Saturday Drop In Programs

Saturday, November 18 2017 thru Saturday, March 24 2018

Join us every Saturday for these brand new educational opportunities! Stop by on the first Saturday of the month and visit the Pop-Up Demos, where Botanical Garden staff and volunteers will give demonstrations and field questions on unique botanical topics. Wanting to know more about seasonal garden highlights? Join us second Saturdays for a drop-in tour. On third Saturdays, come see the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai. For a hands-on experience, we invite you to join us on the fourth Saturday of the month to create a botanically inspired craft.

1st Saturday Pop-Up Demos:

Jan. 6: Houseplant How-To’s

Jan 15: Special MLK Day Pop Up- Exploring Bromeliads

Feb. 3: Understanding Bird Migrations

Mar. 3: Exploring Cacti

2nd Saturday Pop-Up Tours:

Jan. 13: Garden HighlightsTours begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Feb. 10: Garden HighlightsTours begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Mar. 10: Garden HighlightsTours begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

3rd Saturday Pop-Up with Iowa Bonsai Association:

Jan. 20: Demos 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Feb. 17: Demos 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Mar. 17: Demos 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

4th Saturday Pop-Up Studios:

Jan. 27: Basic Plant Propagation

Feb. 24: Pinecone Bird Feeders

Mar. 24: Starting Seeds

Free with regular admission and registration is not required. 

All of these programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. with the exception of Pop-Up Tours, which begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and last 30 minutes.

 

Event Category: Youth & Families Adult Education

Event Schedule

  • November 18, 2017 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • November 25, 2017 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • December 2, 2017 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • December 9, 2017 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • December 16, 2017 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • December 23, 2017 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • January 6, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • January 13, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • January 15, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • January 20, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • January 27, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • February 3, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • February 10, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • February 17, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • February 24, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • March 3, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • March 10, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • March 17, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM
  • March 24, 2018 10:00 AM–01:00 PM