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Children's Program

Children's Winter Discovery Series Canceled

"Sand, Silt, Clay, Loam ... Oh My!"

February 10, 2013 (Sunday) – 2:00 PM–4:00 PM

Did you know North Carolina has over 400 different types of soil?

Discover some of these soil types and how they affect plant growth. Participate in soil experiments and learn about erosion control.

Suggested age: Children ages six and up

Cost: $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers
Registration: Advance registration is required. Space is limited. Please register by Thursday, February 7 by contacting Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator at or (919) 513-7007.
Cancellation: Although we understand that unexpected things happen, cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to event will not receive a refund.
Location: Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Directions: Need directions? Click here.
Parking: Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions: Please contact Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator, at or (919) 513-7007.

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