“Our kids love Miss Lily!”
“Ms. Lily is a great teacher! Very fun!”
“Great class! The girls loved it!”
“This class was so much fun! Our love for the birds –and for being good stewards of nature – was really elevated!” –Linda Collado
“The class was perfect! I liked that it was a small class with more than enough supplies. This will definitely be our new Christmas tradition. Thank you!” –LaMeisha Cheridor
“Lily was great! Well organized and fun.” -Brittnee

Weekly Walk-Ups

  • July 6–August 12, Monday–Wednesday, 10 am-Noon
  • Children’s Garden Porch
  • Drop-in activities; $2 suggested donation per child

Come to the Children’s Garden for some fun activities that explore the world of plants.

Make-It Mondays Children will “make and take” something home using a variety of natural and human-made craft materials.

Plant-astic Tuesdays Learn about what plants are blooming that week in the Children’s Garden. Then go on a hunt to find that plant yourself!

Reading Wednesdays It’s that time of year when Reading Wednesdays moves back outside. We’ll be reading nature-inspired books that connect children with what is growing and changing in the Garden each week.

Family Workshop: Marvelous Mallards

  • Thursday, July 16, 6-7pm
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $7; Nonmember $9
  • Best for ages 6 to 10

Do you and your kids love feeding the ducks at the Gardens? This is the perfect class for your family. We will learn about our resident water birds and what foods are best for their health and happiness. Then we’ll visit our feathered friends and feed them a healthy little feast.

Family Workshop: Fall Monarch Gardens 101

  • Friday, August 14, 2pm
  • Member $16; Nonmember $18
  • Best for ages 6 to 10

Learn a bit about monarch butterflies, visit some example habitats in the Gardens, and learn how to help monarchs in your backyard and neighborhood. Everyone will head home with one milkweed plant and one nectar plant for their home garden.


In keeping with recommendations and requirements regarding COVID-19:

  • Attendees are required to wear a mask.
  • Attendees must social distance in order to participate. While inside we will physically distance chairs for easy seating.
  • The instructors will be wearing masks and using a microphone so everyone can hear them.