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 Amazing Butterflies 



  Botanical Garden Closed March 18 - 22

Become a member of Holden Forests & Gardens and receive free year-round admission to both the Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum. Click here for details.

From March 23 - April 28, become one of the most extraordinary creatures on earth at the interactive Amazing Butterflies exhibit. Click here for details.

The Botanical Garden will be closed Monday, March 18 through Friday, March 22 for our Amazing Butterflies install.





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Sign up for Happenings, our e-newsletter, and get regular updates on upcoming special events, programs and classes at the Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden.

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Holden Forests & Gardens Summer Camps

Engage your children in outdoor activities this summer with a nature-based camp at either the Botanical Garden or Holden Arboretum. Registration is now open.

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 Summer Camps


Panel Discussion: Changing the Politics of Earth

Thursday, March 21, 6pm

Join us for a discussion of the planetary-scaled environmental issues that frame environmentalism today and the changes needed to deal with them. The panel discussion is sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University's Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities. 

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Landscaping with Perennial Succulents

Saturday, March 23, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Learn which succulents to select for four season climates and how to care for these low maintenance plants year round.

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Song of the Tree at the Cleveland International Film Festival 

Sunday, March 31 and Monday, April 1 pm

We are excited to be partnering with the Cleveland International Film Festival this year for screenings of Song of the Tree on Sunday, March 31 and Monday, April 1. A sacred tree plays a key role in the plot of this musical from Kyrgyzstan. Get $1 off the regular ticket price for this film when you use the promotional code "HOLDEN" online, at the box office or by phone at 877.304.FILM. See you at the festival. 

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Children's Terrarium Workshop

Saturday, April 6, 10:30am or 12:30pm

Bring the music of the great outdoors inside for year-round enjoyment by building your own insect terrarium.

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Sensory and Mobility Friendly Day

Sunday, April 7, 10am - noon

Join this special morning for families of children and adults with developmental disabilities and explore Amazing Butterflies.

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Sensory and Mobility Friendly Day


Flower House: Beauty from Blight

Thursday, April 11, 8:30am or 12:30pm

Lisa Waud shares the story of how she turned a formerly abandoned property in Detroit into a floral art installation.

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Annual Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 10am - noon

Celebrate spring at the Botanical Garden with an egg hunt, crafts, games and the chance to snap a photo with the Big Bunny!

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Egg Hunt at the Cleveland Botanical Garden


Arbor Day Celebration

Friday, April 26, 10am - 4pm

Holden Forests & Gardens will hold a free seedling giveaway, along with free admission and a chance to talk to the experts, at both the Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden. Sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts.

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Arbor Day



To see and enroll in classes offered at The Holden Arboretum, please visit holdenarb.org/visit/classes or call 440.946.4400.

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