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Did you know that four species of owls call Ohio home?  This event will begin with a short program on the life of these majestic creatures and how to identify them by call.  Afterwards, participants will hike into The Arboretum's Deep Woods where we will attempt to locate these birds of prey in their natural habitat.

 

This event has been rescheduled for December 14. Register here.

When

  • December 28, 2018
    6:30pm - 8:30pm

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: Wildlife in Winter

Investigate the animals that live all around us! Create a gift especially made for backyard wildlife.

When

  • January 8, 2019
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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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: Wildlife in Winter

Investigate the animals that live all around us! Create a gift especially made for backyard wildlife.

When

  • January 11, 2019
    10:00am - 11:30am

Where

Zand Education Center

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

The lives of a staggering number of living organisms, humans included, are intertwined with oak trees.  Sigrid Neilsen, author of Native Oaks of the Greater Midwest, along with Arboretum Botanist David Brandenburg team up for a grand celebration of oaks, from antiquity to the 21st century.  Participants will get to taste-test modern and ancient foods made from acorns.

When

  • January 12, 2019
    3:30pm - 5:30pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

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

  • January 13, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • January 20, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • January 27, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • February 3, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • February 10, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • February 17, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Which animals have bones? Take a closer look at specimens and a live animal visitor. Make a collage and play a group game.

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

  • January 13, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

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

  • January 13, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • January 20, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • January 27, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • February 3, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • February 10, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • February 17, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Learn about some common woods used in antique furniture with examples from The Arboretum’s historical collection.  Our botanist will offer tips on identifying the more common woods used in your household furniture and collectibles.  Guests will take home a LED magnifier to help with wood identification.

When

  • January 19, 2019
    1:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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