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What

Join us for a night hike through the Deep Woods beneath the rise of the Old Moon.  Stop at the Log Cabin for a roaring fire with hot cocoa and marshmallows, and view the night sky through a telescope.

When

  • January 21, 2019
    8:00pm - 9:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Learn the art and science of grafting in this hands-on workshop.  The Arboretum’s propagator, who enjoys a high propagation success rate, will lead the program.  Rootstock and scion wood are provided; you may bring your own scion wood, if appropriate rootstock is available.  Attendees take home the material they graft to nurture.  The workshop is appropriate for ages 14 and older.  Children must be supervised by an adult.

When

  • January 26, 2019
    8:30am - 11:30am

Where

Zand Education Center

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

Plants are hard at work around us everyday helping to improve the air we breath and the water we drink. Take a closer look at our mission and learn about the importance of the Arboretum’s plant conservation work.

Please note, this event is free to attend but registration is required.

When

  • January 31, 2019
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Continue on your path of learning the art and science of grafting with this hands-on workshop.  Arboretum’s propagator leads the program.  Rootstock and scion wood are provided, and you may bring your own scion wood if appropriate rootstock is available.  Attendees take home the material they graft to nurture.  This program is intended for those who have participated in previous grafting workshops.

When

  • February 2, 2019
    8:30am - 11:30am

Where

Zand Education Center

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

Join us for an exciting presentation on some of Ohio’s carnivorous canines as we learn the facts and practice the calls.  Come ready to learn all about foxes and coyotes from a local wildlife expert.  We will then venture on a short hike to Arboretum East to call coyotes.  Please dress for the weather.

When

  • February 8, 2019
    7:00pm - 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: Trashology 101- Papermaking Fun

By reducing waste and recycling, we can help save the environment! Let's investigate the paper making process and take home a beautiful and practical product.

When

  • February 12, 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: Trashology 101- Papermaking Fun

By reducing waste and recycling, we can help save the environment! Let's investigate the papermaking process and take home a beautiful and practical product.

When

  • February 15, 2019
    10:00am - 11:30am

Where

Zand Education Center

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

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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What

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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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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