Past Events

Donation Day May 2013

Donation Day May 2013

Donation Day is the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the beauty of Klehm. We have two miles of paved paths winding through gardens and arboretum, plus over 2.5 miles of unpaved, woody trails. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome.  Admission is free and donations of any amount are encouraged. Your support makes a difference.

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Behavioral Finance: An Innovative Approach to Investing

    April 27th Saturday from 10am-Noon Klehm Arboretum – Main Building VC Classroom Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances.This event will provide an introduction to behavioral finance which will discuss what it is; how behavioral finance can be meaningful; and how behavioral finance can impact investment decisions....

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Botanica: a Gardener’s Luncheon

Botanica: a Gardener’s Luncheon

Gardening Large: a City, a Park, a Garden Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Location: Giovanni’s Noon Luncheon & 10am Workshop RSVP by April 8, 2013       Save the date to welcome spring with your floral friends during Klehm’s spring garden luncheon held at Giovanni’s. This year’s speaker is Terry Guen, founder of the award-winning, Chicago-based Terry Guen Design Associates, Inc. She has focused her twenty-five year career as a landscape architect and urban designer on creating spaces for public benefit and enhancing the...

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Klehm Family Days 5

Klehm Family Days 5

Saturday, April 13, 2013 10am – 3pm This spring, families are invited to engage with nature at Klehm. On the second Saturday of each month, Klehm will offer themed activities for kids of all ages. Your family will find fun ways to learn about nature outdoors through hikes, scavenger hunts and guided tours. After some exploring, kids can continue learning by making a take home craft. Plus, everyone will enjoy watching birds as they come to feed just outside the Visitor Center Gallery windows.   Vi Bates Wildflower Garden Tours 11am-2pm...

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2013 Winter Photo Contest Awards Ceremony

2013 Winter Photo Contest Awards Ceremony

Saturday, March 23, 2013 12:00pm – 1:00pm In our second ever photography contest, the goal of the competition was to capture the spirit of the winter season at Klehm. The contest ran from December 2012 through February 2013, and was open to amateur photographers of all ages. We had a terrific turnout, and would like everyone to join us for the awards ceremony this Saturday, in our Visitors Center Gallery. Our new executive director, Dan Riggs, will present the awards. Afterward, our most experienced judge, professional photographer Hans...

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Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental Grasses

Saturday, March 23,2013 9:00am – 11:00am For year-round landscape interest, ornamental grasses should be on everyone’s must-have list. Learn which grasses suit our climate, as well as the wide range of heights, shapes and colors available. Join Tyler’s Nursery owner Tyler Smith and landscape designer Andrea Rundblade as they lead us through the wonderful world of ornamental grasses. $10 Public / Free to Klehm members (members can register by emailing...

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Klehm Family Days 4

Klehm Family Days 4

Saturday, March 9, 2013 10am – 3pm This spring, families are invited to engage with nature at Klehm. On the second Saturday of each month, Klehm will offer themed activities for kids of all ages. Your family will find fun ways to learn about nature outdoors through hikes, scavenger hunts and guided tours. Our March Family Day theme is “The Early Signs of Spring.”  Before the first trees blossom you can find signs of spring: in patches of color, the first flowers of the year, sprouting plants and interesting tree buds.   Program Changes...

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2013 Spring Appeal

2013 Spring Appeal

It’s that time of year again: the time when winter’s grip is beginning to ease, buds are beginning to form and we look forward to getting out into the garden. What an exciting time of year as we wait to trade the drab color palette of late winter and witness the transformation into full spring bloom, so pleasing to the senses. It is with this same excitement and anticipation that I ask for your financial support for Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden and our mission. In 2013 we will continue to revitalize our gardens and floral...

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Winter Photo Contest

Winter Photo Contest

Winter 2013: Amateur Photography Contest Contest: December 2012 – February 2013 Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013 Get out this winter and take great pictures at Klehm.  Participate in our winter digital photography contest.  The contest runs from December 1, 2012 to February 28, 2013.  Winners will be announced March 13, 2013 and an award ceremony will be held March 23, 2013.   The Whole Family Can Participate: ·         Adult Competition:  Open to any amateur photographer 15 and older. ·         Children’s Competition: Open to...

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Klehm Family Days 3

Klehm Family Days 3

Saturday, February 9, 2012 10am – 3pm This February our Family Day theme is “Take a Fresh Look at Winter.” Snow’s not the only reason nature is beautiful and interesting in winter. There are many colorful plants, interesting trees and plant features which are hidden by leaves in summer. To encourage discoveries, kids will be given the supplies for a scavenger hunt to find some of these interesting plants. At each location they will pick up supplies to make a mosaic craft in the Visitors Center. Noon – Family Photo Walk This year we want...

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