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The Morton Arboretum

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4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
(630) 968-0074 http://www.mortonarb.org

The Morton Arboretum is a beautiful place to let your kids run around or take your infant for a stroller walk through the gardens and paths. You can pack a picnic or buy food and eat at the Ginkgo Restaurant and Cafe.

The Children’s Garden has streams, a huge acorn to climb, a tree root slide and other great plant based adventures for your kids to explore. There are also art exhibits called “Nature Unframed” now through November to check out in the gardens.

You can even enroll your child in a class at the Arboretum. They can search for squirmy frogs along Lake Marmo’s shore, investigate creepy crawly bugs, and learn about the outdoors. Classes are tailored toward each age group, starting from eighteen months old! There are also classes and events that you can attend as a family.

 

May 2020

Mother’s Day Brunch

May 10, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$27 – $59

Schedule and location Sunday, May 10, 2020 Ginkgo Restaurant Seatings 9:00 a.m, 12:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Celebrate Mom with a fabulous brunch against the blooming backdrop of Meadow Lake. Adults 21+ will also receive a complimentary glass of champagne or a mimosa. After brunch, walk our scenic, paved, half-mile path around Meadow Lake. Enjoy the unfurling of leaves of awakening trees and the visits of migrating birds. Attire: Casual, Business Casual, Sunday’s Best Mother's Day Menu Chilled Buffet Jumbo…

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Mothers in Nature

May 10, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Schedule and location Sunday May 10, 2020 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children's Garden All Children's Garden activities are weather permitting. How do animal moms care for their young? From creating a home to finding a meal, discover how parents in nature care for our forests’ newest residents. Fees and admission FREE with Arboretum admission. Registration information BY PHONE: 630-725-2066, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours. ONLINE: BUY TICKETS NOW

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Sensory Friendly Sundays

May 17, 8:45 am - 9:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:45 am on day Third of the month, repeating until October 18, 2020

One event on September 13, 2020 at 8:45 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Schedule and location Select Sundays, May through October 2020 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. Children’s Garden Section A: May 17 Section B: June 21 Section C: July 19 Section D: August 16 Section E: September 13 Section F: October 18 Sensory Friendly Sundays offer the opportunity for families with sensory needs, to experience a less crowded Children’s Garden with minimal noise. Participants are welcome to stay once the Children’s Garden opens to the public at 9:30 a.m. Note: Limit 75. Recommended…

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Arbor Evenings

May 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Free

Schedule and location *New this year: Arbor Evenings moving to Thursday's. Thursday's May 28 through August 27, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, doors open at 5:00 pm The Concert Lawn 2020 Performance Schedule May 28 - Hillbilly Rockstarz June 4 - Rosie & the Rivets June 11 - NO EVENT June 18 - ARRA June 25 - Cadillac Groove July 2 - The Beaux July 9 - Semple July 16 - The Boy Band Night July 23 - Spoken…

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June 2020

Tuesday Family Nights

June 16, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Free

Schedule and location Tuesdays June 16 through August 11, 2020 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Children's Garden Bring the family for kid-friendly after-hours entertainment with music and more. Be sure to explore the Children’s Garden and the Maze Garden. Concessions will be available at the Ginkgo Cafe in the Visitor Center until 7:30 p.m. during this event. 2020 Performer Schedule June 16 - Little Miss Ann June 23 - Miss Jamie's Farm June 30 - Miss Mim & Friends July…

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