Scheduled Activities & Special Events
Great Green Adventures: Trees with Winter Coats

Evergreen needlesDecember 17, 2016
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Why do some trees keep their leaves or needles over the winter and others lose them? Join us as we get to know some of the trees in the Garden by their bark, needles or berries. Learn more

 

Great Green Adventures: Winter Color Walk

PossumhawJanuary 21, 2017
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

There may not be many plants blooming, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find color in the Garden. Join us as we search out common, and some not so common, colors in the Garden. Learn more

 

Activities in the Brookings Exploration Center

MakerSpace
Daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
at Brookings Exploration Center (included in Garden admission)
Enjoy hands-on activities!

 

Activities at Tower Grove House

Visit the historic Tower Grove House through December 31, 2016 for:

Storytelling
Wednesdays & Saturdays at 11 a.m.
in Tower Grove House (included in Garden admission)
Relax a while and enjoy a nature-themed story in the cozy story corner of Henry Shaw’s country home.

Tower Grove House is open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed Mondays, Tuesdays and the months of January through March. The House is also closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.

 

 


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