjoyed on Thanksgiving Day!  Traverse paved and unpaved trails as well as uneven terrain with the Executive Director, Luke Messinger.  Dress for the weather.

This program is free however we do request registration.

When

  • November 24, 2017
    9:00am - 11:00am

Where

Visitors Center Deck

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What

There are sometimes events that change the course of things for many years.  What are some events that have occurred in the past that have helped evolve The Dawes Arboretum into the institution it is today?  This PowerPoint lecture will cover collection history and development, storms, insect invasions and other factors that have had, or could have, great impact in the future development of The Arboretum.

When

  • December 2, 2017
    10:00am - 11:30am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Bring your friends or family and enjoy the views of the great outdoors while creating a beautiful holiday centerpiece or wreath. Everything you need to create your holiday masterpiece will be provided in a kit; please choose from rustic or glittery.

$30 per member | $40 per non-member

Registration for members is open now! Members, please call 800.44.DAWES to register today!

Non-members can begin registering on November 1.

When

  • December 7, 2017
    12:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Bring your friends or family and enjoy the views of the great outdoors while creating a beautiful holiday centerpiece or wreath. Everything you need to create your holiday masterpiece will be provided in a kit; please choose from rustic or glittery.

$30 per member | $40 per non-member

Registration for members is open now! Members, please call 800.44.DAWES to register today!

Non-members can begin registering on November 1.

When

  • December 8, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Looking for a gift for the nature lover on your list?  Look no further than Daweswood Gifts!

Arboretum Members will receive 20% off regular and clearance merchandise.

Sale excludes consignment merchandise marked with yellow label.

When

  • December 9, 2017
    8:00am - 5:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Bring your friends or family and enjoy the views of the great outdoors while creating a beautiful holiday centerpiece or wreath. Everything you need to create your holiday masterpiece will be provided in a kit; please choose from rustic or glittery.

$30 per member | $40 per non-member

Registration for members is open now! Members, please call 800.44.DAWES to register today!

Non-members can begin registering on November 1.

When

  • December 9, 2017
    9:00am - 11:00am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Create and play as you "use resources wisely." Consider why we recycle and what happens when we don't. All participants will receive a patch.

Registration for Girl Scout programs is managed by the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council at www.gsoh.org.

When

  • December 9, 2017
    10:00am - 12:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

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

Bring your friends or family and enjoy the views of the great outdoors while creating a beautiful holiday centerpiece or wreath. Everything you need to create your holiday masterpiece will be provided in a kit; please choose from rustic or glittery.

$30 per member | $40 per non-member

Registration for members is open now! Members, please call 800.44.DAWES to register today!

Non-members can begin registering on November 1.

When

  • December 9, 2017
    12:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

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: Wildlife Detectives

Search for clues, collaborate with friends and solve a wildlife mystery.

When

  • December 12, 2017
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

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