“Love your events for children! My grandchildren love them even more and talk about them weeks later. Great ideas and presentations!”  –Christy Cronin

“Outstanding experience for kids of all ages!”   –Rene Lucena

“This class was not only interesting, but it incorporated art, science, and social cooperation! We loved it.”   –Linda Collado

“We loved our teacher and subject! A great night with just mom and daughter.”   –Kiley Valentas

Magical Monarch Migration

  • Thursday, September 12, 6-7pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $5; Nonmember $6
  • Best for ages 7 to 10
  • Register by Monday, September 9

Every fall, millions of monarchs travel south to Mexico. Here in Oklahoma, we are lucky to see this migration happen.  In this class, we will learn about this marvelous creature with crafts and games and find a few ways we can help them arrive safely in Mexico. Put your new knowledge to work and join us the next two Fridays after this class for monarch tagging in the Children’s Garden.  

Sprouting Chefs: Healthful Mug Cakes 

Presented by Sprouts

  • Saturday, September 14, 10-11:30am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $15; Nonmember $17
  • Taught by Toni Washington
  • For families, preferably kids ages 7 and up
  • Register by Tuesday, September 10

Learn how to make quick and healthful mug cakes without the hassle and time of using an oven. We’ll talk about simple ingredients, like flour, sugar and fruit and then get to creating and eating these tasty cakes. Everyone will get to decorate and take their mug home to continue the fun.

Sprouting Chefs: Pumpkins and Apples and Fall

Presented by Sprouts

  • Saturday, September 21, 10-11am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $10; Nonmember $12
  • Donna Jung, FCS Extension Educator with Canadian County
  • For families and children ages 5 and up
  • Register by Tuesday, September 17

Dive right into all things fall as we talk about two of our favorite fall fruits – apples and pumpkins.  We’ll learn about these fruits and then make a few easy and creative recipes using them, including how to spice up your pancakes.

Summer’s End Floral Design

  • Saturday, September 21, 1-2pm
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Member $8; Nonmember $10
  • Best for ages 7 to 11

As summer draws to a close and we prepare our gardens for new fall colors, celebrate the vibrant season one last time with a beautiful flower arrangement! Participants will learn about the elements and principles of floral design before taking a walk through the Children’s Garden to harvest some summer blooms for their very own arrangement to take home.

Little Saplings

  • Every other Tuesday, 10-11am
  • September 10 (SOLD OUT), September 24, October 8, October 22, November 5, November 19, December 3
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Member $3; Nonmember $4
  • Best for ages 2 to 5
  • Register by Friday before

Join us in the Children’s Garden for an hour of songs, games and interactive nature fun. Toddlers – and parents – will 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.