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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.