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“Lily always does a great job!” –Christy Prescott

Sprouting Chefs: Strawberries Galore

“Miss Lily is WONDERFUL! Keep ahold of her!” –Toni Jackson


Little Saplings

  • Tuesday,  October 23, November 6, 20; December 4, 18, 10-11am
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Member $3; Nonmember $4
  • Best for ages 2 to 5
  • Register by Friday before Ronline at

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.

Family Workshop: Seasonal Pumpkin Dioramas

  • Saturday, October 27, 10am-Noon
  • 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • Member $16; Nonmember $18
  • Jeanne Parkhurst, local educator and teaching artist
  • For families, best for ages 7 to 12
  • Register by Tuesday, October 23

Create a festive scene inside of a craft pumpkin to display in your home just in time for Halloween! We will use signs of the season for inspiration to form a natural or spooky display. Kids and families can work together or alone, using their imagination and a variety of supplies and techniques offered by the instructor.

Sprouting Chefs: Holiday Gifts In A Jar

  • Saturday, November 10, 2-3:30pm
  • Member $14; Nonmember $18
  • Donna Jung, FCS Extension Educator with Canadian County
  • For families, preferably kids ages 5 and up

Learn how to create simple, thoughtful and tasty mason jar DIY treats to give as gifts during the holidays. First we’ll make a couple gifts in a jar, then we’ll get to sample a few of those goodies already cooked. All supplies will be provided, including clever labels and materials to make the gifts your own.

Family Workshop: Wilderness Wreaths

  • Saturday, November 17, 10-11am
  • Member $6; Nonmember $8
  • Olivia Tegeler, Children’s Garden Manager
  • Best for ages 6 to 10

Autumn is a perfect time to decorate and maintain a supportive habitat for a common Oklahoma bird- the American Goldfinch! In this hands-on lesson, participants will learn about goldfinches and how they can attract these birds to their home. We will end by creating a beautiful fall themed wreath out of natural materials that are useful to this bird, which include seeds and nesting materials.

Thanksgiving Tea Party

  • Tuesday, November 20, 11am-Noon
  • Member $6; Nonmember $8
  • Best for ages 5 to 9

Come enjoy a relaxing tea party with your family right before the busyness of Thanksgiving begins! We’ll sip homemade herbal tea, munch on a few snacks and read some festive stories. Everyone will get to create their own herbal tea blend to take home and enjoy.