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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

  • February 17, 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.

 

When

  • February 17, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Join Arboretum staff for this sweet night hike through the Deep Woods!  We’ll explore the history of maple syrup production, and stop at the Log Cabin to warm up next to a roaring fire with snacks and maple syrup tastings.

 

When

  • February 22, 2019
    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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Travel along the maple trail to discover the many ways of making syrup, then warm up in the Log Cabin and taste a sample of this all-natural treat!  All participants will receive a patch.

Please be sure to purchase a ticket for all children (ages 3 and up) and adults that will be attending the program.

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

When

  • February 23, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • February 23, 2019
    11:00am - 12:00pm

Where

Main Shelter House

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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From November through March, when conditions are right, something is blooming in the Witch-hazel Collection. Take a walk with our staff to learn about these colorful winter gems.

When

  • February 23, 2019
    10:00am - 11:30am

Where

Visitors Center

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Guided tours of the Maple Syrup Trail will be offered at noon, 1pm and 2pm on February 23 and 24.

Learn the history and process of maple sugaring as you meander down the paved trail toward The Arboretum’s Log Cabin. Inside, docents greet you with a warm fire and a taste of syrup as you learn how the evaporator works.

The Arboretum also offers private, group tours of the Maple Syrup Trail perfect for clubs or school groups. Email education@dawesarb.org for pricing and availability.

When

  • February 23, 2019
    12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Main Shelter House

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

Travel along the maple syrup trail to discover the many ways of making syrup, then warm up in the Log Cabin and taste a sample of this all-natural treat! 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

  • February 24, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • February 24, 2019
    11:00am - 12:00pm

Where

Main Shelter House

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

Guided tours of the Maple Syrup Trail will be offered at noon, 1pm and 2pm on February 23 and 24.

Learn the history and process of maple sugaring as you meander down the paved trail toward The Arboretum’s Log Cabin. Inside, docents greet you with a warm fire and a taste of syrup as you learn how the evaporator works.

The Arboretum also offers private, group tours of the Maple Syrup Trail perfect for clubs or school groups. Email education@dawesarb.org for pricing and availability.

When

  • February 24, 2019
    12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Main Shelter House

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

3/14     Actual Size

3/28     Beyond the Pond

4/11     The Digger and the Flower

4/25     Mother Bruce

5/9    Too Many Carrots           

When

  • A Tree for Me
    February 28, 2019
    10:00am - 10:45am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Join other home school students in hands-on science study. Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30 - 3pm) and repeat on 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: To Be a Tree

Learn about tree lifecycles, essentials for survival and how a tree is similar to a factory!

When

  • March 12, 2019
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

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