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Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders Beman and Bertie Dawes.  See and hear the history behind antiques and memorabilia from the Dawes family.  A house highlight is the "Rathskeller," a basement area that displays shovels used by over 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their signatures on the ceiling.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center; please call ahead to confirm tour times.

When

  • June 23, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • June 23, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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What

Visit informative displays highlighting the history of forestry at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Saturday and Sunday from April 7 to October 28.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • June 23, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

The History Center

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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The Arboretum Archivist will demonstrate archival techniques that focus on the needs of a typical family's document or book collections. Such items usually include family Bibles, diaries, letters, and certificates. Participants will learn how to properly store their important paper documents and where they can buy their supplies.  They will also get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the historic documents in the Arboretum’s archival collections. Participants are encouraged to bring family documents or books (no more than 3) that have specific preservation needs. Participants will take home an archival kit including an information sheet, archival paper, archival folders, white gloves, and a pencil.

When

  • June 23, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders Beman and Bertie Dawes.  See and hear the history behind antiques and memorabilia from the Dawes family.  A house highlight is the "Rathskeller," a basement area that displays shovels used by over 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their signatures on the ceiling.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center; please call ahead to confirm tour times.

When

  • June 24, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • June 24, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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What

Visit informative displays highlighting the history of forestry at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Saturday and Sunday from April 7 to October 28.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • June 24, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

The History Center

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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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.

When

  • June 24, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • July 1, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • July 8, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • July 15, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • July 22, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • July 29, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Herbs have been used for their medicinal properties since prehistoric times.  Join herbalist Brandy James to discover the beneficial properties of herbs such as calendula, lemon balm and tulsi.  Learn tips to properly grow, harvest and store herbs and discuss tinctures and oils that can help support healing.  All participants take home three plants.

 

When

  • June 24, 2018
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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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, further enhancing the benefits of the practice.  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.

When

  • June 24, 2018
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • July 1, 2018
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • July 8, 2018
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • July 15, 2018
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • July 22, 2018
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • July 29, 2018
    2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Discover your inner scientist as you conduct experiments each day.  Ask questions, plan fun experiments, collect data and draw conclusions.  You will visit The Works Museum in Newark to explore even more hands-on science.

Family memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp.  Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

When

  • June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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A great place for budding nature enthusiasts!  Venture into the woods, dip into the pond and peek into our gardens.  Learn to use tools like binoculars, nets and magnifiers to explore nature, big and small.

Family memberships can be a great way to offset some of the costs associated with camp.  Click here to learn about Arboretum membership.

For information about our camp scholarship program, please contact us at education@dawesarb.org.

Online registration for each individual camp session closes one week prior to the date the session starts. Late registrations may be accepted. To inquire about available space after online registration is closed, please call our Visitors Center during business hours at 740.323.2355.

When

  • June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center/Outdoors

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