Girl stacking tree blocks
Children's Garden Closing Weekend

Child climbing hay balesOctober 31 & November 1, 2015
Activities 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join us as we put the put the Children’s Garden to bed with two festive fun-filled days of hands-on activities celebrating the changing of the seasons. Enjoy special family activities including planting, crafts, face-painting, live music and visiting birds from the Wild Bird Sanctuary, to name a few. Learn more


Drop in on Us!

Boy and Garden instructorJoin us for a Great Green Adventure drop-in program…explore plants, nature and green living through hand-on activities, stories and games. Great Green Adventures are designed for ages 6–12 and pre-registration is not required.
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See additional Garden events especially for kids!

Be sure to check out classes and additional happenings for kids and families at the Garden, the Shaw Nature Reserve and the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.


Children's Garden

Girl climbing ropes in Children's Garden
The Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden (open April–October) is the perfect place to make new discoveries. Host your next birthday party, come for a drop-in program, learn at a germination station or just explore. Learn more