Discovery Saturdays


Make a discovery at the Arboretum and enjoy a unique family experience.  Drop by the Stackhouse 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*

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May – Flower Power

May 2 – The Reason for a Flower

May 9 – Sensational Scents/Mother's Day Craft

May 16 – Suited to Survive: Flower Adaptations

May 23 - Flower Hall of Fame

May 30 – Flower Folklore

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JuneGet to Know a Tree

June 6 – No Discovery Saturday Program - please join us next week!

June 13 – The Elephant Tree

June 20 – The Sugar Maple

June 27 – The Ginkgo

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July – Pollinator Parade

July 4 – No Discovery Saturday Program - please join us next week!

July 11 – Honeybees

July 18 – Hummingbirds

July 25 – Butterflies

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AugustThe Pond and Bog Garden

August 1 – Fish

August 8 – Water Lilies

August 15 – Dragonflies

August 22 - Frogs

August 29 – Pitcher Plants



*Thanks to the continued generous underwriting support of our friends at Investors Bank, we are offering all RRA members free admission to our signature events during 2015.  

Not a member?  Join today and take advantage of this wonderful offer.  Please click here to join!