Morris Arboretum of the University of PennsylvaniaWhat's Happening in March?
Upcoming Tours

Signs of Spring — Saturday, March 7 | 11am

Join an experienced guide for our featured tour of the month. Explore the early signs of spring emerging. Learn more.

Witchhazels and More — Saturday, March 14 & 28 | 1pm

Discover many varieties of colorful and fragrant witchhazels and other early spring flowers: some of the first harbingers of the season! Learn more.

Storytime at the Arboretum
Friday, March 13 | 10:30am – 11:00am
Join us for fun and engaging reading sessions with local librarians. Each session is tailored to the changing seasons and complements the natural setting of the Arboretum. Storytime is held outdoors in nice weather, at the Outdoor Children’s Classroom, next to the Widener Visitor Center. Register now.
Floral Bow Making Floral Bow Making
Friday, March 13
10:30am – 12:00pm
Learn how to hand-tie beautiful bows with and without a Bow Maker. Choose from a variety of seasonal ribbons to make a batch of bows. You’ll see how easy it is to tie one on the healthy way. Bring a shopping bag to take home all your bows and extra ribbon and supplies. Register now.
Floral Design
Floral Design in Vases
Saturday, March 14 | 10:30am – 1:00pm
This class will show you the many tricks of the trade to arrange flowers so that they will look their very best. You will learn techniques such as gridding and stuffing, and florist gel will be demonstrated. Cheryl Wilks has been a guest lecturer at the Philadelphia Flower Show for many years, so she really knows her stuff! Register now.
Birds and Wetlands Birds and Wetlands: Beautiful and Critical Habitats
Saturday, March 14
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Wetlands are critical stopovers for migrating birds. In this lecture, Ruth Pfeffer will highlight the importance of wetland habitats for our migratory, resident, and nesting birds and focus on some of our nearby wetlands. Register now.
Darryl Williams
Building Philadelphia’s Science Capital
Wednesday, March 18 | 2:00pm
Philadelphia has one of the highest concentrations of “eds and meds” in the country. The region is home to some of the world’s best and most recognized science education institutions, both formal and informal. Join Dr. Darryl Williams as he discusses how such institutions inspire a passion for learning about science and technology and leverage strategic partnerships to engage the Philadelphia community through informal science learning. The Lukens Endowed Lecture is presented annually in memory of educator and Arboretum volunteer Byron Lukens and his wife, Elizabeth. Register now.
Member Deals

20% off in The Shop for members on the 20th of the month, every month in 2020! We are fully stocked with local, eco-friendly, outdoor, child-friendly, and one-of-a-kind goodies. You’re sure to find something for everyone.

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