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accept June 2015, Call for Artists.

Leila Arboretum Ash Tree Art &
Chainsaw Sculpture Competition

"Fantasy Forest...All Creatures, Wood and Tall"

shape_square Ash Tree Sculptures Fund Raiserpdf

During the week of June 13-20, 2015, chainsaw sculptors and other artists from around the nation will descend upon Battle Creek and begin transforming the remnants of once-towering Ash Trees in the Arboretum into something completely new, different and unique - a sculpture park.

shape_square Ash Tree Sculptures Informationpdf

shape_square Photos of Ash Trees to be used.

shape_square Ash Tree Call for Artists Informationpdf

accept October 25, Making A Difference At Spooky Science Saturday 2014.


Join us in the Children's Garden and at Kingman Museum for a day filled with science experiments, free things to take home, and fun for the whole family!

How spooky is your costume ? Whether merry or scary, your little one can dress up in their Halloween costume as they venture through the world of science!

Don't forget, Spooky Science Saturday 2014 is:
Saturday, Oct 25th
11am - 3pm at Kingman Museum, Inc. & Leila Arboretum in Battle Creek!
This is a Free! Event for everyone.

Help Make A Difference in Your Community! Bring in a donation of Hat and Gloves to support the Charitable Union and receive a FREE Gift! (while supplies last)
  • Over 30 Interactive Science Stations
  • Giveaways
  • Hayrides around Leila Arboretum ($1 per person)
  • Food Vendors
  • Spooky Stories

shape_square Spooky Science Saturday 2014 Flyerpdf

Hours of Operation

Office: 8am - 5pm weekdays.

Children's Garden: Open for the season, 7 April 2014.
Weekdays: 9am - 5pm (Apr - Oct), Saturdays: 10am - 3pm (June - Sept)

Leila Arboretum: Daily from Dawn to Dusk.

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shape_square Arboretum Grounds Mappdf
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 There are no daily admission or parking fees for either Leila Arboretum or the Children's Garden.

 There are fees for Grounds Rental and there may be some fees for special events.

 There are fees for Guided Tour Group Visits / Classes / Summer Break Camps at the Children's Garden. Please check the Children's Garden pages for more information.

We are running two web sites in one, Leila Arboretum and Children's Garden. Whenever you are in the Children's Garden section of the site you will see a special logo at the top of the page. Anytime you wish to return to the main Leila Arboretum section you can click on the 'Home' button at the top of the page.

 Leila Arboretum Society believes in your privacy, we do not use tracking of any type on our web site.
 You do not need a Facebook account to view basic postings on our Facebook page.