Children’s Programs

Jun
15
Sat
Family Fun Day at Buckeye Bud’s @ The Holden Arboretum
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come out to Buckeye Bud’s Adventure Woods to
enjoy live music, activities, and games. Each
month is a different theme:

  • June: Art in Nature
  • July: Pollinators
  • August: Water Explorations
Jun
16
Sun
Woodland 5K @ The Holden Arboretum
Jun 16 @ 7:30 am

Race fee includes admission for the day to the Arboretum. The first 300 registrants receive race day t-shirts. Post-race snacks and awards to top runners overall and in each age and gender category. Dogs are permitted to run the course on a leash, but runners with dogs will be positioned at the back of the start pack. This is a rain or shine event.

Sponsored by Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Jun
21
Fri
Night Hike and S’mores @ Holden Arboretum
Jun 21 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Connect with nature after the Arboretum’s regular hours to experience a leisurely, family-oriented hike with plenty of stops for games and opportunities to see and hear the season’s nighttime sights and sounds. Afterward, relax around a campfire with lemonade and s’mores. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.

Jun
22
Sat
Fishing For First Timers @ The Holden Arboretum
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to build your
own stick fishing pole? Are you new to fishing and
want to learn more? Join Piotrowski to 
learn more about local fish species,
fish habitat and good stewardship. Please wear
appropriate, waterproof footwear and bring a
filled water bottle.

Pollinator Week Programming @ The Holden Arboretum
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

We’re celebrating National Pollinator Week with a
day filled with lectures, activities and games to
help you learn about the important ecosystem
services that pollinators provide and how to
protect declining pollinator populations.

Jul
14
Sun
Family Hike to Little Mountain @ Holden Arboretum
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Little Mountain is the perfect place to explore
rock crevices. Help us locate the sites of old
hotels, find names carved in rock more than 100
years ago and search for the old spring house.
Proper footwear is required — we recommend
boots. Participants must be able to walk more
than two miles up steep terrain.

Jul
20
Sat
Family Fun Day at Buckeye Bud’s @ The Holden Arboretum
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come out to Buckeye Bud’s Adventure Woods to
enjoy live music, activities, and games. Each
month is a different theme:

  • June: Art in Nature
  • July: Pollinators
  • August: Water Explorations
Aug
16
Fri
NIght Hike and S’mores @ The Holden Arboretum
Aug 16 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Connect with nature after hours at the
Arboretum. Experience a leisurely, family-oriented
hike with plenty of stops for games and
opportunities to see and hear the season’s
nighttime sights and sounds. Afterward, relax
around a campfire with lemonade and s’mores.
Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather

Aug
17
Sat
Family Fun Day at Buckeye Bud’s @ The Holden Arboretum
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come out to Buckeye Bud’s Adventure Woods to
enjoy live music, activities, and games. Each
month is a different theme:

  • June: Art in Nature
  • July: Pollinators
  • August: Water Explorations