Classes and Events

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Send an email to to pre-register for classes, programs and workshops (unless otherwise noted). Please be sure to include your name, email address and phone number for any registrations. 
Please note:

Due to COVID-19, when visiting the Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center, you are required to wear a mask or face covering and follow all recommended social distancing guidelines.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding!


Arboretum Zoom Trivia

Date: Registerd participants will be able to join us on the Zoom platform on February 1, 2022 at 7 pm 

Cost: Free

Description: Join The Arboretum Staff for a special Arboretum Friends Event to have fun, meet others, and learn more about plants. In lieu of our volunteer brunch and Arboretum Friends Meeting we will have a Zoom Trivia to test your botanical knowledge. Don't be intimidated if you are not an expert! All Arboretum lovers, regardless of their knowledge level, are guaranteed to have fun and be challenged! This is our way of saying thank you to Arboretum Friends for their generous support.  

Resistration: Pre-registration required as space is limited. For more information or to register contact or (859) 257-6955 with the following information: the event you wish to join, your name, email address and phone number. 

Register with a friend to be on the same team or register by yourself and meet some new friends who also love plants! 

Terrarium Kits for Kids

We've reached our program limit! If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please let us know. If you've pre-registered, please let us know if you won't be able to join us so that others may participate. We look forward to seeing everyone who pre-registered on 2/17 and 2/18 to pick up and pay for their kits!

Date: Registerd participants will be able to pick up your kit(s) at The Arboretum on February 17 - 9 am - 4 pm or February 18 - 9 am - 6 pm

Cost: $10.60 (tax included) We will collect your payment when you arrive to pick up your kit (or Kits). Cash, Visa, and Mastercard are the accepted forms of payment. Please remember that a face covering is required to enter the Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center, regardless of vaccination status.

Description: Terrariums are a great hands-on learning experience for kids! You can pick up your terrarium kit at The Arboretum to assemble at home. In addition to the kit you will receive a link to an instructional video, where Arboretum staff will teach you how to make a terrarium using the supplies and plants provided.

Age: 5 and up 

Resistration: Pre-registration required as materials are limited. To register email or call (859) 257-6955 with the following information: the program you wish to join, your name, number of kits you would like, email address and phone number.