AUGUSTA — The Viles Arboretum will offer a special for all school children from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22. Dog sled rides, a Great North Woods experience, will be given on the 224-acre arboretum ground. With each ticket the arboretum will include a free hot dog lunch.

Heywood Kennels will provide dog sled rides and will give an introduction about the rich history of dogsledding, the care and feeding of sled dogs, details about lead dogs, how they are harnessed, and more.

Photographs will be taken of everyone who takes a ride and these will be posted on the arboretum’s Facebook page.

Cost is $13 for adults or $8 for children. For more information, call 626-7989.