Family Workshops2018-11-20T16:00:48+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

Winter Break: Stuck on Cacti

Thursday, Dec. 27- Saturday, Dec. 29

Looking for a fun family experience over winter break? Join us for an array of drop-in activities (free with admission) that celebrate the unique beauty of cacti with games, crafts and activities.

Sand Art Terrariums Thursday,  Dec. 27, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Mix up the standard terrarium look by using layers of colorful sand and air plants to create a stunning new art piece to take home.

REGISTER FOR SAND ART TERRARIUMS – AM
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Succulent Dish Gardens Friday,  Dec. 28, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Explore desert ecosystems and succulents and then design and plant your own desktop desert.

REGISTER FOR SUCCULENT DISH GARDENS – AM
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Cooking with Cacti  Saturday,  Dec. 29, 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m.

Have a curious budding chef at home? Learn how to prepare and incorporate these prickly plants into several tasty dishes.

REGISTER FOR COOKING WITH CACTI – AM
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Bulb Beauties

Saturday, Jan. 19, 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

During the coldest time of year, learn all about bulbs and how to force them into bloom. Take with you a variety of bulbs planted in your own miniature bulb garden to make spring come early in your home.

REGISTER FOR BULB BEAUTIES

Chocolate Chat

Saturday, Feb. 16, 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Have fun learning about chocolate – and eating it too! See the cacao tree in our conservatory, learn how chocolate is made, and make your own delicious hot chocolate mix to take home.

REGISTER FOR THE CHOCOLATE CHAT