Scheduled Activities & Special Events
Great Green Adventures: Art in the Garden

Girl sketching mosaics in Temperate HouseDecember 19, 2015
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Join us as we search for sculptures, mosaics and other art in the Garden. Learn more


Great Green Adventures: A Winter Tree Home

Squirrel on treeJanuary 16, 2016
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Join us as we explore the winter trees and find out why they make good homes. Learn more


Activities at Tower Grove House

Visit the historic Tower Grove House March 28, 2015 through December 30, 2015 for:

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