Classes and Events

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Send an email to Arboretum@uky.edu 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. 

 

July

First Responder & Healthcare Worker Appreciation Day in the KY Children's Garden

Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022

Time: 10 am to 5 pm (must obtain wrist bands in Visitor Center by 4 pm)

Cost: Free admission for one adult and one child. General admission for all others $3 /person ages 2 and above

Ages: Recommended for ages 2 - 8

Description: Show your Firefighter, Hospital, Nurse, Technician, Police, or Paramedic ID at the Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center to receive free admission for one adult and one child to the Kentucky Children's Garden. This is The Arboretum's way of thanking you for your service throughout COVID-19.

August

Teacher and School Employee Appreciation Day in the KY Children's Garden

Date: Saturday, August 20, 2022

Time: 10 am to 5 pm (must obtain wrist bands in Visitor Center by 4 pm)

Cost: Free admission for one adult and one child. General admission for all others $3 /person ages 2 and above

Ages: Recommended for ages 2 - 8

Description: Show your school ID/Employee Badge at the Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center to receive free admission for one adult and one child to the Kentucky Children's Garden. This is The Arboretum's way of saying thank you for educating and helping the students of our community!

September

 

The KY Children's Garden is closed for Home Football Games these Saturdays: September 3rd, September 17th and September 24th.

October

Arbor Day

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022

Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Description: Celebrate Arbor Day at The Arboretum! Free admission to the Kentucky Children's Garden. More details to follow. 

The KY Children's Garden is closed for Home Football Games these Saturdays: October 8th and October 15th.

Kentucky Children's Garden Last Day of Operation for the 2022 Season is Saturday, October 29th, 2022