Family Workshops2019-02-18T09:57:22+00:00

Family Workshops

A fun, creative experience for families.

These hands-on workshops are designed for youth ages 4-14 and an adult to build a take-home project together. Please note one adult is required for every three youth participants. Registration is required.

Members: $20 Youth/Adult pair, $15 Additional Youth

Nonmembers: $25 Youth/Adult pair, $20 Additional Youth

Upcoming Family Workshops

2019 Spring Break: Leaf into Spring

Tuesday, March 19-Friday March 22
Looking for a fun family experience over spring break? Join us for an array of drop-in activities (free with paid admission) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and explore the diversity of leaves with games crafts and activities.

Leaf Printmaking

Tuesday, March 19, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Explore different printmaking techniques and create multiple unique works of art that celebrate leaves.

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Look into Leaves

Wednesday, March 20, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Zoom into leaves as we explore the food factory of plants! Find out why plants are green and how photosynthesis works, then create beautiful leaf prints to take home.

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Leafy Lanterns

Thursday, March 21, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Light up your spring with botanically inspired leaf lanterns! Participants will use natural materials to build their own paper lantern to take home.

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Herb Window Box

Friday, March 22, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Taste a variety of different herbs and then plant your own window box. This easy-to-care-for project is perfect for indoor growing and will make your recipes taste great.

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Night Bloom

Friday, April 5, 7:30-8:45 p.m.

Take an evening stroll through the Garden to learn about the many plants that bloom at night. From cacti to bananas, this guided tour led by Botanical Garden staff will focus on plants that are pollinated by bats and moths under the cover of darkness. Plus, take home your own night-blooming plant.

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Plant a Pizza Garden

Saturday, May 11, 2-3:15 p.m.

Plan and create your own garden box designed to provide fresh ingredients for delicious homemade pizza. Spinach, basil, oregano, tomatoes and many more are easy to grow and taste great on pizza. Kids will love knowing they’re eating food they helped grow.

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Flower Scepters & Crowns

Sunday, May 12, 1-2:15 p.m.

Celebrate Mother’s Day by learning about a variety of flowers and creating handmade flower crowns and wands with your little prince or princess.

REGISTER FOR FLOWER SCEPTERS AND CROWNS