Evening Bug Hunt 

“It was GREAT! I loved Lily’s enthusiasm. She interacted wonderfully with the children!”

Sprouting Chefs: Holiday Gifts in a Jar

“Great class! Well organized and fun! Girls loved it! Got more than we paid for!” –Toni Jackson

Little Saplings

  • Tuesday,  December 18, 10-11am
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Member $3; Nonmember $4
  • Best for ages 2 to 5
  • Register by Friday online HERE

Join us in the Children’s Garden for an hour of songs, games, and interactive nature fun. Toddlers (and parents!) will get to learn about the exciting world of gardens in an engaging and educational way. Each week features a new theme with corresponding activities and learning opportunities. Every Little Saplings event begins with a song, ends with a sensory bin, and includes a hands-on craft.

Winter Break Natural Card Making

  • Tuesday, December 18, 10am-Noon
  • Member $12; Nonmember $13
  • Jeanne Parkhurst, local educator and teaching artist
  • Best for ages 6 to 11
  • REGISTER HERE

Create festive greeting cards using inspiration and items from nature to give as gifts to family and friends this holiday season. Kids will get to use a variety of supplies from the art closet and the garden to craft handmade cards and stationary. Kids can be dropped off for the program – perfect for kids on Winter Break.

December Drop-Ins

  • December 19, 20 & 21, 10am-Noon
  • Member $4; Nonmember $5
  • Best for ages 6 to 10

Kids will discover the beauty and fun nature has to offer even during the winter. Join us each day with story time every 30 minutes, holiday ornament or gift making and interactive education. Every day has a different theme and craft.