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Upcoming Events

ArbLeaf

Tuesday - Saturday
Now - Oct 31st
9am-5pm

Collect leaves from 50 unique trees on Hayes Arboretum property during this special annual event.

Learn more here.

Download map.

Self-led | Free 

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Tinkergarten

Play Date

Friday
October 6th
10:30-11:30am

Enjoy a short activity, story, and song with your toddler. in our open green space designed for nature and discovery play.

Meet in the Nature Playscape (801 Elks Rd).

Recommended for ages 18 months to 8 years old.

Free

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Fall Seed Collection

Saturday
October 14th
10am-12:30pm

Join Dr Jaime Coon, Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Sustainability at Earlham College, for a program on native seed collecting. Seeds will be collected from the pollinator fields.

Meet in the Annex

(801 Elks Rd).

RSVP to save your spot!

Free

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American Discovery Trail Hiking Club

Thursday
October 19th
4pm

Tag along with the American Discovery Trail Hiking Club as they hike the forests of Hayes Arboretum. 

Meet in the Nature Center Parking Lot (801 Elks Rd).

Learn more about ADTHC.

Free

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American Discovery Trail Hiking Club

Saturday
October 7th
9am

Tag along with the American Discovery Trail Hiking Club as they hike the forests of Hayes Arboretum. 

Meet in the Nature Center Parking Lot (801 Elks Rd).

Learn more about ADTHC.

Free

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Fall Mushroom Program

Saturday
October 7th
10-noon

Join Dr Don Ruch, Professor Emeritus at Ball State University, for a program on fall mushroom identification. The presentation begins at 10am followed by a hike through the forest.

Meet in the Annex

(801 Elks Rd).

RSVP to save your spot!

Free

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Eastern Indiana Beekeepers

Tuesday
October 17th
6:30pm

Join the Eastern Indiana Beekeepers for their monthly meeting on various bee topics. Open to anyone curious about beekeeping.

Meet in the Nature Center (801 Elks Rd).

Learn more about EIB.

Free

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American Discovery Trail Hiking Club

Saturday
November 4th
9am

Tag along with the American Discovery Trail Hiking Club as they hike the forests of Hayes Arboretum. 

Meet in the Nature Center Parking Lot (801 Elks Rd).

Learn more about ADTHC.

Free

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