April 1, 9am-12:30pm- $34-Birdwatching – In this single morning workshop for beginners, learn how to find birds, discuss equipment, what to wear, keeping track of your observations and more.
April 15 or May 20, 9-10:30am- Spring Bird Walk, $10 and Arboretum admission
Celebrate spring by searching the Arboretum grounds for nature’s brightly colored pageant of spring birds. Eastern bluebirds and eastern meadowlarks are among the many birds that return to or pass through Illinois on their way north.
April 19 – 6:30-9:30pm-$44-Backyard Bootcamp: Landscape Basics for Homeowners
April 22, 10-11:30 am or 12:30-2pm-$30-Earth Day Tea Party
Celebrate Earth Day with tea and sweet treats, then plant and decorate your own tea cup planter to take home.
April 29, 7am-Sunset-Dress Like a Tree, Get In Free Visit The Morton Arboretum on Arbor Day dressed like your favorite tree and gain free admission all day long! Outfits can range from a green or brown T-shirt and hat or participants can “branch” out and come dressed in a costume masterpiece. Pose for pictures in our photo booth.
April 28 – April 30, 11am to 4pm- Arbor Weekend
Friday, April 28-Sunday, April 30, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Free with Arboretum admission – Celebrate Arbor Day in the Children’s Garden all weekend long. These are self-guided hands-on discovery activities.
May 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 7, 8 a.m.-noon – $65 -Spring Warbler Workshop
In this intensive workshop, enjoy the spring warbler migration while learning about identification, arrival dates, migration patterns, habitat preferences and daily feeding techniques. Brightly colored warblers are one of the highlights of spring.
June 17: PIWC’s Gala Night Dinner / Dance & Coronation of Beauty Queens at the Marriott O’Hare Grand Ballroom, 8535 W. Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL 60631, Free Parking;
July 8, 10AM – 1PM, Amerasians Without Borders Film (John Haines), America’s Forgotten Children, Rizal Communty, Center, 1332 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago