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The Fullerton Arboretum is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to people of all ages. Our classes offer you a chance to learn about the plants, nature, history, health, culture and sustainability.

Some of the ongoing programs we offer are listed below, but check the class registration listing for the full list of all upcoming programs and to register.
List of Classes & Registration

Tuesday Evenings in the Garden
  • Bring the family to Tuesday Evenings in the Garden at the Fullerton Arboretum. This summer we have events for the whole family. All ages are welcome!
  • Birds of Prey
  • Meet the Wolves Ambassadors
Thursday Nights in the Kitchen
  • To kick off this new culinary program, we will bring back two of our favorite chefs, Jonathan Duffy Davis and Jonathan Dye. Join “the Jonathans” as they prepare seasonal recipes which utilize local produce, and items grown right at the Arboretum.
Adult and Children Art Classes
  • Join artist and photographer Leanne Sargeant for a hands-on class that gives students the opportunity and freedom to explore image making, by using a series of mixed media techniques.
Writing and Poetry Class
  •  What is in us that is buried and waiting to come to life? How do we begin to express it? This series of workshops invites us to attend to our voices, to investigate contributions inside and around us, and to nourish the writer within.
Composting Classes
  • Learn how to make your own compost! If you live in the city of Fullerton, Brea, Placentia, Orange or Santa Ana, this class is free! Spring 2016 dates have been posted. If you live in one of the supporting cities mentioned above, call 657.278.3407 to register. Residents of other cities are welcome, as well. Cost is $7 for non-members and $5 for members.
  • Learn the basics of hobby beekeeping to get started, and helpful resources.
Yoga in the Garden
  • Meet our new yoga instructor, Cosette Deza, who will be exlporing different branches of yoga throughout the majestic garden. Classes will be held every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturday morning at 9:00 AM. Meet in the Nature Center.
Nature Photography
  • Learn how to use space, light, and time to take more memorable photos. Steve Kaye will show you step-by-step sequences that illustrate practical approaches to effective photos.
Local History Classes
  • Learn from ancient people of Orange County how Disneyland came to Orange County

To register for a class, visit
Spots for our classes tend to fill up fast, so call early to ensure you have a place.
Check the small calendar below to see events coming in the next few days.
For our full facility calendar, go HERE.


Miguel makes headlines!

Education Manager, Miguel Macias, finds himself on the front page of the Daily Titan!

CSUF journalist, Amber Uddin, wrote a fantastic article on composting classes offered at the arboretum titled, "Turning Trash into Treasure Through Composting."

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