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Discovery Saturdays – Summit
August 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019
Make a discovery at the Arboretum and enjoy a unique family experience. Drop by the Stackhouse Education Center, any time between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm, on Saturdays for an interactive exploration of nature. Each week, discover a new plant, animal, or environmental topic through experiments, stories, games, and crafts. Borrow an Arboretum backpack loaded with binoculars, field guides, a magnifying glass, and everything else needed for outdoor Arboretum adventure! No pre-registration is necessary. Adults must be accompanied by a child!
Free for RRA members. $5.00 per child for non-members.
Summer 2019 Topics
June – Fruits
June 1 – Strawberries
June 8 – No Discovery Saturday Program. Please join us for ART in the Garden!
June 15 – Pineapples
June 22 – Cherries
June 29 – Starfruit
July – What’s in Bloom
July 6 – Roses
July 13 – Canna Lilies
July 20 – Hydrangea
July 27 – Wildflowers
August – Visit the Garden
August 3 – Edible Flowers
August 10 – Beans
August 17 – Tomato or Tomatillo?
August 24 – Fruits in the Garden
August 31 – Herbs
*Thanks to the continued generous underwriting support of our friends at Investors Bank, we are offering all RRA members free admission to our signature events during 2019.