Make a discovery at the Arboretum and enjoy a unique family experience. Drop by the Carriage House Education Center on Saturdays, any time between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm, 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*
August - Pond Life
August 3 - Dragonflies
August 10 – Water Lilies
August 17 - Fish
August 24 - Frogs
August 31 - Discovery Center closed
September – Here Comes Fall
In September, the shorter hours of daylight and cooler weather are signals for plants and animals to start preparing for the winter.
September 7 – Sensational Seeds
September 14 – Monarch Migration
September 21 – Birds on the Wing
September 28 – Chattering Chipmunks
October- Historical Roots
The Arboretum is a very historic place! Come discover the origins of some of our most well known features and flora. Learn about the families who made "The Clearing" their home as well as the Native Americans who lived in this area long ago.
October 5 – The Lenni Lenape
October 12 - The Bowl
October 19 – A Child in "The Clearing"/Four Centuries in a Weekend
October 26 – No Discovery Saturday Program. Join us for Celebrate Fall on October 27!
November – Celebrate the State
Maybe you knew there was a New Jersey State Tree, but did you know there is also a State Bird and even a State Dinosaur?
November 2 – Northern Red Oak
November 9 – Eastern Goldfinch
November 16 – Hadrosaurus
DISCOVERY SATURDAYS RETURN IN THE SPRING – SEE YOU THEN!
*Throughout 2013, in celebration of Reeves-Reed Arboretum's 40th anniversary and with generous underwriting support from Investors Bank, we are offering all RRA members free admission to our signature events. Not a member? Join today and take advantage of this wonderful offer. Visit www.reeves-reedarboretum.org for more information.