Experience Morris Arboretum’s Nature Play on August 4!


At Morris Arboretum’s Nature Play on Saturday, August 4, 11am-3pm, children are invited to build shelters with branches, weave baskets with vines and discover what’s wriggling under stumps. This new outdoor event seriesof unstructured fun uses what’s available in the outdoors; learning to love nature and loving to learn naturally.

Nature Play will be held the 1st Saturday of each month May through October, 11am-3pm, at a different location of the garden each session. Visitors may stop by anytime.  August’s session will take place at the entrance of the Oak Allée, just past the Garden Railway entrance. These events are free with regular garden admission.  For more information, visit www.morrisarboretum.org.

Pictured here at May’s event is Ivy, deep in thought as she creates an art piece of tree parts and sea shells.


Morris Arboretum is a 92-acre horticultural display garden that features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape.  The official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, effective 1988, Morris Arboretum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and accredited by the American Association of Museums.  For more information, visit: www.morrisarboretum.org

Photo Credit:  Julia Lehman