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Yoga in the Garden – Session 2 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden – Session 2 @ Thayer Center
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Fridays,  Feb. 1 – Mar. 8 Hatha Yoga helps you be more centered and focused – breath work and cultivates flexibility, strength and deep relaxation. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All[...]
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Winter Photography Workshop with Ian Adams 9:00 am
Winter Photography Workshop with Ian Adams @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Learn tips for taking great winter photographs with your iPhone, point-and-shoot or SLR camera, followed by an exciting hike through the woods into the icy depths of Stebbins Gulch to photograph the spectacular icicles and[...]
Family Hike To Little Mountain 1:00 pm
Family Hike To Little Mountain @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Get outside and explore the sights and sounds of the season at Little Mountain. Help us locate the sites of old hotels, find names carved in rock more than 100 years ago and search for[...]
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Wine and Cheese Night Hike 7:00 pm
Wine and Cheese Night Hike @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Enjoy the Arboretum’s sights and sounds and learn about the night time forest ecosystem. Afterwards relax with food and drink. Wear sturdy shoes, this hike goes no matter the weather.
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The Blue Wall 9:00 am
The Blue Wall @ At site
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Discover the amazing giant ice wall of Warner Hollow near Windsor. This frozen monument of blue, white and tan ice is one of the most spectacular winter sites in Ohio. Also includes exploring a frozen[...]
Winter Nature Adventures: Session 2 9:30 am
Winter Nature Adventures: Session 2 @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Session 2: Saturdays, Feb. 9 – March 2 Many of us have seen how nature delights children, which is why nature is the cornerstone of this intensive 4 week program designed to facilitate the physical,[...]
The Mitten 2:00 pm
The Mitten @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
We’ll enjoy reading Jan Brett’s charming book, The Mitten, and then make mittens out of natural items animals might use to keep warm. You’ll take one mitten home and join us on a short walk[...]
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Fireside Lecture: Pictured Rocks, Pasties and Porcupines – Michigan’s Upper Peninsula 2:00 pm
Fireside Lecture: Pictured Rocks, Pasties and Porcupines – Michigan’s Upper Peninsula @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Michigan’s rugged Upper Peninsula features a 1,700-mile Great Lakes coastline with 40 lighthouses, 300 waterfalls, old growth forests and a rich history of logging, and copper and iron mining. Join Adams for a photographic tour[...]
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Scientist Lecture Series: Mentor Marsh: History, Tragedy, Recovery 7:00 pm
Scientist Lecture Series: Mentor Marsh: History, Tragedy, Recovery @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mentor Marsh was one of the most species-rich sites on the Great Lakes shoreline until the late 1960s when salt-mine tailings leached into the waterway, killing most of the swamp forest trees and marsh plants.[...]
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Pruning Essentials 10:00 am
Pruning Essentials @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a thorough class on basic pruning knowledge. We’ll talk about pruning techniques, essential equipment for the everyday homeowner, tree health and pruning cuts, when to call an arborist, and other basic components[...]
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History 1:00 pm
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History @ The Holden Arboretum
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Follow the streambed as it cuts through bedrock dating back millions of years. Explore the geology and plant communities resulting from this special environment. This rigorous hike requires a good degree of physical fitness. Proper[...]
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Magnificence on the Mountain 1:00 pm
Magnificence on the Mountain @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Unique geological formations, diversity of plant life and its historic use as a resort make this a spectacular natural site. No children under 12. Moderate – under 2 miles. This hike will not be offered[...]
Fireside Lecture: Orchids of Ohio 2:00 pm
Fireside Lecture: Orchids of Ohio @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mention wild orchids and most people think of the tropics, but did you know Ohio is home to nearly 50 different native species? Orchids come in all shapes, colors and sizes, and are often regarded as[...]
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Family Snowshoe Hikes 1:30 pm
Family Snowshoe Hikes @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Have you ever wondered how snowshoes work? Learn how to put them on, walk, turn and get back up once you fall down. We will play some games and take a walk. You will be[...]
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Birding By Ear For Beginners 9:00 am
Birding By Ear For Beginners @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Late winter is an excellent time for beginner birders to learn birdsong and behavior before the flurry of spring migration begins. The first part of this class will be spent indoors, where we will learn[...]
Orchid Terrarium Workshop 3:00 pm
Orchid Terrarium Workshop @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Bring the tropics to your home this winter by creating an orchid terrarium. Terrariums are a fun way to display plants and can provide an ideal environment with minimal care. Participants will plant their own[...]
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Fireside Lecture: Garden History: Thomas Jefferson – Landscape Architect 2:00 pm
Fireside Lecture: Garden History: Thomas Jefferson – Landscape Architect @ Holden Arboretum
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A garden history presentation using the life of Thomas Jefferson to illustrate the horticultural influences that shaped him for producing his landscape architectural and garden projects.  Extensive pictures include Colonial Williamsburg, Monticello, Poplar Forest and[...]
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