The Newton Arboretum will host the annual Birds and the Bees 5K Run/Walk on June 7 at the arboretum with a free Kids Fun Run.
The 5K run cost is $25 per runner including a T-shirt or $15 excluding a T-shirt. The 5K walk fee is $20 per walker including a T-shirt or $10 per walker excluding a T-shirt. Registration and packet pick-up will be from 7 to 7:45 a.m. the morning of the race. The 5K will start at 8 a.m. and the walk will start shortly thereafter. The Kids Fun Run begins at 9 a.m.
Participants are encouraged to wear costumes, and awards will be given to those who look most like a gardener, backyard animal or flower. The person wearing the brightest clothes will also win a prize.