young children gathered around table for StoryTime

StoryTime in the Library
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:30-11 a.m.
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Stories for the young and young-at-heart. Geared toward
toddlers and preschoolers.

EVENT CALENDAR

A Different View
A Different View
Date: 1/8/2019 - 3/11/2019
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Location: Reedy Gallery

Pollinator Friendly Mixed Media by Jodi Reeb” Reedy Gallery. Photographs from the Arboretum combined with encaustic paint and beeswax combining nature and human activity. 

Roots to Healing
Roots to Healing
Date: 1/8/2019 - 4/30/2019
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Roots to Healing: A Brief Survey of the Past, Present and Future of Plant-Based Remedies in Minnesota” Arboretum Skyway Gallery & Andersen Horticultural Library. Consider the role of plants and nature in healing across cultures in Minnesota in this educational exhibit.

PLANT-MAKER STUDIO: CORN CREATIONS
PLANT-MAKER STUDIO: CORN CREATIONS
Date: 2/2/2019 - 3/31/2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

 

A fun-filled afternoon focused on corn. Create a bracelet with dried corn and grind cornmeal to prepare cornbread, tamales, or tortilla. Test your knowledge about corn with trivia.

 

Why Did My Bees Die?
Why Did My Bees Die?
Date: 3/9/2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Losing a honey bee colony is never easy! If you've had this unfortunate experience, join other beekeepers to learn what to do from the University of Minnesota Bee Squad. Identifying when and why your bees died can help you improve your honey bee management skills in the future. 

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Permaculture Design for Your Property
Permaculture Design for Your Property
Date: 3/9/2019 - 3/30/2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Permaculture is an agriculture ecosystem that is designed to be sustainable and self-sufficient, and can be put into practice on properties of all sizes, from urban plots to hobby farms. With historical roots around the equator, this food growing method has made its way to the Midwest. In this three-part workshop, you and fellow food growers will explore the amazing abundance that can be created, tapped into, and harvested using this holistic process.

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Creating Habitat for Birds and Butterflies in your Yard & Garden
Creating Habitat for Birds and Butterflies in your Yard & Garden
Date: 3/9/2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join other wildlife enthusiasts as Julie shares everything you need to know to invite a stunning variety of these winged visitors into your own backyard sanctuary. You will learn what plants will best fit your location and what species they might attract for food or shelter. You will also learn what simple non-plant additions are needed to cover all the needs of these species.

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