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    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

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    100 E. Northwestern Avenue Philadelphia PA 19118

    The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania began in 1887 as ''Compton,'' the summer home of John and Lydia Morris, brother and sister. John and Lydia Morris laid plans for a school and laboratory at Compton devoted to horticulture and botany. Through the stewardship and vision of the Quaker family, Compton became the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania in 1932. Listed on The National Register of Historic Places, it is an interdisciplinary resource center for the University, and is recognized as the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Science, art, and humanities are pursued through a variety of research, teaching, and outreach programs that link the Arboretum to a worldwide effort to nurture the earth's forests, fields and landscapes.

    Events at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
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    Winter Wellness Walks
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    November 14th, 2015 - March 26th, 2016
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    “Witchhazel” is your Favorite?
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    February 20th, 2016
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    Winter Witchhazel Tours
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    February 20th, 2016 - March 26th, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Yarn Along
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    March 5th, 2016
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    Tree Adventure
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    KIDS
    Free Storytime at the Arboretum (Ages 1-5)
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    March 11th, 2016 - August 19th, 2016
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    Seeds To Sprouts Session I - Spring Adventures! (Ages 2-4)
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    March 21st, 2016 - April 25th, 2016
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    Fairy and Gnome Gardening, Session II - Spring Break Workshop (Ages 6-9)
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    March 24th, 2016
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    Wrapped Up: Yarnbombing at the Morris Arboretum Opening Reception
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    March 26th, 2016
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    KIDS
    Nature Sleuths (Ages 5-7)
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    April 10th, 2016 - May 1st, 2016
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    Seeds to Sprouts Session II - Spring Adventures! (Ages 2-4)
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    May 2nd, 2016 - June 13th, 2016
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    Storytime Nature Yoga (Ages 2-4)
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    May 11th, 2016 - June 1st, 2016
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    How Does Nature Inspire your Creativity? Kids' Art Series (Ages 6-9)
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    May 14th, 2016 - June 11th, 2016
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    Art Explorations in Nature (Ages 3-5)
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    July 7th, 2016 - July 28th, 2016
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    All About Plants (Ages 8-12)
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    July 8th, 2016 - July 29th, 2016
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    Seeds to Sprouts Session III - Spring Adventures! (Ages 2-4)
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    July 11th, 2016 - August 1st, 2016

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