Scheduled Activities & Special Events
Great Green Adventures: Dazzling Dragonflies

Autumn leavesAugust 29, 2020
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Join us as we search the pond and the Central Axis Pools for these amazing insects. Learn more


Great Green Adventures: Bye, Bye Birdies

House wrenSeptember 19, 2020
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

This is the time of year that the birds begin to migrate, join us as we discover what other animals migrate. Learn more


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 or just explore. Learn more

For the Whole Family


This summer, join a family reading program that connects nature-inspired books with the great outdoors!
Learn more