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The Arboretum (State Botanical Garden of Kentucky)

500 Alumni Dr., Lexington, KY

Phone:
1-(859)-257-6955

Website:
www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum

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Upcoming Events

Plant Families- Nature Art

Class/Workshop

Come join us to create art out of nature and take a tour of the Glories of the Garden Art Exhibit. Pre-registration is required. Direct questions and registrations to jackie.gallimore@uky.edu or (859) 257-9339

Information:

• Sat 2/23/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Little Sprouts at The Arboretum - Seeds and Sprouts

Children, Education, Nature, Gardening

Explore the joy and wonder of nature with us! Each Wednesday in March, join us at The Arboretum for hands-on learning and fun. Each session has a special theme that begins with a story and hands-on exploration. Next, you will rotate through crafts, science experiments, and planting activities. Finally, we'll get outside and explore nature on a short hike (all hikes are weather-dependent, make sure to dress accordingly!). March 6th - Seeds and Sprouts: Get ready for spring by planting a seed to keep indoors so you can watch it sprout and grow! Investigate different kinds of seeds, craft some seed art, and join us on a hike to look for signs of spring in the plants and trees of The Arboretum. ***Pre-registration required. Direct registrations and questions to Jackie Gallimore at: jackie.gallimore@uky.edu or call (859) 257-9339 TImes:Session One: 10:00 am - 10:45 am; Session Two: 11:00 am - 11:45 am Ages: Recommended for ages 3 to 5. Cost: $3 per child per session (cash only please)

Information:

• Wed 3/6/19 at 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM11:00 AM11:45 AM

Plant Families- Plant Meat Eaters

Class/Workshop

Did you know that some plants eat meat? Come join us to learn about the different types of carnivorous plant. Pre-registration is required Direct questions and registrations to jackie.gallimore@uky.edu or (859) 257-9339

Information:

• Sat 3/9/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Little Sprouts at The Arboretum - Animal Friends

Children, Education, Gardening, Nature

Explore the joy and wonder of nature with us! Each Wednesday in March, join us at The Arboretum for hands-on learning and fun. Each session has a special theme that begins with a story and hands-on exploration. Next, you will rotate through crafts, science experiments, and planting activities. Finally, we'll get outside and explore nature on a short hike (all hikes are weather-dependent, make sure to dress accordingly!). March 13th - Animal Friends As the days get warmer, our animal friends are preparing for the spring. Look for signs of them on a hike, match baby animals with their parents, and learn about tadpoles and frogs with crafts! TImes:Session One: 10:00 am - 10:45 am; Session Two: 11:00 am - 11:45 am Ages: Recommended for ages 3 to 5. Cost: $3 per child per session (cash only please). ***Pre-registration required. Direct registrations and questions to Jackie Gallimore at: jackie.gallimore@uky.edu or call (859) 257-9339

Information:

• Wed 3/13/19 at 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM11:00 AM11:45 AM

Plant Families- Follow the Tracks

Class/Workshop

Animals leave behind signs of where they have been. Come join us to learn how to spot them and identify who was here. Pre-registration is required. Direct questions and registrations to jackie.gallimore@uky.edu or (859) 257-9339

Information:

• Sat 3/16/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Little Sprouts at The Arboretum - Rain and Rainbows

Children, Nature, Education, Gardening

Explore the joy and wonder of nature with us! Each Wednesday in March, join us at The Arboretum for hands-on learning and fun. Each session has a special theme that begins with a story and hands-on exploration. Next, you will rotate through crafts, science experiments, and planting activities. Finally, we'll get outside and explore nature on a short hike (all hikes are weather-dependent, make sure to dress accordingly!). March 20th - Rain and Rainbows: Springtime can be sunny, rainy, windy, and cloudy, or even all four in one day! Learn how the wind moves with a science experiment, make your own rainbow, go on a hike and more! TImes:Session One: 10:00 am - 10:45 am; Session Two: 11:00 am - 11:45 am Ages: Recommended for ages 3 to 5. Cost: $3 per child per session (cash only please). ***Pre-registration required. Direct registrations and questions to Jackie Gallimore at: jackie.gallimore@uky.edu or call (859) 257-9339

Information:

• Wed 3/20/19 at 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM11:00 AM11:45 AM

Little Sprouts at The Arboretum - Bugs!

Children, Education, Gardening, Nature

Explore the joy and wonder of nature with us! Each Wednesday in March, join us at The Arboretum for hands-on learning and fun. Each session has a special theme that begins with a story and hands-on exploration. Next, you will rotate through crafts, science experiments, and planting activities. Finally, we'll get outside and explore nature on a short hike (all hikes are weather-dependent, make sure to dress accordingly!). March 27th - Bugs!: Rain showers bring spring flowers, and with the flowers come pollinators! Learn about how bees and other bugs help plants grow, decorate and craft 3D beetles, look for some bugs that might already be out, and help us plant some early spring crops in the Kentucky Children's Garden. Times: Session One: 10:00 am - 10:45 am; Session Two: 11:00 am - 11:45 am Ages: Recommended for ages 3 to 5. Cost: $3 per child per session (cash only please). ***Pre-registration required. Direct registrations and questions to Jackie Gallimore at: jackie.gallimore@uky.edu or call (859) 257-9339

Information:

• Wed 3/27/19 at 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM11:00 AM11:45 AM