Saturday, March 15, 9 a.m.-noon
Iowa Arboretum’s own Kevin Lantz and family members will be making scrumptious pancakes for the day. Come hungry and challenge Kevin to make specially shaped pancakes for you. Cost is $7 per person, free for children 5 and younger.
Friday, March 28, 4-7 p.m.
Delicious soup and dipping bread are a staple at the last soup supper of the year. Cost is $7.
Maple Syrup Day
Saturday, March 29, 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Taste real maple syrup and learn about the art and science of home processing of maple syrup. Xi Sigma Pi members will be preparing a pancake breakfast to help support their honor society for a donation. The event is free to the public.
Spring Fever Symposium
Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Panayoti Kelaidis, senior curator from the Denver Botanical Garden, will speak about alpines for the Iowa garden and the use of rocks in the home landscape. Registration is $45 for members and $55 non-members until March 22; $55 for members and $65 for non-members after March 22. Register at www.iowaarboretum.org or by calling 515-795-3216.
The Iowa Arboretum is located at 1875 Peach Ave., southeast of the Ledges State Park.