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    Forest Open Day 16 Sept 11am to 3pm

    Saturday 16 September from 11am to 3pm. See the southern forests burst into spring. Drive, walk or cycle on roads usually closed to the public. Free guided walks available. Gold coin donation. More information, call 02 6207 8484. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 14 August 2017)

    World Photo Day, 1 September at 6.30pm

    Join World Photo Day and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance for the launch of the Our City: Canberra photo event. Enjoy food, drinks and live music while discovering some of Canberra’s best photographic talent and raising money for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 7 August 2017)

    Wattle day walk, Friday 1 September, 11 am

    Celebrate Wattle Day by joining an experienced guide to discover the rich variety of wattles in bloom in our Southern Tablelands Ecosystems Park (STEP). STEP is a unique garden at the Arboretum featuring many different types of trees, shrubs, flowers and herbs, all native to the local area. Learn about the many ways in which wattles can be used and the origin of Wattle Day. A very short (7 minutes), easy walk to STEP. Meet in the Village Centre. 1 hour duration. FREE EVENT. No bookings required. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 31 July 2017)

    Join a long walk to see Dignitary Plantings on 20 August at 9.30am to 12 noon

    Join one of our most experienced guides and visit dignitary trees planted by the ambassadors of Amercia, Japan and China; cricketing legend Glenn McGrath; the Mayor of Nara; a delegation from Engineers Australia and past ACT Chief Ministers, Jon Stanhope and Katy Gallagher. Discover the story of the ‘great survivor’ tree and seventeen of the Arboretum’s forests. See the full story... See the full story.
    (Published: Thursday, 27 July 2017)

    Sunday afternoon tea 2pm - 4pm in the Conservatory Restaurant

    Autumn is a season of abundance in the garden and the menu each week features delicious morsels showcasing the best the region has to offer - figs, apples, pears, quinces and more (plus chocolate, cream and meringue of course). Every Sunday from 2pm to 4pm.Limited seating. Bookings essential. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 24 July 2017)

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