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Special Event: Class/Workshop
Guided Meditation Walk
The trees, flowers, and butterflies of the Arboretum along with Deborah JOYa’s intuitive guidance encourages us to take a break from those unnecessary thoughts and find the peace and joy within. We’ll meet at the entrance at 9am, and there will be a short ...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Tue 12/11/18 at 9am-10am
Tue 12/18/18 at 9am-10am
Tue 12/25/18 at 9am-10am
Sports: Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi
Tai-chi Chi-gong
This standing or sitting practice moves your chi (energy) improving circulation, relaxation, and overall well-being. Chi Gong has been part of healthcare in China for thousands of years. This style of Chi Gong (known as Shibashi) has Tai Chi dancelike move...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Tue 12/11/18 at 2pm
Tue 12/18/18 at 2pm
Art: Folk Art/Crafts, Class/Workshop
Gourd Art Class: Thunder Gourds
Make a thunder gourd, a gourd with a synthetic drum head and spring that makes a rumbling thunder-like noise when shaken. A cleaned and cut gourd and all materials are provided, and students leave with a completed project.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Wed 12/12/18 at 9am
Sports: Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi
Yoga-juvenation
Enjoy an all-level yoga session with Deborah Joya in the serenity and beauty of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum. Sessions will be held outside when weather and schedule permits! Deborah weaves connection to nature into the practice and encourages everyone to ...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Thu 12/13/18 at 9am
Thu 12/20/18 at 9am
Thu 12/27/18 at 9am
Special Event: Tour, Nature
General Tour
Join us for a relaxed walk and observe seasonal changes! Arboretum volunteers narrate the history of Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden, and point out colorful plants and birds during this guided nature walk. In addition to a basic overview of B...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sat 12/15/18 at 11am
Sun 12/16/18 at 10am
Sat 12/22/18 at 11am
Sun 12/23/18 at 10am
Sat 12/29/18 at 11am
Special Event: Tour, Nature, For the Family, Gardening
Sunday Tree Tours at Boyce Thompson Arboretum with Jeff Payne
Since an Arboretum is a living collection of trees - what guided tour could be more fitting here than a once-a-month "Trees of BTA" guided walk? Certified Arborist Jeff Payne invites those who love all things sylvan and want to learn more about trees to be...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sun 12/16/18 at 1:30pm-3pm
Special Event: Nature, Tour
General Guided Tour of the Arboretum
Arboretum volunteers narrate the history of Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden; point out colorful plants and birds during guided nature walks. Join a relaxed walk to observe seasonal changes and know what's new around the Arboretum trails each ...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sat 12/22/18 at 8:30am-10am
Special Event: History/Science, Talks/Lectures
Pictures From Our Past – Slideshow & History Talk
Phoenix historian and author Sylvia Lee guides monthly walking tours narrating nuggets of Arboretum history – and putting her anecdotes in perspective next to 1920s structures, and the very first trees planted here. Starting at 10:00 a.m., Sylvia hosts ano...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sat 1/5/19 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: Tour, Nature
Edible-Medicinal Desert Plants Walk with Jim Shepherd
Nopalitos? Agave syrup? Mesquite flour? Have you tasted the sweet, unique flour that can be ground from mesquite pods? How about prickly pear cactus fruit jelly, or a nopalito; the pickled strips of a prickly pear cactus pad? Desert plant enthusiast Jim Sh...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sat 1/12/19 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Talks/Lectures
Plants of the Bible Land Lecture: “Agriculture in Ancient Israel” with David Oberpriller
David Oberpriller guided popular “Plants of the Bible Lands" walks around Boyce Thompson Arboretum for more than a decade, pointing out plants mentioned in the Bible that can grow and thrive here in AZ, and sharing anecdotes from scripture. Trouble walking...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sat 1/12/19 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Nature, History/Science, Tour
Geology Walking Tour at Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Learn about rocks and volcanic formations along the main trail on a tour with Rick Leveille as your guide; his tour compresses almost two billion years of geologic history into just over one educational hour. Learn about Pinal schist, the volcanic origins ...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sat 1/26/19 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Antiques, Tour
Superior Home and Building Tour
On Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27, 2019, visitors to the Town of Superior will enjoy an exciting line-up of activities as the Superior Chamber of Commerce presents the Home and Building Tour. This event will showcase Superior’s eclectic variet...
Superior Chamber of Commerce
Superior, AZ

Sat 1/26/19 at 9am-5pm
Sun 1/27/19 at 9am-4pm
Special Event: Nature, Tour, Walking
Edible-Medicinal Desert Plants Walk with Dave Morris
Have you tasted the sweet, unique flour that can be ground form mesquite pods? How about prickly pear cactus fruit jelly, or a nopalito; the pickled strips of a prickly pear cactus pad? Choctaw Nation member and ethno-botanist Dave Morris guides this one-h...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sun 1/27/19 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Art: Folk Art/Crafts, Art Talk, Painting, Photography, Gallery, Mixed Media, Museum, Sculpture, Class/Workshop, Social Event
Paint and Sip at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Please join me for a paint and sip class at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior. Participants will learn to paint very simplified scenes and diverse biology from the arboretum, taking home with them a piece of memorabilia of their experiences in the l...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sun 1/27/19 at 12pm-2pm
Sun 2/17/19 at 12pm-2pm
Special Event: Nature, Walking, Tour
Guided Bird Walks with Charles Babbitt
Engaging Sunday bird walk guide Charles Babbitt invites all who love birds to join him for a walk around the main trail. Arboretum guided bird walks are an ideal way to get into birding and to sharpen your skills – beginners are welcome. No binoculars - - ...
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Superior, AZ

Sat 2/2/19 at 8:30am-10am
    

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