Back To All Events

NIU Family Day at Morton Arboretum

Date: 8/10/2014
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Event Details

Experience all that The Morton Arboretum has to offer during NIU Family Day on Sunday, Aug. 10. Ride around in the Acorn Express tram, enjoy a lunch buffet and explore nature with an all-day access pass.

You'll also get to meet special guest James Ballowe, author of "A Man of Salt and Trees: The Life of Joy Morton." Learn more about Ballowe and his book.

Open to alumni, families, students, faculty, staff and other nonalumni: $30 for adults; $10 for children; free for children age 1 and younger. If you're an NIU Alumni Association member, children are free. Become a member at

*Login is required for registration.You will be prompted to enter a username and password. Questions? Call us at 815-753-1452 or email  

The event is sponsored by the NIU Alumni Association and Orientation & Family Connections.


  • Date: 8/10/2014
    Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Morton Arboretum

    4100 Route 53
    Lisle, IL