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    Invitation to knit or crochet for Warm Trees

    Are you a knitter or crocheter? We need you! The Friends of the National Arboretum Canberra are seeking people to knit or crochet scarves for an exciting and colourful display at the National Arboretum. Each year the Friends of the National Arboretum Canberra volunteers, with support from the Arboretum's staff, install the amazing Warm Trees display in July. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 2 May 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. 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)

    Celebrate the Sweet Life Dinner Thursday 26 May 6pm

    Celebrate ‘the sweet life’ with an Italian feast of Sassafras chestnuts and walnuts, Ballalaba Dexters, La Barre olive oil and Italian inspired wines from Freeman Wines. Richard Moxham and Alison Saunders from Sassafras Nuts in the Budawang Ranges will join us to discuss their autumn harvest. 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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