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    Learn why and how trees change colour

    On Monday 2 May from 10.30am to 1.00pm, hear guest speakers reveal why and how tree leaves change colour and fall in autumn; which trees have great autumn colour and what autumn means to bonsai. Brought to you by the Friends of the Arboretum. Bookings required at the Welcome Desk or call 6207 8484. $15 per person, $10 for Friends. See the full story.
    (Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2016)

    Children’s Birthday Parties at the Arboretum

    Choose from 3 party options: a Kite Party, a Himalayan Adventure Party, or simply hire the venue and run the party yourself. The Kite and Himalayan Adventure Parties are facilitated by specially trained Arboretum staff and are lots of fun. We supply all the materials and stay with the party for 90 minutes. Suitable for children aged five years and up. Or hire the venue and run the party yourself. Suitable for all ages. For more information, call 02 6207 8484. See the full story.
    (Published: Thursday, 21 April 2016)

    Celebrate autumn in Tree Week 2-8 May

    See vibrant autumn colours and hear autumn themed poetry on free guided walks. Hear guest speakers discuss why and how trees change their colours and enjoy autumn inspired exhibitions in the Village Centre. Pick up your Scavenger Trail passport and colour a leaf for the Tree of Colour to enter the draw for prizes from Eckersley’s Art and Craft. See the full story.
    (Published: Wednesday, 6 April 2016)

    Ode to Autumn Dinner 27 April 6pm

    Fergus McGhee from Mount Majura Wines will join us for an autumn feast of pheasant and mushroom pithivier. A pithivier is a round, enclosed pie usually made with puff pastry and filling. See the full story.
    (Published: Thursday, 21 April 2016)

    Part of Pod Playground closed 29 March - late May 2016

    The construction of a new accessible toilet at Pod Playground will commence on the 29th March. The part of the playground closest to the Village Centre, including the Pod entry gate, banksia cones and two of the three swings will be closed to the public from on the 29th March to late May 2016 while the new toilet facilities are being built. Public access to the rest of the Playground will remain open during this time. See the full story.
    (Published: Tuesday, 15 March 2016)

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