|Houston Arboretum & Nature Center celebrates Arbor Day|
Free event for the whole family
Saturday, January 17, 2009
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Photo of CLUTCH, the Houston Rockets Bear and HANC the Owl
HOUSTON―The price is right…it's Free. Bring the whole family to celebrate Arbor Day at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center on Saturday, Jan. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tree seedlings will be given away while supplies last and native trees will be available for sale. Arboretum staff will demonstrate proper tree planting and experts will be on site to answer tree care questions.
See word turners and wood workers demonstrate their skills and take your picture with Johnny Appleseed and HANC the Owl. See CLUTCH, the Houston Rockets Bear from 11 a.m. to noon.
Other activities will include:
· Visits by Johnny Appleseed and HANC the Owl.
· Recycling newspaper to make paper hats
· Planting a pine seed to take home
· Tour of Native Trees
· Live woodwind music
· Story time
· Face painting
· Puzzle Hike on Arboretum trail
· Kid's Zip line and rope bridge
· Demonstrations from the Gulf Coast Woodturners Association and Woodworkers Club of Houston
· Pine tree seedling giveaway
· Native tree sale
Refreshments will be available for sale. Admission is free. For more information, call 713-681-8433 or visit www.HoustonArboretum.org
See photos from Arbor Day 2008
Arbor Day 2009 is sponsored by:
4501 Woodway Drive • Houston Texas 77024 • 713-681-8433 • www.HoustonArboretum.org