Posted on May 30, 2014 at 4:53 PM
Monday, Jun 16 at 3:00 PM
Explore, Escape and Discover Fun
at the Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd. – Dallas
SPECIAL $5 ADMISSION
Saturday, June 14th
9 AM – 5 PM
Stop by the main gardens and stroll 66 acres of lush landscapes, ponds and waterfalls. Circle through scenic trails, seek a peek at upcoming trial flowers and plants, enjoy cafes, encounter unique fountains or experience cool
and creative environments in grand
scale inside the new children’s garden.
DON’T FORGET YOUR CAMERA!
CELEBATE THE FIRST YEAR OF NEW CHILDREN’S GARDEN
11 AM – 2 PM Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden
Visit with the garden characters “Stump the Tree” and other
mascots, see puppet shows, life-size colorful kaleidoscope,
the power of water, beginner’s garden for toddlers and more!
Checkout cooking demonstrations with Central Market
Chef Brian Johnson. Meet News 8 anchor Cynthia Izaguirre,
News 8 meteorologists Colleen Coyle and Ashton Altieri and
enjoy free chat sessions. Plus, pick-up smart designing tips
with architectural director Greg Brown.
2 PM – 3 PM LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Hear how to go green, save energy, think out of the box and
recycle almost anything under the sun with music group Vocal
Trash and never look at the world the same way again.
ALL AGES WELCOME!
9 AM - 5 PM ENJOY $1 POPCORN OR HOT DOGS IN THE
MAIN GARDEN OF THE DALLAS ARBORETUM
PARKING: $10 (onsite)
DISCOUNT PARKING AVAILABLE ON THE WEB: $5**
**Must go online on Saturday, June 14 to Dallas Arboretum
to pre-purchase a discounted parking ticket before entering
the event site.
FOR MAP VISIT:
SCHEDULE OF SOME ACTIVITIES:
10 am, 11 am, 2 pm, 3:00 p.m. – The Glade
Nature Puppet Show, "How Stumpy Got His Name"
featuring "Stump the Tree" and many other animal
friends (really great for third graders & younger)
11am-2pm Kaleidoscope Garden
Get inspired by nature, learn symmetry, smart tips and
design make-and-take architectural creations with the
Dallas Center for Architecture
11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm – Exploration Center
Plant Lab Demonstrations: “How Sweet Is It?”
What plants have the most nectar? Which plants attract
bees? See special tool in action.
12pm-2pm Incredible Edible Garden
Central Market features healthy cooking demonstrations
Simple flavorful recipies with a fresh twist from
Executive Chef Brian Johnson
12pm-12:25pm Nature, Architecture & Weather- The Kaleidoscope
Garden Hands-on activtity and chat session with Architectural
director Greg Brown & News 8 Meteorologist Ashton Altieri
12:30pm–1pm Exploration & Weather– The Exploration Center,
OmniGlobe Room Hear upcoming exploration programs
and visit Dallas Arboretum's Maria Conroy and News 8
Meteorologist Colleen Coyle
1:30pm–2pm Flavorful & Healthy Cooking- The Incredible Edible
Garden Demonstration and visit with Central Market Chef
Brian Johnson and News 8's Cynthia Izaguirre
2pm-3pm Entry Way Plaza
Special Vocal Trash Performance. Enjoy singers, musicians plus
award-winning break dancers and see how you can protect and
improve your environments (all ages welcomed)
FAMILY FIRST SPONSORS:
Children’s Medical Center
Stacy Furniture and Design