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Preschool Programs
PeaPods for Preschoolers, Wed, June 6 - Aug 15, 9:30 - 11 AM or 12 - 1:30 PM
$100.00 for the ten session series member/$120.00 for the ten session series non-member
June 6 - Inch By Inch
June 13 - Teeny, Tiny World
June 20 - Soggy, Boggy, Froggy
June 27 - Pea Pod Babies
July 11 - Cattails and Dragonflies
July 18 - Puddlicious
July 25 - Dance Like Plants
August 1 - Berries for Birds
August 8 - Herbal Nose Poppers
August 15 - "Friends in the Garden" Party

Pea Pods for Preschoolers, Tues, October 9 - December 11, 9:30 - 11 AM$100.00 for the ten sessions member/$120.00 for the ten sessions non-member
October 9 - Me-Oh-My-Apple Pie
October 16 - Composting - Where Do Leaves Go?
October 23 - "Mouses" and Mosses
October 30 - Orange and Round Abound
November 6 - Those Nutty Squirrels!
November 13 - Bulbs - Prepare in the Fall to Burst in the Spring!
November 20 - Hey Plants, Where Did You Go?
November 27 - Three Sisters Stew
December 4 - Snow What?
December 11 - Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice - Tea Celebration

Out To Play!
Two's and Three's Out to Play!  Thurs, July 12 - Aug 16, 9:30 - 11 AM
$60.00 for the six sessions member/$72.00 for the six sessions non-member
Four's and Five's Out to Play! Thurs, July 12 - Aug 16, 12 noon - 1:30 PM
$60.00 for the 6 sessions member/$72.00 for the 6 sessions non-member
July 12 - Plant Parts on Parade
July 19 - Let's Dig
July 26 - Fort Fantasy
August 2 - Whoosh, Run, Splash!
August 9 - Critters Crawl
August 16 - Under, Over, Around and Through

Family Cooking - $21 member/$24 non-member
Fresh Picked Feast for Lunch, Tues, Aug 14 and 16, 9 AM - 12 noon
Fresh Picked Feast for Supper, Tues, Aug 14 and 16, 2 - 5 PM

Family Weekends - Drop in Activities, Saturdays and Sundays, 12 noon - 4 PM, FREE with Arboretum admission
Sunflower Smash - May
Dynamic Dirt - June
Marvelous Mud - July
Crazy About Compost - August
Seed Savers - September 

Squish Squash - October
Blooms in Bulbs - November
Ginger and Spice - December


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