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November 2016

Post-Thanksgiving Stroll

November 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
Walk off your gobble with a post-Thanksgiving stroll

Still full from your Thanksgiving dinner? Bring the whole family and walk it off! After the feast, enjoy some fun with a post-Thanksgiving stroll for all ages. A Taltree naturalist will guide you through the arboretum to explore how our plants and animals are adjusting to the changing season. When: Saturday, November 26th 10 a.m. to noon. Where: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens' Railway Garden Depot, 450 W 100 N, Valparaiso IN Cost: $20 per carload. Reserve your spot here. For more information: Contact…

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December 2016
$20

Holiday Express

December 3, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 17, 2016
All aboard the Holiday Express!

Capture the magic of the season with a special children's event! The Holiday Express returns to Taltree Arboretum & Gardens. Kids are invited to don their favorite PJs for a reading of the modern classic “The Polar Express.” Enjoy festive crafts, coloring pages, snacks, and a visit from a very special guest every week. Experience Taltree’s Railway Garden & Depot as a winter wonderland with a train-themed tree, holiday décor, special trains & more! See the handmade gingerbread village display and…

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Taltree Toddlers

December 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Taltree Toddlers

Bring your toddlers for a nature-themed story followed by a related activity or craft! Pre-registration is required. When: Every other Wednesday beginning Sept. 14 (Sept. 14 & 28, Oct. 12 & 26, Nov. 9 & 23 and Dec. 7 & 21) Where: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens' Railway Garden Depot, 450 W 100 N, Valparaiso, IN Cost: $15 for non-members, $10 for members Includes admission for children and one adult PAY HERE More info: Call Programs Manager Ellen Kapitan at (219) 742-8147 or email ekapitan@taltree.org.

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$20

Holiday Express

December 10, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 17, 2016
All aboard the Holiday Express!

Capture the magic of the season with a special children's event! The Holiday Express returns to Taltree Arboretum & Gardens. Kids are invited to don their favorite PJs for a reading of the modern classic “The Polar Express.” Enjoy festive crafts, coloring pages, snacks, and a visit from a very special guest every week. Experience Taltree’s Railway Garden & Depot as a winter wonderland with a train-themed tree, holiday décor, special trains & more! See the handmade gingerbread village display and…

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CANCELLED – Soap Making Demonstration

December 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
Soap Making Demo

This event has been cancelled due to lack of interest. For more information, contact Programs Manager Ellen Kapitan at ekapitan@taltree.org or call (219)742-8147. Learn how to make your own soap with this informative demonstration! Start your new hobby at Taltree! Soap making is a great craft that is on the rise, a perfect use for essential oils or as gifts for friends and family. Find out everything you need to know to make fragrant, easy soaps in your own home.…

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$20

Holiday Express

December 17, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 17, 2016
All aboard the Holiday Express!

Capture the magic of the season with a special children's event! The Holiday Express returns to Taltree Arboretum & Gardens. Kids are invited to don their favorite PJs for a reading of the modern classic “The Polar Express.” Enjoy festive crafts, coloring pages, snacks, and a visit from a very special guest every week. Experience Taltree’s Railway Garden & Depot as a winter wonderland with a train-themed tree, holiday décor, special trains & more! See the handmade gingerbread village display and…

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Trailblazers Science Saturday

December 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Railway Garden Depot/Visitors Center,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, Select a Country:

Join a Taltree naturalist for a themed hike and activity! Programs geared toward youth in grades K-5, but all are welcome to attend. When: 1-3 p.m. Sept. 24, Nov. 19, Dec. 17 Where: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens' Railway Garden Depot, 450 W 100 N, Valparaiso IN Cost: $15 non-members, $10 members. Pay HERE More information: Call Programs Manager Ellen Kapitan at (219) 742-8147 or email ekapitan@taltree.org.

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Taltree Toddlers

December 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Railway Garden Depot/Visitors Center,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, Select a Country:
Taltree Toddlers

Bring your toddlers for a nature-themed story followed by a related activity or craft! Pre-registration is required. When: Every other Wednesday beginning Sept. 14 (Sept. 14 & 28, Oct. 12 & 26, Nov. 9 & 23 and Dec. 7 & 21) Where: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens' Railway Garden Depot, 450 W 100 N, Valparaiso, IN Cost: $15 for non-members, $10 for members Includes admission for children and one adult PAY HERE More info: Call Programs Manager Ellen Kapitan at (219) 742-8147 or email ekapitan@taltree.org.

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January 2017

Winter Yoga

January 14 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on April 1, 2017
Taltree Classroom,
71 North 500 West
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

As a benefit of membership, Taltree offers free yoga to all Taltree Members! This Yoga class will increase vitality, flexibility, strength & balance. Beginners as well as those with experience are welcome. Instructor will individualize as needed. Taught by Suzanne Chick, MSW, certified yoga instructor of 17 years. When: Every Saturday, January through March Time: 8:15-9:15am Where: Taltree's Classroom (71N 500W, Valparaiso) Cost: Taltree Members Free/ Non-Members $5 (Donations for the instructor are encouraged)   Capacity: 25, Registration is required.…

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Photo Scavenger Hunt Activity

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

School is out in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Get your family out of the house and take a winter hike. Pick up a photo scavenger hunt form from Taltree's Gatehouse and bring your iphone to snap photos of items you see around the arboretum.

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