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  • 01/31/2015

    Kansas Day Celebration

    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • Noon to 4:00 p.m.
    • Free to FOTA members; $3 non-members; $1 non-members under 13; Free non-members 5 and under

    A 154th birthday celebration for the state of Kansas. This event is geared for elementary aged children and their families. In our visitor center learn about our great state and help us throw a birthday party for Kansas.

  • 02/06/2015

    Full Moon Walk

    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    • Free to FOTA members; $3 non-members; $1 non-members under 13; Free non-members 5 and under

    The full moon will light the paths. Star gazing, night time sights and sounds, bring the family and flashlights. No pre-registration necessary.

  • 02/07/2015

    Artisans at the Gardens

    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Free to FOTA members; $3 non-members; $1 non-members under 13; Free non-members 5 and under

    Come and support local artists as they display their locally made products. Items include jewelry, accessories and apparel. With Valentines Day right around the corner, it is the perfect time to pick something up for your sweetie. No registration required.

  • 02/25/2015

    Greeter Training

    • Click to register online
    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 10:00 a.m. to Noon
    • Free. Registration Required

    Consider spending some of your time with us. At this training, learn about all of the workings of the Arboretum. Help us answer the phones, interact with visitors and assist the staff with their daily duties.

  • 02/25/2015

    Tour Guide Volunteer Training

    • Click to register online
    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Free. Registration Required

    Consider spending some of your time with us. At this training, learn how to lead groups through the gardens on walking tours or drive them on cart tours.

  • 02/28/2015

    Wedding Training

    • Click to register online
    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    • Free. Registration Required

    Consider spending some of your time with us and help to coordinate the wedding ceremonies that take place at the beautiful Arboretum. We want you to be the helpful and knowledgeable representative for the Arboretum.

  • 03/16/2015 - 03/20/2015

    Arbor Day Open House

    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    • FREE FOTA members; $3 non-members; $1 non-members under 13; Free non-members 5 and under

    The Overland Park Forestry Division needs your help. Children are invited to participate in the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest. Come to the Arboretum and either submit yours or make one with us. Other activities will also be available.

  • 03/19/2015

    GeoArboretum

    • Click to register online
    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 10:00 a.m. to Noon
    • $5 FOTA members (adults and childresn 7-11); $8 non-members adults; $6 children 7-11)

    Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum! Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for containers, called geocaches, using hand-held GPS devices. Brief classroom presentation followed by a search for two geocaches. Adult presence required for ages 13 and under.

  • 03/20/2015

    GeoKids

    • Click to register online
    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • FOTA members: Children (7-11) - $5; Non-members Children (7-11) - $6. Adults pay at door.

    Hey kids! Are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum? GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom presentation on maps, directions and how to use a compass, geared for young participants. Kids then head out into our learning Arboretum on a compass-based treasure hunt for prizes, with educational stops along the way. Ages 7 to 11 (adult presence required).

  • 03/25/2015

    Volunteer Docent Orientation

    • Click to register online
    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 10:00 a.m. to Noon
    • Free. Registration Required

    Join us in learning more about the gardens at the Arboretum. You will then be ready to share your knowledge with our many visitors. All plant knowledge levels are welcomed to join us

  • 03/28/2015

    Birding for a Life Long Adventure

    • Click to register online
    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    • $10 members and non-members. Free admission weekend

    Dr. Seibel will be back again for this informative talk about bird watching and identification.

  • 03/28/2015

    Free Weekend at the Arboretum

    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013

    Enjoy free admission all weekend at the Arboretum. Bring your family and consider giving back by purchasing a Friends of the Arboretum membership.

  • 03/28/2015

    Sketch Crawl

    • Click to register online
    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    • Free weekend. No charge. Registration required.

    Enjoy a morning of creating art in the many lovely gardens at the Arboretum. Bring your own art supplies (pencils, pens, ink, markers, crayons, watercolor paints and paper, etc.)

  • 03/30/2015

    Volunteer Docent Orientation

    • Click to register online
    • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
    • 8909 W. 179th Street
    • Overland Park, KS 66013
    • 10:00 a.m. to Noon
    • Free. Registration Required

    Join us in learning more about the gardens at the Arboretum. You will then be ready to share your knowledge with our many visitors. All plant knowledge levels are welcomed to join us

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