Pacific Rose Society Annual Auction Saturday, February 3, 9am-5pm

The Pacific Rose Society hosts its annual auction of hard-to-find, unusual, new and direct-from-the-growers rose plants. More than a 100 unique and beautiful roses will be available to the highest bidders. Included in admission; members free

Mushroom Fair Sunday, February 11, 10am-4:30pm

Los Angeles Mycological Society (LAMS) holds its annual Wild Mushroom Fair that will include demonstrations on growing, cooking, and identifying mushrooms. Professional mycologist(s) will be on site for consultation. The public is invited to bring their found mushrooms for identification. Free with regular admission; members free

New! Forest Bathing, a Special Nature Walk, Saturday, February 17, 8-10am

Inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku, Forest Bathing, a nature walk, has been scientifically proven to boost immune strength, reduce stress, and improve cognitive functioning. But beyond these physiological changes, the guided also offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with the natural world. $25 members; $35 non-members.

L.A.’s Blooming Tree Obsession Saturday February 24, 11am

Many of the colorful trees in Southern California are the result of efforts by a Los Angeles dermatologist whose frequent trips to Hawaii left him longing for color back home. A walking tour with Frank McDonough, Botanical Information Consultant. Included in admission; members free

Landscape: Natural, Urban and Imagined, a Poetry Event Saturday, February 24, 2-3:30pm

Suzanne Lummis, poet and editor of the anthology Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond, will lead a discussion and poetry reading with four of L.A.’s most distinctive and popular writers and performers.  Brendan Constantine, Mary-Alice Daniel, Nicelle Davis and Olga Garcia Echeverria will compose poems inspired by  visits to the Arboretum and in exploration of the themes of natural, urban and imagined landscapes. Included in admission; members free

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Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

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