Celebrate ParkRx @ the Arboretum: May 9-15th

The NHC Arboretum is the newest member of ParkRx in New Hanover County. ParkRx in Wilmington is a partnership between NHC Parks & Gardens, City of Wilmington Parks & Recreation, NC Cooperative Extension and local healthcare professionals and public health agencies all committed to improving community health by encouraging exercise. Walking is a really good form of exercise as it improves, fitness, heart health, and  blood circulation and walking in nature helps reduce stress and boost your energy levels. The Arboretum has a 0.25-mile paved walking trail and also a storywalk so families can read and interact with while getting their exercise.

To celebrate joining Park Rx the Arboretum will be hosting a few activities during the week of May 9th- 15th.

  • Sunday- 9 May 2021
    • Tours- self-guided throughout day
  • Monday- 10 May 2021
    • Tours- self-guided throughout the day 
    • Guided tours (meet at the fountain in front of the Admin building)  by NHC Master Gardeners at:
      • 10-11:30am 
      • 12 (noon) -1:30pm 
      • 2-3:30pm
  • Tuesday- 11 May 2021
    • Potting a plant with health benefits take home activity
      • Groups at 10am, 11am, 1pm 
    • Tours- self-guided throughout day
  • Wednesday- 12 May 2021
    • Potting a plant with health benefits take home activity
      • Groups at 10am, 11am, 1pm 
    • Tours- self-guided throughout day using walking project
  • Thursday- 13 May 2021
    • Potting a plant with health benefits take home activity
      • Groups at 10am, 11am 
    • Tours- self-guided throughout day
  • Friday- 14 May 2021
    • Tours- self-guided throughout the day
    • Guided tours (meet at the fountain in front of the Admin building)  by NHC Master Gardeners at:
      • 12 (noon) -1:30pm 
      • 2-3:30 pm
  • Saturday- 15 May 2021
    • Guided Saturday morning yoga class 
    • 3rd Saturday plant sale
    • Tours- self-guided throughout the day
    • Guided tours (meet at the fountain in front of the Admin building)  by NHC Master Gardeners at:
      • 10-11:30am 
      • 12 (noon) -1:30 pm

 

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