Nature Club: The Great Migration

Migration season is upon us! Join us as we learn about the various birds (and more!) that are just arriving or just passing through on the way to their northern...

Spring Home School Day

Our many trails, trees, streams, ponds, and prairies make the Arboretum one of the best outdoor classrooms in central Iowa. By pre-registering for this special open house event geared towards...

Wizards & Woods

In preparation for International Harry Potter Day on May 2, spend a morning at our HogWoods Forest School of Magic! We'll make our own messenger owls, mix up bubbly potions,...

Wizards & Woods 2nd Session

In celebration of International Harry Potter Day on May 2, spend a morning at our HogWoods Forest School of Magic! We'll make our own messenger owls, mix up bubbly potions,...

Nature Club PLUS: Prairie Ecosystem

Hundreds of years ago, Iowa's landscape was dominated by prairies. Today, a few true remnants remain, but many reconstructed prairies create important ecosystems for native plants and animals. Join us...

Nature Club: Prairie Ecosystem

Hundreds of years ago, Iowa's landscape was dominated by prairies. Today, a few true remnants remain, but many reconstructed prairies create important ecosystems for native plants and animals. Join us...

Spring Bird Walk

Walk the Arboretum edges, woods, and fields in search of spring birds! We'll learn about migrants and year-round resident birds with local birding enthusiast John Bissell. No prior birding experience...

Health & Wellness Series: Kids Yoga

Move! Breathe! Stretch! Grow! Students will practice breathing techniques, stretching and moving their bodies in mindful and playful ways as they learn basic yoga poses. Movements are taught through themes,...