A fun, creative experience for families.
These hands-on workshops are designed for youth ages 5-14 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
Art in the Garden
Thursday, Aug. 29, 6-7:15 p.m.
Expand your artistic side as you learn basic chalk pastel techniques, use the Garden as inspiration and create your own artwork, watch and mingle with experienced artists in the Garden at Social Irrigation.
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6-7:15 p.m.
Use your imagination to celebrate gardening on a small scale and draw inspiration from fairies, gnomes and sprites to create your own magical miniature garden.
Carnivorous Plant Terrariums
Thursday, Oct. 31, 6-7:15 p.m.
Join us on Halloween to learn about carnivorous plants and their bizarre adaptations for survival. Then, plant and decorate your own spooky terrarium to take home.
Homemade Pumpkin Bread
Saturday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Full of warm autumn spices and fresh pumpkin flavor, this homemade pumpkin bread is sure to be a winner for all ages. Learn more about these iconic fall plants as we explore basic cooking skills, create fresh pumpkin puree and prepare a loaf to take home and enjoy.
Winter Break: Totally Tropical
Friday, Dec. 27-Sunday, Dec. 29
Friday, Dec. 27, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
Learn about tropical plants, small-scale ecosystems and the water cycle as you create your own tropical terrarium to take home.
Saturday, Dec. 28, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.
Learn techniques to create and use plant-based dyes, then design your own custom dyed items.
Sunday, Dec. 29, 1-2:15 p.m.
See our tropical banana plants and learn how they grow, flower and make their delicious fruits. Then, create a batch of banana muffins while learning baking skills.