Programs for Kids, Teens & Families

"Discovery Saturdays was a lot of fun. My kids loved using binoculars to find different bird species."

The arboretum offers many programs for children ages 3 and up. Each takes advantage of our unique natural setting, whether it's examining animal adaptations in the woodland forest, facilitating seed germination in the Louise B. Roehm Greenhouse, or taking part in a physical activity on the Great Lawn. The Discovery Saturdays program is the perfect way for a busy family to escape a hectic weekday schedule and reconnect with each other and nature through hands-on learning.

Check the calendar for upcoming program listings. 

Classes

(for families with children ages 5 and up) Join us for a night of fun around the campfire with stories, songs, games, and interesting nighttime facts. If the sky is..

Friday, May 20 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Member Price: $5.00
Non-Member Price: $15.00
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(for children ages 5-10) If you like building things and finding out how things grow, this interactive, hands-on garden DIY program is for you. You’ll learn how to start plants..

Saturday, May 21 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Member Price: $15.00
Non-Member Price: $25.00
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(ages 3 to 5 with adult) Wonder, respect, and love for the natural world will get a great start in this engaging weekly class. Take nature hikes, read stories, and..

Wednesday, May 25 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Member Price: $10.00
Non-Member Price: $20.00
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(All ages. 15 & under must be accompanied by an adult, children ages 6-12 years must share a tandem kayak with an adult) Bordering the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge..

Sunday, June 5 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Special Events

The Ryan Hernandez Quartet, back by popular demand, will be jazzing up the garden in June!  This cool but classical ensemble will be performing a repertoire of original compositions as..

Wednesday, June 15 at 7:00 pm.

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $15.00
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The Suyat Band will be bringing a touch of Hawaii to the Mainland and Reeves-Reed Arboretum! Steadily building a reputation as one of the most consistently crowd-pleasing live acts on..

Wednesday, July 13 at 7:00 pm.

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $15.00
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CC & The Boys will bring the Grand Ole Opry to Reeves-Reed Arboretum this August!  The band well-known for their old-school country and southern blues charm (with a twist) will..

Wednesday, August 10 at 7:00 pm.

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $15.00
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Sahara Moon will serenade you in the garden this summer with her silvery song and indie flair.  The singer-songwriter, inspired by artists Norah Jones and Brandi Carlile, incorporates a mix..

Wednesday, August 10 at 7:00 pm.

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $15.00
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