COGS is planning a trip to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in August - we hope you can join us!
To RSVP for hte event go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cogs-arboretum-trip-tickets-12290257491
Arboretum trip: Sunday August 24, 9:30am - 3pm
Schedule of events:
9:30am: for those who want to carpool meet at MOA service lot (24th Ave & 82nd St). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to offer your car as a carpool car.
To carpool, you can either drive and offer space in your car, or passengers can pay $5 to the driver of the car you are riding in. The arboretum is about a 25 minute drive and maps will be provided to drivers.
10am: everyone meets at arboretum's visitor center. There will be some COGS execs there to meet you.
Admission to the arboretum is free for U of M students and kids 12 & under. Admission for everyone else is $12.
10:30am: Group will start on 3 mile walk around the facility where we will pass by sculpture garden, Japanese garden and other interesting spots. Option to jump on/off a free circulator (runs every 15 minutes or so). Tram rides are available for $3 for those who don't want to or are unable to walk.
12:00: Picnic on the grounds. COGS will provide picnic treats like cold cut sandwiches, hummus, fruit, veggies, chips & cookies.
1pm/1:30pm: free guided walking tour for those interested (guide points out seasonal highlights in bloom) OR 1:30 free concert @ Trex Deck (Maple Grove Jazz Ensemble).
3pm - pack up and go home!