, April 15-19, 2019

March 23–April 29, 2019 • Mon–Thur, 9:00am-6:00pm; Fri-Sun, 8:00am-7:00pm
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, Woodburn, OR

There are dozens of exciting activities taking place at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest! Click on the tabs below to learn about daily, weekend, and special events!

Magnolias, Bay Trees, and Buttercups!
An Introduction to Early Flowering Plants
Monday, April 15, 2019 • 9:00am–12:00pm
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

What do magnolias, bay trees, buttercups, along with the barberries have in common? They are all considered as some of the first-evolved flowering plants. Sometimes referred to as the basal angiosperms and eudicots, these plants have several primitive characteristics that we can easily observe and identify at the family level. Join us as we explore the flowers of these plants in the classroom, then on a short walk through the arboretum. Be prepared for the weather with good walking shoes, rain gear, etc. Cost: $15/ HAF member, $20/non-member.

Tree Time! Preschool Walk – Spring Colors
Monday, April 15, 2019 • 10:00am-11:30am
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

Bring your little one out for a fun and interactive morning walk at the arboretum. Tree Time! introduces children to the wonders of nature, and each week centers around a different nature theme to encourage hands-on exploration of plants, streams, bugs, and wildlife. All walks are geared for children ages 2-6. Walks are led by a volunteer Arboretum Naturalist, who will read a story and end with a craft for the children to take home. No pre-registration is necessary; please meet at the Visitor Center dressed for the weather. Tree Time! is held rain or shine. Cost: $5/child.

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