Wednesdays in the Arboretum: Nature activities for kids

Date(s) - Wednesday, Aug 06, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Nannen Arboretum


Nature Activities for Kidsby Master Gardeners Jessi Caparco, Eleanor Eschborn, Cheri Reed and Nan Miller, will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6  at the Nannen Arboretum, behind the Ellicottville Town Center/Cooperative Extension Center, 28 Parkside Drive, Ellicottville.

The program is part of the Wednesdays in the Arboretum series, this year running on Wednesday nights from July 9-August 20, by Cornell University Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners in Cattaraugus County. The program will be held rain or shine, and it is free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Activities include making sock critters, creating a miniature moss garden, checking out “living soil” with a magnifying glass, and propagating new plants. Children will be able to take some of the items they create.

For more information, contact the Master Gardener Helpline at (716) 699-2377, ext. 127 or