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View photos of the EJC Arboretum's 25th Anniversary Celebration Reception held June 21, 2014 here.

Upcoming Events

25th Anniversary Celebration Plant Sales

Private Greenhouse Shopping Appointments can be scheduled Tuesday through Friday at either 10:30 am or 1:30 pm.
Garden lovers can continue to shop for native plants, shrubs, and trees as well as the newest hybrids with Greenhouse Shopping Appointments. More information.

Summer Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series

Noon in the Pavilion, Wednesdays (unless otherwise noted and except July 4th week)
Free, no advance registration needed, enjoy lunch and a great topical lecture. More information. Series lecture topics:

  • July 9, 2014, Taking Winning Pictures
  • July 16, 2014, Monarchs and Milkweeds
  • July 23, 2014, Tree Problems and How to Help Trees
  • July 30, 2014, American Chestnut Tree Restoration

Beginning Botanical Illustration with Lynda Chandler

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4pm, July 15, 17, 22, 24, and 29, 2014.
This five-session art workshop is for adults who want to learn to capture the details of a plant to enjoy long after seeing it in real time in its real world. The workshop teaches basics of plant morphology and how to create realistic pencil drawings of plants. More information.

Storytime in the Understory

Monthly on second Tuesdays, June through September
August 12, September 9, 2014. 11:00 a.m. to about noon.
Stories come to life for young children with animated readings. Young story enthusiasts will develop an understanding of the importance of nature from children's literature selections. More information.

For a complete list of EJC Arboretum programs and events, browse our Annual Calendar of Events.

25th Anniversary Commemorative Products Available

25th Anniversary Wine Glass

Purchases of 25th Anniversary commemorative products can be made weekdays, business hours at the Frances Plecker Ed Center for the anniversary stationery set, wine glasses, and more products including t-shirts coming soon!