Thu, Jun 4
8:00pm - 9:00pm Eastern Time
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During this virtual pizza tour, your Pizza Pro will talk you through 8 of the most important pizzerias in NYC, highlighting their history, recipes and culture. It’s a 40 minute redux of the city’s greatest slices and you can experience it all from the comfort of your couch. Just sign up and we’ll email you a video conference...
Thursday Jun 4th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time
Follow pizza’s journey from its humble beginnings in Southern Italy to its introduction to NYC in the late 19th century as your guide explains our favorite food’s incredible evolution through historic photos and archival documents. When you sign up, we’ll email you a video conference link so you can access the class. This 40...
Wednesday Jun 10th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time
Expert tips, tricks, and techniques from a professionally trained chef and cookbook author. Here’s your chance to discover how to add flavor and excitement to your cooking with Rob Rosenthal’s user-friendly formula for, “the most taste with the fewest ingredients and the least effort.”
Wednesday Jun 17th, 7pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
Generate innovative ideas and forms that perform and give back to the planet and its inhabitants responsibly in space. Based on the Biomimicry Institute's 3.8 guidelines, explore all three levels of the biomimicry design process. Learn sustainability principles and practices such as life cycle assessment; discover nature's time-tested design...
Monday Jul 27th, 9:30am - 1pm Eastern Time(8 sessions)
Introducing our Essential Mixology Course – a class that will teach you a skill-set that can enrich your life! This 3-hour excursion through mixology, where you will learn everything from the essential of cocktail creations to the nuances of pairing fresh fruit and herbs with unique spirits, will have you surprising and entertaining guests and/or...
Saturday Jun 6th, 2pm - 5pm Central Time
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Take a tour of Chicago's premier fully-operational urban winery, located in the heart of the West Loop. Tours include: A glass of City Winery wine per guest upon arrival. A tour of our facility guided by one of our wine experts. Tasting flight of three City Winery wines paired with three crostini appetizers. 10% discount on any retail wine...
Wed, Jun 10
11:30am - 12:30pm Central Time
Wed, Jun 10
12:30pm - 1:30pm Central Time
Wed, Jun 10
1:30pm - 2:30pm Central Time
Wed, Jun 10
2:30pm - 3:30pm Central Time
Wed, Jun 10
3:30pm - 4:30pm Central Time
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Wednesday Jun 10th, 11:30am - 12:30pm Central Time
Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night, when no one is around. With the moon shining through the trees, a tram ride reveals a captivating symphony of sounds, mysterious spaces, and wildlife on the move. During our ride and short hikes, we will discuss night ecology, share stories of moon lore, and enjoy the magic of nature at night....
Thursday Jun 4th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm Central Time
Learn to identify the common trees you see in local preserves or in your neighborhood. Use characteristics such as leaves, bark, branches, flowers, and fruit to ID a tree. Learn to use keys and field guides. Walk the grounds of the Arboretum with an expert, who will point out key identifiers of common trees. See and understand your natural...
Thursday Jun 11th, 6pm - 8:30pm Central Time
Take a tour of the wild and lesser known side of Chicago. You will have the opportunity to see the parts of Chicago that those in the know would prefer you not see. Visit the cheap, but unique dives and the more colorful emporiums of entertainment. See the dark and forbidden side that the City of Big Shoulders supports, hidden in the shadows...
Saturday Jun 13th, 12pm - 4pm Central Time
Connect with forest life around you through mindful activities on a gentle walk, typically covering less than a mile, and ending with a simple tea ceremony utilizing native plants. Dress for the weather.
Wednesday Jun 17th, 1pm - 3pm Central Time
Enrich your understanding of our local natural areas by learning to identify the most common native plants you’re likely to encounter. Colorful flowers and swaying grasses change from day to day in the Arboretum’s prairies, woodlands, and wetlands. Head outdoors with an expert and learn to identify some of the native stars of our natural areas. ...
Saturday Jun 13th, 8:30am - 11:30am Central Time
Become acquainted with the host of birds that nest and breed in our region. We will observe breeding, foraging, and nesting behavior; discuss food choices and nesting habits; and learn bird songs and calls. The class will visit different birding hotspots to seek out a diversity of summer birds in our region. Notes: Held indoors and outdoors; includes...
Saturday Jun 6th, 8am - 11:30am Central Time(3 sessions)
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Stroll the Arboretum's stunning gardens where you’ll learn about plant placement, dividing, transplanting, watering, fertilizing, mulching and more. Knowing what to do and when to do it will help keep your perennials, shrubs, and trees looking good from spring through fall. See how things change each month and season--no walk is the same!
Tuesday Jun 9th, 6pm - 8pm Central Time
Study the ecology of mushrooms and other fungi with Patrick Leacock, mycologist and adjunct curator at the Field Museum. Learn about the biology and ecology of fungi and walk the trails at the Arboretum to search for mushrooms. Supplies: Please bring a lunch and water. Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear...
Saturday Jun 20th, 9am - 3pm Central Time
Explore the fascinating ecology of turtles and learn techniques for monitoring their biodiversity for management purposes. Discover how the health of turtle populations is tied to tree and woodland health. Search for turtles on the grounds of the Arboretum using different monitoring methods. Discuss how many turtles typically share a habitat, review...
Tuesday Jun 23rd, 6pm - 9pm Central Time
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