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Upcoming Weekly Classes

Oaks and Acorns (for children ages 3-5 with an adult): First Session

Wonder, respect, and love for the natural world start early in this engaging weekly class.  Discover some of the incredible plants and animals that make the Arboretum so special.  Take nature walks, tell stories and sing songs, and create one-of-a-kind art project every week.  And at the end of the series, take home a nature book you made yourself!  This shared nature experience is one you both will treasure!

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Oaks and Acorns Session 1 Topics - Here Comes Fall!

September 9 – Sensational Seeds
September 16 – Late Summer Flowers
September 23 – Chattering Chipmunks
September 20 – Monarch Migration
October 7 – Birds on the Wing

Register early since space is limited.  Family Level membership is required.  Membership must be current on day of event to receive membership benefit.

Throughout 2015, 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. Please click here for more information on becoming a member.

Wednesdays, September 9 through October 7 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  • Member Price: FREE
  • Non-Member Price: $70.00
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NEW! The Kitchen Garden (for children ages 6 to 10)

Reeves-Reed Arboretum is excited to announce  a new after-school class: The Kitchen Garden. This class will combine gardening and eating! There are so many foods that we use in our kitchen that can be planted. Not only will participants be planting and sprouting various food items, they will also have an opportunity to prepare and sample the foods they plant! Be prepared to get dirty and have fun

Thursdays, September 24 – October 22 from 4:00 to 5:15 pm 

  • Member Price: $75.00
  • Non-Member Price: $100.00
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Oaks and Acorns (for children ages 3-5 with an adult): Second Session

Wonder, respect, and love for the natural world start early in this engaging weekly class. Discover some of the incredible plants and animals that make the Arboretum so special. Take nature walks, tell stories and sing songs, and create one-of-a-kind art project every week. And at the end of the series, take home a nature book you made yourself! This shared nature experience is one you both will treasure!
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Oaks and Acorns Session 2 Topics – Autumn Favorites

October 14 – Harvest
October 21 – Fall Leaves
October 28 – Pumpkins
November 4 – Bats
November 11 – Evergreens


Register early since space is limited. Family level membership is required. Membership must be current on day of event to receive membership benefit.

Throughout 2015, 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. Please click here for more information on becoming a member.

Wednesdays, October 14 through November 11 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  • Member Price: FREE
  • Non-Member Price: $70.00
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Mammal Mania and Plantapalooza (for children ages 5 to 8)

These two mini-camps offered during the NJEA convention provide children with an opportunity to spend time outside exploring and learning in a fun and exciting way! Through games, crafts, stories and hikes children will learn about how animals and plants are getting ready for the upcoming winter. Sign up for one day or take advantage of the savings by signing up for both!

Mammal Mania, Thursday November 5, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Plantapalooza, Friday, November 6, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • Member Price: $60.00
  • Non-Member Price: $75.00
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