Scheduled Activities & Special Events
Great Green Adventures: Early Bloomers

CrocusMarch 18, 2017
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

We’ll search for the first signs of spring as much of the Garden starts to wake up.Learn more


Great Green Adventures: Woodland Wonderland

Path in English Woodland GardenApril 15, 2017
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Celebrate Arbor Day and Earth Day by investigating the English Woodland Garden; we’ll search high and low for leaves of all shapes and colors. Learn more


Activities in the Brookings Exploration Center

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



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