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June 2019

Nature Play Pop-Ups at Matthaei

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Kids and parents, join us for our summer nature play pop-ups in the children’s garden. These hands-on, exploratory nature play activities an immersive experience for children ages 3-7. Look for program descriptions here on the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum website and on our social media in late May. Monday mornings 10-11:30 am and second Sundays 3-4:40 pm, June-August, Gaffield Children's Garden, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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Summer Safari: Children’s Program at Matthaei

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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$8

Summertime is here and we’re ready to hit the trails. Go on a guided safari and explore the trails of Matthaei. Learn about the plants and animals that call southeastern Michigan home. Make a safari notebook to take along and sketch what you find.

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Care and Training of Eastern White Cedar Bonsai

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Bonsai artist and expert John Wall styles a collected Eastern white cedar, Thuja occidentalis, and discusses care and training of this species. John has been practicing bonsai since the age of ten, but really became serious about the art in 2003. A lover of wild collected trees, John has worked with everything from stunted evergreens from the western mountains, to deciduous trees from the southeast. John has an eye for design and loves dramatic and unusual trees. He has shown…

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Eastern White Cedar Bonsai Workshop with John Wall

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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$175

Bonsai artist and expert John Wall conducts a workshop on styling Eastern white cedar. Participants will style collected Eastern White Cedar. Cost is $175/person. Registration required; please email aabonsaisociety@gmail.com for information or to register. (On June 26 John styles a collected Eastern white cedar, Thuja occidentalis, and discusses care and training of this species in a free Ann Arbor Bonsai Society program. John has been practicing bonsai since the age of ten, but really became serious about the art in…

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July 2019

Nature Play Pop-Ups at Matthaei

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Kids and parents, join us for our summer nature play pop-ups in the children’s garden. These hands-on, exploratory nature play activities an immersive experience for children ages 3-7. Look for program descriptions here on the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum website and on our social media in late May. Monday mornings 10-11:30 am and second Sundays 3-4:40 pm, June-August, Gaffield Children's Garden, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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Catching Your Breath

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A free monthly program for caregivers of adults with memory loss. Designed for learning skills for continued health and well-being. Info and to register: 734.936.8803. Presented by MI Alzheimer’s Disease Center

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Nature Play Pop-Ups at Matthaei

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Kids and parents, join us for our summer nature play pop-ups in the children’s garden. These hands-on, exploratory nature play activities an immersive experience for children ages 3-7. Look for program descriptions here on the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum website and on our social media in late May. Monday mornings 10-11:30 am and second Sundays 3-4:40 pm, June-August, Gaffield Children's Garden, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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Nature Play Pop-Ups at Matthaei

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Kids and parents, join us for our summer nature play pop-ups in the children’s garden. These hands-on, exploratory nature play activities an immersive experience for children ages 3-7. Look for program descriptions here on the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum website and on our social media in late May. Monday mornings 10-11:30 am and second Sundays 3-4:40 pm, June-August, Gaffield Children's Garden, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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Our goal is to save The World…Starting with Detroit.

July 16 @ 7:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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A presentation by John George, founder of Detroit Blight Busters, a community-based non profit housing corporation that works with over 9000 volunteers on clean up and rebuilding projects. Presented by the Sierra Club Huron Valley

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Ethnobotanizing Your Garden: Inspired Design from Indigenous Plants and Worldviews

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Dr. Scott Heron, Ferris State University Drawing on his extensive academic experience studying and teaching ethnobotany, biology, anthropology, and American Indian studies, as well as his continued research as a specialist in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and the Great Lakes region with a focus on the Anishinaabek culture, Dr. Heron will present on incorporating ethnobotany in home gardens.Join us for a series of lectures summer 2019 by three experts in ethnobotany. Ethnobotany is the study of a region’s plants and their practical…

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