Festival of Science Open House

  • Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 AM– 1:00 PM
  • Cost: Free!

As part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science, The Arboretum at Flagstaff is offering a free celebration of science and nature in the gardens especially for families.

Dr. Kris Haskings will present “From Spore to Fruit: Adventures of a Fungi!” an interactive program on the amazing world of fungi that includes opportunities for kids to dissect mushrooms, view fungal spores under a microscope and much more!

 

Special Activities for Children!

  • Children’s Craft:
    Location: Herb Garden
  • “Sharp Eyes” Hike
    Inner Loop Nature Trail
  • Nature Bingo and I SPY cards
    Available at Visitor Center front desk

 

Event Schedule

  • 10:00am: Kid’s Nature hike
    Location: Courtyard
  • 10:30am: Kid’s Nature hike
    Location: Courtyard
  • 11:00am: Garden tour
    Special emphasis: Ecology
    Location: Courtyard
  • Noon: Airborne Raptors
    Location: Riparian Ramada
  • 1:00 pm: Tour of the gardens
    Location: Courtyard
  • 2:00pm: Airborne Raptors
    Location: Riparian Ramada
  • 10:00am - 1:00 pm: “From Spore to Fruit: Adventures of a Fungi!” with Dr. Kris Haskins. Location: Horticulture Center